Transit News (Newsletter), 1957-1972

Overview of the Collection

Seattle Transit System
Transit News (Newsletter)
1957-1972 (inclusive)
0.4 cubic feet
Collection Number
Newsletter for employees of the Seattle Transit System.
Seattle Municipal Archives
Seattle Municipal Archives
Office of the City Clerk
City of Seattle
PO Box 94728
Seattle, WA
Telephone: 2062337807
Fax: 2063869025
Access Restrictions

Records are open to the public.


Historical NoteReturn to Top

The five-member Transit Commission was established in 1952 to replace the Seattle Transportation Commission as the administrator of the Seattle Transit System. The Transit Commission was abolished in 1971 when the Transit System was taken over by the newly formed Seattle Department of Transportation. Two years later, jurisdiction was transferred to Metro.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

A monthly publication for employees of the Seattle Transit System. In newspaper format, it includes information on employees and transit routes, safety issues, and transportation topics. The publication includes many photographs. Also held at the Seattle Public Library.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Preferred Citation

[Item and date], Transit News (Newsletter), Record Series 9379-03 Box [number], Folder [number]. Seattle Municipal Archives.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

Subject Terms

  • Local transit--Washington (State)--Seattle
  • Public employees--Washington (State)--Seattle

Geographical Names

  • Seattle (Wash.)