Preview our new website

The Platform

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

The Platform Blog - We dig deep, so you don't have to. Subscribe today.


Sounder South track work part of regular maintenance every seven years

Starting Monday October 8 and continuing through mid-November, Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway (BNSF) crews will be replacing the wood railroad ties beneath rail switches their tracks between King ...

Read More
For the record: Link repairs in Tukwila Oct. 5-7

At Sound Transit we take maintenance very seriously. Twice a week, maintenance staff walk or ride portions of the Link tracks performing visual inspections of the rails, ties and other infrastructure. On ...

Read More
Celebrating Latinx Heritage: inside Sound Transit

As Sound Transit celebrates the 50th annual National Hispanic Heritage Month, or Latinx Month, we meet Sound Transit’s Senior System Safety & Assurance Specialist, Cristina Fonseca. It’s the latest ...

Read More
For the record: Kirkland bus rapid transit stop is one piece of an integrated system

In 2024, people living and working in communities north, east and south of Lake Washington will have a new transit alternative to sitting in crippling traffic around these rapidly growing areas. Sound ...

Read More
Seahawks by train: New stop for Sounder fans coming from the south

Head's up Seahawks fans taking Sounder to the Seahawks from the south - your trains will arrive and depart from a new platform even closer to CenturyLink field! Now more than ever, Sounder is the best way ...

Read More
Service Change Sep. 22-24: Changes ahead for I-90 ST Express bus routes

Rainier Freeway Station Closure On September 22 the Rainier Freeway Station will close for 5 years as Sound Transit contractors build the new East Link light light rail Judkins Park Station opening in ...

Read More