King County has posted a video with some of the remarks by speakers at the RapidRide B Line pre-launch event yesterday. Officials from both Redmond and Bellevue arrived at the event by RapidRide buses that were later “tied together” with ribbon to symbolize how the B Line will strengthen transit connections between the two communities.

And here’s a photo showing a few of the Metro employees who’ve been working hard to bring RapidRide to the Eastside (click the image for a larger version):

Launching this new service has involved nearly every work group in Metro's organization.