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Posted on: March 15, 2019

Reminder, King County Metro Launched Two New Transportation Services in Lake Forest Park & Shoreline

King County Metro Community Ride and Community Van services serve residents in Lake Forest Park and Shoreline. These new services provide community members with both an on-demand evening option and a reservation-based, group trip option for trips at other times of day.


How/When to Use Community Ride:

  • Book trips on-demand using the Community Ride app anywhere throughout the service area. Download the Community Ride app by visiting the App Store (iOS) or the Google Play store (Android) and searching “Community Ride.”
  • Riders without access to a smartphone or data plan may book rides by phone at 1-855-233-1880.
  • Hours of operation: Monday – Saturday 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. and Sunday 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
  • All Community Ride vehicles are wheelchair accessible and have bike racks.
  • All standard Metro fares and payment methods apply, including ORCA, cash, paper transfers and mobile ticketing.

How/When to Use Community Van:

  • Preschedule a Community Van trip by contacting Shoreline-Lake Forest Park’s Community Transportation Coordinator, Bree Boyce, at Communityvan@Hopelink.org.
  • Make a new trip request at least 48 hours in advance of your desired trip. Riders wishing to join existing scheduled trips may join same day by contacting the CTC.
  • Community Van is eligible for use 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
  • Community Van has 12 passenger or 6 passenger vans available, depending on group size. ADA-equipped vans are available upon request.
  • All monthly ORCA passes, including transfers, are accepted along with mobile tickets via the Transit GO app. Drivers are unable to accept cash payment.


FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT:
Torie Rynning, King County Metro, 206-225-8303

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