Newcastle Transit Center adds Metro routes
February 9, 2010
By Tim Pfarr
NEW — 10 a.m. Feb 9, 2010
King County Metro Transit routes 240 and 114 added the Newcastle Transit Center to their routes Feb. 6.
Route 240 runs between Renton and Clyde Hill in Bellevue, and it runs between about 5 a.m. and midnight on weekdays, stopping at the transit center about every 30 minutes. Buses run every 30 minutes from about 7 a.m. to midnight on Saturdays, and every hour from about 8 a.m. to midnight on Sundays.
Route 114 runs from the Renton Highlands to downtown Seattle on weekdays only. Buses on this route only travel to Seattle in the mornings and to the Renton Highlands in the evenings. Buses will stop at the transit center about every 30 minutes from about 5:50-8 a.m. en route to Seattle and from about 4:50-6:20 p.m. en route to the Renton Highlands.
Bus route 219 will continue to stop at the transit center, running between Factoria, Newport Hills and Newcastle on weekdays only. Buses on this route run the loop both clockwise and counterclockwise with stops every hour from about 6:30-9:30 a.m. and from about 3-7 p.m.
The Dial-A-Ride Transit Route 925 will also continue to serve the transit center.