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Strawberry Festival Parade

Strawberry Festival Parade and 3rd Annual Bike Bash Highlight Community Transit Summer Events

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Roadwork to bring safety improvements

Roadwork to bring safety improvements to SR 527 in Mill Creek Sunday, June 18

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Harvey Field Master Plan

Public Meeting Harvey Field Master Plan Thursday, June 15th at 5:30 pm

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Propeller Airports Breaks Ground At Snohomish

Alaska Airlines Will Begin Commercial Air Service in 2018 at Everett's Paine Field

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511 travel information system updat

Modernization of the 511 travel information system is bringing a new voice and better support to the system, but the popular menus and other features remain the same.

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Surplus Vehicles Target Unserved

Community Transit’s Van GO program has awarded 126 vehicles to non-profit organizations since 2000

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Swift Network Expansion

Swift Network Expansion and 250 More Jobs in Community Transit’s Six-Year Plan

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Published:2017-06-18 County Print Snohomish Times
Strawberry Festival Parade

Snohomish County, Wash. – Clean air superhero Oxy Gene will lead a Double Tall bus in the Strawberry Festival Parade at 7:45 p.m. this Saturday night in Marysville. Next Saturday, June 24, Community Transit sponsors the 3rd annual Snohomish County Bike Bash all-day event at Willis Tucker Park in Snohomish.

These are just some of the events Community Transit will be at this summer to spread the word about expanding bus service and new employment opportunities. Visit www.communitytransit.org/events to see all events.

In its latest draft six-year plan, Community Transit outlines its goals of increasing service 38 percent and hiring 250 new employees, mostly bus drivers and mechanics, by 2022. The agency will have staff at more than a dozen community events this summer to talk about new bus service scheduled to start this September and help people apply for the many new job opportunities. Employment positions are listed online at www.communitytransit.org/jobs.

Marysville Strawberry Parade
Oxy Gene and the agency’s popular Double Tall double-decker bus will travel down State Avenue in Marysville this Saturday night, June 17, in the Strawberry Festival Grand Parade. The parade starts at 7:45 p.m. at 76th Street NE & State Avenue. The parade procession travels south on State Avenue then turns east on 3rd Street and ends at Alder Avenue.

Snohomish County Bike Bash
Pedal on over and join Community Transit for a day of fun, family-friendly bicycle activities at the 3rd annual Snohomish County Bike Bash. The event is Saturday, June 24, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Willis Tucker Park, 6705 Puget Park Drive, in Snohomish. Oxy Gene will be there along with a Swift bus on display.

Whether you are a road warrior, a weekend recreational cyclist or someone simply interested in learning more about biking, the Bike Bash has activities for everyone, including:

• Bike rodeo featuring bicycle safety & skills activities
• $10 discounted bike helmets and fittings from Fire District 7
• Community Transit Swift bus and onboard bike rack demo
• Snohomish County Parks & Recreation information booth
• Live music provided by BridgeCity Church
• Bicycle Blender with healthy smoothie samples
• Guided bike ride on the park perimeter
• Laser Tag provided by Laser Tag Live
• Local bike shops and community bicycle organizations
• Food and drinks

The event is free and open to individuals of all ages and bicycling skill levels. Participants are encouraged to bring their own bicycles and helmets. For more information about the event, visit www.communitytransit.org/BikeBash.

Throughout the summer, Community Transit will be at these established community events, as well as visit local libraries and transit facilities to talk about bus service options:

Seattle Pride Parade and PrideFest, Sunday, June 25
Parade starts at 11 a.m.; PrideFest at Seattle Center runs Noon-8 p.m.

Swift Green Line Community Meeting, Tuesday, June 27
Chinook Room, NW Stream Center, 600 128th Street SE (McCollum Park), Everett; 4-7 p.m.

Community Transit Night at the Aquasox, Saturday, July 8
Oxy Gene will throw out the first pitch at 7:05 p.m. at Everett Memorial Stadium.

Mill Creek Festival, Saturday-Sunday, July 8-9
See a Swift bus up close at the Mill Creek Town Center, Sat. 11 a.m.-6 p.m., Sun. 11 a.m.-5 p.m.

Community Transit Job Fair, Wednesday, July 12
Learn about job opportunities at the transit agency and how to apply from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Community Transit Administration Building, 7100 Hardeson Road, Everett.

Music in the Park, Friday, July 21
Listen to NW band Free Rain, 6:30-8 p.m., North Creek Field #3, 11905 North Creek Pkwy S., Bothell.

National Night Out Against Crime, Tuesday, August 1
Oxy Gene and a Double Tall bus will at Willis Tucker Park in Snohomish, 5-8 p.m.

Stanwood Parade, Saturday, August 5
Oxy Gene and a Double Tall bus will line up at 11 a.m. for the Stanwood Camano Parade.

Movies in the Park, Thursday, August 17
Oxy Gene and a Double Tall bus will be at Willis Tucker Park in Snohomish at 7:30 p.m. before the outdoor showing of Moana.


Strawberry Festival Parade Strawberry Festival Parade
2017-06-18
Strawberry Festival Parade and 3rd Annual Bike Bash Highlight Community Transit Summer Events
Roadwork to bring safety improvements Roadwork to bring safety improvements
2017-06-18
Roadwork to bring safety improvements to SR 527 in Mill Creek Sunday, June 18
Harvey Field Master Plan Harvey Field Master Plan
2017-06-13
Public Meeting Harvey Field Master Plan Thursday, June 15th at 5:30 pm
Propeller Airports Breaks Ground At Snohomish Propeller Airports Breaks Ground At Snohomish
2017-06-05
Alaska Airlines Will Begin Commercial Air Service in 2018 at Everett's Paine Field
511 travel information system updat 511 travel information system updat
2017-06-05
Modernization of the 511 travel information system is bringing a new voice and better support to the system, but the popular menus and other features remain the same.
Surplus Vehicles Target Unserved Surplus Vehicles Target Unserved
2017-06-03
Community Transit’s Van GO program has awarded 126 vehicles to non-profit organizations since 2000
Swift Network Expansion Swift Network Expansion
2017-06-03
Swift Network Expansion and 250 More Jobs in Community Transit’s Six-Year Plan
SWAT Team in Standoff with Barricaded Felon SWAT Team in Standoff with Barricaded Felon
2017-06-03
Marysville SWAT officers were called to a residence in the 8300 block of 76th Ave., where a wanted felon had barricaded himself in his home after officers had attempted to arrest him.
SEEKING PUBLICS HELP SEEKING PUBLICS HELP
2017-06-02
At about 6 a.m. on May 30th, Everett Fire responded to the Coastal Community Bank (10520 19th Ave SE) on the report of a fire alarm.
Road rage shooting Road rage shooting
2017-06-01
Road rage shooting leaves one in critical condition

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