6.3% of Swift passengers bring a bike on board, more than five times higher than our system average of 1.1% bike boardings. The Swift racks hold 50% more bikes than average, too (three bikes vs. two).
9-12% of Swift passengers are students at Edmonds Community College using their EdPass transit benefit.
12 seconds is how long buses spend at each station for passengers to board and deboard.
15 hybrid diesel vehicles are used to operate Swift.
20% less time than local buses to travel the 17 miles from Everett to Shoreline - about 50 minutes.
43 seats per bus – less than usual to leave room for three doors, wider aisles, interior bike racks and easier wheelchair boarding.
44% of Swift riders use an ORCA card for faster boarding and transfer credit.
62-feet long articulated buses, the longest in our fleet
90% of Swift operating costs for its first three years are paid for by grants, fares and our partnership with Everett Transit.
200 or more boardings an hour from 6 a.m. to 5 p.m.. on weekdays. That’s a long peak period.