Snohomish County, Wash. – Community Transit’s Swift Green Line was presented with the Innovative Transportation Solutions Award by the Women's Transportation Seminar (WTS), Puget Sound Chapter.
The Swift Green Line was recognized as an exceptional project advancing transportation. The group honors projects with women in key leadership positions. The Swift Green Line project team was led by June DeVoll, Community Transit’s Manager of Strategic Planning and Grants and Joy Munkers, Director of Planning and Development. DeVoll served as the project manager for Swift Green Line with Munkers serving as project sponsor, providing executive leadership. From planning through implementation, DeVoll and Munkers were supported by an internal and external project team that included more than 50 women.
Swift Green Line was lauded for its role in presenting transportation solutions, such as:
Linking jobs and residents: Directly links 46,000 residents and 53,000 jobs and provides one-transfer connections to major regional destinations.
Community Transit will launch its second bus rapid transit line, the Swift Green Line, at noon on March 24. The agency invites the public to a community celebration from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at McCollum Park.
Details about Swift Green Line can be found at www.communitytransit.org/swiftgreen
Community Transit is responsible for providing bus and paratransit service, vanpool and alternative commute options in Snohomish County. The agency is building a network of Swift bus rapid transit lines with Swift Blue Line along Highway 99 and the Swift Green Line between Canyon Park/Bothell and Boeing/Paine Field opening on March 24.