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Summertime, when the luggage on Link goes under your seat

Summer is the busiest season for Link light rail trains with more tourists and visits to the ballpark and airport. But busy doesn’t have to mean uncomfortable. Following a few simple tips will make it ...

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Sound Transit in the News: Golden

Your weekly list of Sound Transit stories. Tacoma's new Freighthouse Square train station nearly complete Sounder train to run Sunday afternoon for Mariners vs. Yankees game  New pedestrian bridge ...

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Gold medal for Angle Lake Station

Sound Transit’s Angle Lake Station recently became the first light rail station in the Northwest to win Gold certification from Leadership Energy and Environmental Design (LEED), the most widely used ...

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Happy 8th birthday to Link light rail!

Today marks the eighth anniversary of the launch of Link light rail in Seattle, the culmination of more than 40 years of discussions, plans, arguments, fitful starts and stops and ultimately the catalyst ...

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We Hear You, Eastside Bus Riders

By PETER ROGOFF AND ROB GANNON A version of this story also appeared as an op-ed in the Seattle Times. Major construction projects in downtown Seattle will make commuting tough for the next several ...

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Sound Transit in the News: Ch-ch-changes

Your weekly list of Sound Transit stories. We hear you, Eastside bus commuters. Sound Transit CEO Peter Rogoff and King County Metro Transit GM Rob Gannon talk about the challenges and ...

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