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Northgate Link Extension

Project Highlights


  • Link light rail

Start of service:

Open for service: 2021


Northgate Link Extension adds three new stations to the growing light rail network, providing access to the system for riders living and working north of Seattle. Stations in the Northgate, Roosevelt and U District neighborhoods will be served with frequent bus connections, a park and ride and pedestrian and bike paths.


  • Construction


  • Length: 4.3 miles; 3 stations
  • Ride time:
    • 14 minutes from Northgate to downtown Seattle
    • 55 minutes from Northgate to Sea-Tac Airport
  • Budget: $1.9 billion
  • Construction type: tunnel, elevated and surface


  • Seattle Area

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