Puget Sound

More than $500M headed to Puget Sound transit agencies in federal coronavirus aid

Metro buses in downtown Seattle on Wednesday, March 25, 2020. Metro transit will benefit the most from the government financial aid. It will help them maintain service as the number of riders drop and they stop collecting fares. 213462

The federal funding can be used for backfilling agency losses, covering operating costs dating back to Jan. 20 and paying extra cleaning costs.

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