King County Metro transit operator concerned by increasing drug use in buses

The driver said fentanyl use has gone up in the last several months.

SEATTLE — A King County Metro transit operator said drug use in buses on his routes has been getting out of hand and hopes the problem is addressed.

The driver declined to publicly provide his name because he is concerned about possible retaliation by his employer. But he spoke out on behalf of himself and other bus drivers that he says have been witnessing the same issue.

He said one type of drug use has been noticeably worse: fentanyl.

“It’s always fentanyl. They have the tin foil and the

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