An Everett Transit bus drives along Hewitt Avenue in downtown Everett on Friday. (Ian Terry / The Herald)

An Everett Transit bus drives along Hewitt Avenue in downtown Everett on Friday. (Ian Terry / The Herald)

‘Bleeding red ink,’ Everett Transit headed for $1.6M deficit

Sales tax provides about 80 percent of the service’s revenue. And Everett’s retail sector has struggled.

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