This will be an underground station, located in the Roosevelt neighborhood along the west side of 12th Ave NE between NE 65th St and NE 67th. The station will include a plaza with seating and public art and bike parking. There will be two entrances - one at the northwest corner of NE 65th Street and 12th Ave NE and one at the southwest corner of NE 67th Street and 12 Ave NE. Entrances include elevators, escalators and stairs.
Ride to the airport in about 45 minutes or north to Northgate or connect to buses on NE 65th St, 12th Ave NE and Roosevelt Way NE.
Open for service: 2021
Ride time: 45 minutes from Roosevelt to Sea-Tac Airport
Rider projection: Approximately 8,000 daily riders will board the train at Roosevelt Station by 2030.
Phase: Design and Construction
Station: Cut and cover
Tunnels: Built using a tunnel boring machine
Funding: Funding is combination of federal grants, MVET and local sales tax
Open House - U District Station
Dec 11, 2013: U District Construction Open House: Northgate Link Extension
Northgate Link Extension construction update
Nov 27, 2013: Construction Update for Roosevelt Station
Construction alert: U District Station
Nov 21, 2013: Light rail construction begins in U District