COUPEVILLE — The Everett Connector, aka Route 412, will start up again June 20 with a cash-only $2 one-way fare. Riders 8 years and younger ride free.
The Connector was a commuter favorite for many years, but the special state funds that made it possible dried up in 2014.
After local outcry, state lawmakers put up some cash again — but only if Island Transit started to charge fares.
This marks the first time the agency has charged a fare on any of its routes since its first bus ride Dec. 1, 1987.