East Link Extension
- Link light rail
Start of service:
East Link will give riders a fast, frequent and reliable connection between the Eastside's biggest population and employment centers and destinations across King, Pierce and Snohomish counties. When East Link opens, passengers will be able to ride over 50 miles of light rail with other new extensions also open north to Lynnwood and south to Kent/Des Moines.
- Final Design
Length: 14 miles
- Mercer Island to University of Washington: 20 minutes
- South Bellevue to Sea-Tac Airport: 50 minutes
- Overlake Transit Center to Bellevue Transit Center: 10 minutes
Rider projection: About 50,000 riders will use East Link every day by 2030.
Budget: $3.7 billion
- East King County
Park-and-Ride replacement map (1.24 MB)Oct 16, 2016: East Link construction replacement parking map.
- Oct 14, 2016
- Lane closures on 110th Avenue NEOct 4, 2016: Over the course of the past three months, Sound Transit's contractor has been installing tunnel monitoring equipment along the downtown Bellevue tunnel alignment.