• ROUTE 26 BUS STOP REMOVAL/RELOCATIONS

    Due to spacing and safety concerns the following stops are being relocated or removed effective December 11, 2022. RC101 - 26S Goethals Drive at Swift Blvd. (back of library) will be moving South RC145 - 26N Goethals Drive at Swift Blvd. (TC Orthopedic & Surgery Center) will be moving South RC208 - 26N George Washington Way at Gowen Ave. (across from Richland Inn) will be moving South. RC207 - 26N George Washington Way at Swift Blvd. (Homewood Suites) will be remo

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  • MINOR ROUTE ADJUSTMENT TO METRO ROUTE 1

    Effective December 11, 2022 a minor adjustment will take place on Eastbound Metro Route 1 to reduce wait time at Columbia Center Blvd. and Quinault Ave. The route will travel south on Columbia Center Blvd. and east on Okanogan Place. A new stop will be placed on Okanogan Place next to Lowes. Route 123 will still service the stop at Red Lobster and Target however, Metro Route 1 will no longer be servicing that stop. Westbound route will remain the same.

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  • UPDATE: Service Back on Route | DETOUR ALERT - ROUTE 170 OUTBOUND

    Detour due to construction. Location affected 9th Street heading out of Benton City. Right on Chris Avenue, left on 14th curves into Babs Avenue continue right onto Babs Avenue to resume regular route.​

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  • DETOUR ALERT SATURDAY NOV. 5 - ROUTE 20

    West Richland is holding their annual Veterans Day Parade Saturday, November 5. This day Route 20 will be placed on a detour, and a shuttle van will provide service to West Richland beginning at 7:00am until the end of the parade (around 12:30pm). Van will pick up passengers from West Gate Center on Van Giesen in Richland and transport passengers to their destinations in West Richland along the detour. Route 20 will turn around at West Gate Center and hold on Alder Street next to Papa Johns

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  • 2023 ANNUAL SERVICE PLAN

    Ben Franklin Transit’s 2023 Annual Service Plan consists of modest service change recommendations that will result in improved fixed route service on Saturdays and Sundays while increasing efficiencies to the high-frequency METRO routes during off-peak hours. Changes to CONNECT and General Demand services that will encourage higher usage of our fixed route system are also being recommended. CLICK HERE for more information.

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  • UPDATE - Service back on route | DETOUR ALERT - ROUTE 41

    Detour due to Construction. Location affected 19th and Garfield. Clockwise From Garfield Street right on Park Hills Drive, left on Ione Street, right on 19th Ave. to continue regular route. Counter Clockwise from19th Ave. left on Ione Street, right on Park Hills Drive, left on Garfield Street to continue on regular route.

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  • UPDATE: Service back on route| DETOUR ALERT - ROUTE 123

    Detour in effect daily until 1 pm. After entering the mall parking lot, left turn at intersection, 2nd aisle after intersection turn right, continue up and make a slight jog to the left after stop line (alongside building), stop and board/de-board passengers. After the road bends, continue along mall parking lot and turn right to continue regular route.

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  • UPDATE: Service back on route | DETOUR ALERT - METRO ROUTE 1 WB

    Detour due to construction. Location affected Lewis Street onramp to Highway 395. From Lewis Street right on Road 28, left on Sylvester Street, right on Road 34, right on Court Street, right onto SB Highway 395 entrance ramp to continue regular route.

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