Crossposted excerpt from the Seattle Medium newspaper. 

By Rob Gannon, King County Metro General Manager

Metro Transit GM Rob Gannon portrait photoWhen you board a Metro bus, you’re doing more than getting a ride—you’re exercising a right.

That’s what we believe at Metro: Transportation is a human right—your right to go where you want to go and have access to the opportunities we all need to thrive. Metro works hard to make that right a reality for everyone in King County.

As we strive to do so, the legacy of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King—whose image graces every one of our buses—is a constant and powerful guide.

Read the entire op-ed online at the Seattle Medium: King County Metro honors the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.