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Milestones are a valuable tool for the public to chart Sound Transit's achievements and hold it accountable throughout the year.

There are 28 milestones for 2018. These milestones continue our tradition of planning and providing services that connect the people of Central Puget Sound.

2018 Milestones

Serving our customers - Building the system - Planning for the future - Committed to sustainability and transit-oriented development


Checkbox checked Hire a Chief Customer Experience Officer
Checkbox checked Double-deck coaches put into service
Checkbox checked Update Transit-Oriented Development (TOD) policy
Empty check box. Launch mobile-friendly website
Empty check box. Ridership reaches record 50 million with 165,600 daily boardings


Checkbox checked Break ground for Operations and Maintenance Facility - East
Checkbox checked Northgate Link tunneling substantially complete
Checkbox checked Set Lynnwood Link Extension budget and schedule
Checkbox checked Select Sounder Base project to be built
Checkbox checked Begin Bus Rapid Transit alternatives development
Empty check box. Set Federal Way Link Extension budget and schedule
Empty check box. Initiate project development on South Sounder expansion program
Empty check box. Issue design/build Request for Proposal (RFP) for Puyallup/Sumner projects
Empty check box. Issue design/build RFP for Federal Way Link Extension
Empty check box. Launch on-demand bike locker program
Empty check box. Set budget and schedule for Puyallup/Sumner projects
Empty check box. Select Downtown Redmond Link project to be built
Checkbox checked Complete Downtown Bellevue Tunnel excavation for East Link 
Checkbox checked Complete post-tensioning of I-90 floating bridge for East Link
Empty check box. Open Northgate Station parking garage


Checkbox checked Implement paid family leave program
Empty check box. Adopt updated ST Sustainability Plan
Empty check box. Award contract for Next Generation ORCA System Integrator
Empty check box. Adopt service plan for rail-only Downtown Seattle Transit Tunnel
Empty check box. Complete co-location of all system expansion project teams
Empty check box. Launch new employee training content and interface
Empty check box. Adopt strategic access fund guidelines
Empty check box. Launch workplace flexibility program