The Platform

Your express stop for the latest news and behind-the-scenes Sound Transit information

About The Platform

Shifting train lengths on Sounder North to meet demand

Sounder North riders will see a shift in train lengths starting this afternoon (2/9) to meet increases in ridership on select trips and to better distribute seats across the four round trips. Two trips that ...

Read More
Sound Transit in the News: 19 Minutes

Seattle is leading the nation is transit ridership growth. SDOT dives into the numbers. A lot has changed over the last 10 years. Link is one of the big ones. Excited about West Seattle or Ballard Link? ...

Read More
Sound Transit in the News: Happy New Year!

We'll be running Link until 2 a.m. New Years Eve (or is it New Years Day at that point?), so make good choices and have a Happy New Year! Meanwhile or friends at King County Metro and the Seattle Streetcar ...

Read More
2017 look back: Every picture tells a story

It seems like a long time ago that we kicked off 2017 but as the year draws to a close, we here at The Platform thank all our loyal readers of this fledgling “blog.” We got off to a good start and are ...

Read More
Sound Transit in the News: News From the Transit/Transportation Universe

Sound Transit expanding Parking Permit Program WSDOT data show roads are getting worse. We have an idea for how to avoid (spoiler, it's transit!) Sound Transit orders new Tacoma Link cars Northend riders ...

Read More
Sound Transit names new Director for Office of Equal Employment Opportunity, Equity and Inclusion

Jackie Martinez-Vasquez starts today as Sound Transit's Director of the newly-formed Office of Equal Employment Opportunity, Equity and Inclusion. "I am delighted to join Sound Transit," Martinez-Vasquez ...

Read More