People who ride the bus around Seattle are adjusting to major service changes this week. One huge shift is the end of the ride-free zone downtown.
In its place, the city’s paying for a free shuttle to help low-income people get around. It runs in a loop downtown Seattle to seven stops near services for homeless and low-income people.
Derek Mitchell got on after his appointment at the WorkSource employment office. “It’s convenient," he says. "It’s very comfortable — a little lightweight jazz in the background. I love it.”