SVT Secures Funding for Weekend Bus Service, but Needs to Hire More Drivers

July 17, 2023

Snoqualmie Valley Transportation has received a grant from the State Department of Transportation to add weekend service to the Valley Shuttle for the first time.

Amy Biggs, executive director of SVT, applied for the funds last year, noting it “creates a massive potential for good,” as weekend public transit in the Valley is nearly nonexistent.

Yet, the funding’s success depends on whether SVT can hire more drivers. Since the pandemic, the bus company has struggled to hire and has been forced to temporarily suspend several routes.

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