“It was September 1983, and a small group of employees for the newly formed Kitsap County Public Transportation Benefit Area Authority had gathered at a run-down bus yard along Charleston Avenue in Bremerton to see what they had to work with.
The fledgling transit agency – rebranded “Kitsap Transit” at its first board meeting – had just taken possession of the private transit company Bremerton-Charleston Transportation’s operations, including the maintenance facility…
To address the agency’s need for buses, Hayes bought used rolling stock from transportation agencies in California. Clauson made numerous trips to California to drive the coaches up to Washington.”
Charleston Avenue, Bremerton, WA