Budget

Metro Service May Not Need to Be Slashed as Much as Initially Expected

by Mike Lindblom | Seattle Times

Did King County cry wolf to voters with predictions of 16 percent cuts to bus service? The County Council is now considering ways around the deepest cuts. Late in the campaign came new county sales-tax projections for Metro that are up $32 million for 2014 and $31 million for 2015, compared to earlier assumptions.