Things are happening along an 11-mile stretch of Pacific Highway South/International Boulevard. Currently served by Metro Transit Route 174, this corridor will soon be home to the county’s first RapidRide bus service.

The A Line, due to launch in October, will be one of six RapidRide lines that will bring frequent service (every 10-15 minutes) and faster trips to some of King County’s most heavily used transit corridors.

In the meantime, check out one of the new RapidRide buses at a festival or transit center (see schedule).

Metro crews are completing the installation of fiber optic cable between Tukwila International Boulevard Station and Kent Des Moines Road. This is part of a new communication network that will give buses more green lights and cut travel time. The network will also operate 24 real-time bus information signs at stations along the A Line.

Check back for more info about RapidRide as Metro prepares to launch the A Line in October!