Seattle Area Transit
Community Transit Serves Snohomish County, Washington (the next county north of Seattle) with extensive bus service.
Everett Transit Serves the city of Everett, Washington, about 30 miles (about 50 km.) north of Seattle.
Metro Transit Serves King County, Washington (the county Seattle is in) with extensive bus service and tow streetcar lines.
Pierce Transit Serves Pierce County, Washington (the next county south of Seattle), including the City of Tacoma, with extensive bus service.
Seattle Center Monorail The monorail that has been operating in Seattle since 1962.
Sound Transit Serves Snohomish, King and Pierce counties with high-speed rapid transit utilizing express busses, commuter trains, and light rail.
Other Transit Systems
Translink: Vancouver, B.C., regional transit system. Includes buses, elevated light rail, ferries, and bus rapid transit.
TriMet: Portland, Oregon, regional transit system includes buses and light rail.
APTA (American Public Transportation Association) “Public Transportation Takes You There.”
CETA (Coalition for Effective Transportation Alternatives) Fighting to stop the Link light rail project and use the money for better forms of mass transit.
Citizens for King County Monorail A group promoting three monorail lines to connect suburbs of Seattle.
Light Rail Central The North American Light Rail Information Site.
Monorail links Links to some other monorail-related sites
Monorail Society An international society of monorail boosters. This site tells about virtually all the world's monorails with links to most of them.
Smarter Transit Campaigning for cheaper, more effective, alternatives to rail, such as bus rapid transit.
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©2003 Robert M. Fleming Jr.
This page was last updated 19 April 2017.