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Encyclopedia > Community Transit (Snohomish County)

Community Transit is the main public transit authority of Snohomish County, Washington. It operates buses within Snohomish County and to downtown Seattle, the University of Washington, and the Eastside. A taxi serving as a bus Public transport comprises all transport systems in which the passengers do not travel in their own vehicles. ... Snohomish County is a county located in the state of Washington. ... TheBus, established by Mayor Frank Fasi, is Honolulus only public transit system. ... Downtown Seattle, from top of Space Needle (looking south) Map of downtown Seattle Downtown is a neighborhood in Seattle, Washington. ... The University of Washington, founded in 1861, is a major public research university in the Seattle metropolitan area. ... The Eastside is the collective term for the eastern suburbs of Seattle, Washington. ...


Community Transit service began October 4, 1976. The original member cities were Lynnwood, Edmonds, Mountlake Terrace, Brier, Woodway, Marysville, and Snohomish. Monroe and Lake Stevens joined the system in 1977, and two years later they were joined by Stanwood, Granite Falls, Mukilteo, and Sultan. Arlington joined in 1980, and were followed by Gold Bar, Index, and Startup in 1981. Oso and Darrington joined in 1982, Mill Creek joined in 1983. The last to join was Bothell, in 1992. The only city in the county that maintains its own transit system is Everett, the county seat (Everett Transit), though Community Transit does run some buses there. October 4 is the 277th day of the year (278th in Leap years). ... 1976 is a leap year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar). ... Lynnwood is a city located in Snohomish County, Washington. ... Edmonds is a city located in Snohomish County, Washington. ... Mountlake Terrace is a city located in Snohomish County, Washington. ... Brier is a city located in Snohomish County, Washington. ... Woodway is a city located in Snohomish County, Washington. ... Marysville is a city located in Snohomish County, Washington. ... Snohomish is a city located in Snohomish County, Washington. ... Monroe is a city located in Snohomish County, Washington. ... Lake Stevens is a city located in Snohomish County, Washington. ... 1977 was a common year starting on Saturday (the link is to a full 1977 calendar). ... Stanwood is a city located in Snohomish County, Washington. ... Granite Falls is a city located in Snohomish County, Washington. ... Mukilteo (pronounced ) is a city located in Snohomish County, Washington. ... Sultan is a city located in Snohomish County, Washington. ... Arlington is a city located in USA. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 11,713. ... 1980 is a leap year starting on Tuesday. ... Gold Bar is a city located in Snohomish County, Washington. ... Index is a town located in Snohomish County, Washington. ... Startup is a census-designated place located in Snohomish County, Washington. ... 1981 is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Darrington is a town located in Snohomish County, Washington. ... 1982 is a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Mill Creek is a city located in Snohomish County, Washington. ... 1983 is a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Bothell is a city located in the state of Washington. ... 1992 is a leap year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Everett High School (part of Everett Public Schools) Everett Public Schools logo Everett Station Everett is a city located in Snohomish County, Washington. ... Everett Transit is the public transit authority of Everett, Washington, the only city in Snohomish County not to belong to Community Transit. ...


Community Transit also operates the third largest vanpool system in the United States in addition to its bus service, and operates seven routes for Sound Transit. Carpooling is shared use of a car, in particular for commuting to work, often by people who each have a car but travel together to save costs. ... Sound Transit has been the popular name of Washington states Central Puget Sound Regional Transit Authority since 1997. ...


Community Transit's 2001 ridership was 8.2 million passenger trips in 276 buses on 52 routes. 2001: A Space Odyssey. ...


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Sound Transit - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (254 words)
It was formed in 1993 by the Snohomish, King, and Pierce County Councils.
Sound Transit's bus fleet is operated by local transit authorities Community Transit, Metro Transit, and Pierce Transit.
Sound Transit will eventually run up to 18 daily round tips from Tacoma and 4 from Everett to Seattle once all trackwork is completed by BNSF Railway.
Snohomish County Business Journal (999 words)
By 2007, Snohomish County’s diesel-powered “working wheels” — from buses and semi-trucks to bulldozers and excavators — will be required to meet new local and national sulfur standards designed to eliminate 90 percent or more of today’s toxic exhaust gases and fine particulates.
Community Transit is already running its 308-bus fleet on the new cleaner-burning diesel fuel, adding to operating costs, but “the overall benefit to the people of Snohomish County is priceless,” said transportation agency spokesperson Tom Pearce.
Community Transit also has begun installing retrofit devices on some of its buses to recirculate and reburn fine particulates in preparation to meet the 2007 EPA diesel-engine exhaust standards, he said.
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