Milestones

Passengers board the Link light rail at the Capitol Hill Station.

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

There are 26 milestones for 2017. These milestones continue our tradition of planning and providing services that connect the people of Central Puget Sound.


2017 Milestones

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

SERVING OUR CUSTOMERS

Empty check box. Two Sounder round trips added between Lakewood and Seattle
Empty check box. Nine Sounder cab cars delivered
Empty check box. ST Express bus adds 15,000 service hours
Empty check box. Tacoma Trestle construction completed
Empty check box. Thirty-two double-deck buses arrive for Snohomish County express routes
Empty check box. Ridership reaches record 47 million

BUILDING THE SYSTEM

Checkbox checked East Link tunneling begins in downtown Bellevue
Checkbox checked Construction starts on Northgate Link's Roosevelt and U District stations
Checkbox checked East Link construction begins in Bel-Red corridor
Checkbox checked Northgate Link's systems construction contract awarded
Checkbox checked Design-build contract awarded for Link Operations & Maintenance Facility—East
Checkbox checked Contract awarded for manufacture of five Tacoma Link cars
Checkbox checked Major construction begins on East Link's I-90 floating bridge segment
Empty check box. Established goals are met for small and disadvantaged businesses

PLANNING FOR THE FUTURE

Checkbox unchecked Board selects Federal Way Link project to build
Checkbox checked Agency releases new system expansion plan
Empty check box. Developer chosen for Roosevelt Station mixed-use, mixed-income transit-oriented development
Empty check box. Developer chosen for Columbia City Station mixed-use, mixed-income transit-oriented development
Empty check box. Tacoma Link extension's scope, schedule and budget adopted
Empty check box. Schedule, scope and budget set for Puyallup and Sumner Sounder station access improvements
Empty check box. Preferred alternatives identified for Kent and Auburn Sounder station access projects
Empty check box. Project development initiated on the West Seattle, Tacoma and Ballard light rail extensions
Empty check box. Project development initiated for bus rapid transit on I-405 and SR 522
Empty check box. Developer chosen for First Hill mixed-use, mixed-income transit-oriented development
Empty check box. Lynnwood Link scope, schedule and budget adopted
Empty check box. Solo driver permit parking program launched