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Voters rejecting new money for Metro transit; bus cuts coming

With Proposition 1 trailing, King County officials said they will proceed with plans for cutting as many as one-sixth of bus-service hours just as ridership is climbing, a scenario officials have warned about for months. Above, bus riders commute during the 5 p.m. rush hour, in downtown Seattle.

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With Proposition 1 trailing, King County officials said they will proceed with plans for cutting as many as one-sixth of bus-service hours just as ridership is climbing, a scenario officials have warned about for months. Above, bus riders commute during the 5 p.m. rush hour, in downtown Seattle.

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