Reduced Fare Options will Accompany June 1 Reintroduction of Fares on Link and Sounder

Recovery Fares to be offered through June 30 during promotion of ORCA LIFT to riders experiencing financial hardships; campaign will emphasize face coverings directive May 18-Effective June 1, Sound Transit will offer temporarily reduced Recovery Fares in response to the economic impact of COVID-19 as the agency re-introduces fares on Link light rail and Sounder.Continue reading “Reduced Fare Options will Accompany June 1 Reintroduction of Fares on Link and Sounder”

Closures on I-5 for Federal Way Link construction

Closures will be along southbound I-5 near Midway Landfill in Kent May 15- Sound Transit crews working on the Federal Way Link Extension will need to close lanes on southbound I-5 from milepost 148.8 to milepost 147.6 beginning Monday May 18 through Thursday May 21 for paving an access road to the construction area andContinue reading “Closures on I-5 for Federal Way Link construction”

Sound Transit to temporarily reduce service further on Link and some ST Express routes

Agency asks riders to only take essential trips and wear face masks April 16-Because of fluctuating staffing availability to operate service, Sound Transit will introduce additional service reductions on Link starting on Monday, April 20 and on certain ST Express routes operated by King County Metro starting Saturday, April 18. The further service reductions alsoContinue reading “Sound Transit to temporarily reduce service further on Link and some ST Express routes”

ST to temporarily reduce service further on Link and ST Express routes serving Pierce and King counties

Reductions reflect reduced staffing availability April 3-Because of reduced staffing availability to operate service, Sound Transit will introduce additional service reductions on Link and on ST Express routes operated by Pierce Transit and King County Metro starting Monday, April 6. The further service reductions also reflect an 85 percent system-wide reduction in ridership, with LinkContinue reading “ST to temporarily reduce service further on Link and ST Express routes serving Pierce and King counties”

Sound Transit Federal Way Link Extension

January 22-On Wednesday, January 22, City Manager Carl Cole, Deputy Mayor Peter Kwon and Councilmember Clyde Hill attended a ceremonial signing at the Angle Lake Light Rail Station. Acting Federal Transportation Administration (FTA) Administrator K. Jane Williams, Sound Transit CEO Peter Rogoff and King County Executive Dow Constantine were also on hand to ceremonially signContinue reading “Sound Transit Federal Way Link Extension”

VIA Transit Option

King County Metro, Sound Transit, and City of Seattle launched a new on-demand shuttle service called Via to Transit that will make it more convenient to take transit in southeast Seattle and Tukwila.  Residents can use the Via app or call 206.258.7739 to hail a ride to and from five Link light rail stations (Mount Baker,Continue reading “VIA Transit Option”