King County Metro services will be fare-free starting Saturday, and bus riders will be asked to board and exit the bus through the back doors.
Fare-free services will include buses, water taxis, and Access paratransit. Riders using mobility devices or the boarding ramp will still be permitted to board through the front door.
The drivers will be notified today and will begin installing signage to alert riders.
Metro buses will also be on a reduced schedule starting Monday, March 23; click here for a full list of reduced bus routes.