The Platform

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

About The Platform

Bruce Gray

The native Hoosier joined Sound Transit in 2003 after getting laid off from his technical writing job at Adobe Systems during a tech downturn. Prior to that he reported for the Associated Press.  Formerly a Sound Transit spokesperson, he now manages Sound Transit’s social media channels. The 17-year Columbia City resident rides Link to work as much as possible and spends his spare time playing soccer, skiing, camping and keeping up with two daughters.

Water by train - your Link to cool water in Seattle

Like many of you, we’ve been watching the weather and listening to the kids complain about it being soooo hot. Compared to our usual June gloom, it’s hot out there. (But kids who live where it’s ...

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Cell service live in Beacon Hill tunnels and underground station

We’re live under Beacon Hill! Contractors have finished installing and testing new antennas in the Beacon Hill tunnels and underground station to provide cell service for our riders. With Beacon Hill on ...

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Handmade transit: over three million labor hours so far into building Northgate Link

Our latest in an onging series of what goes into building massive infrastructure projects takes us underneath the University of Washington campus to see crews pouring concrete for the new light rail track ...

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Ride to Safeco on the Mariners

(Update: the partnership with the Mariners is good through July 8!) Good news baseball fans – the Mariners are picking up your ticket to ride Link light rail to and from Safeco Field on game ...

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Become a "Bike Buddy" and help a friend get rolling on a new adventure

We’re just over halfway through Bike Everywhere Month and like a lot of you, we’re looking forward to Friday’s special “Bike Everywhere Day” celebrations when our favorite routes will be dotted ...

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Fresh photos from U District Station

Astute followers of Sound Transit’s Instagram channel may have noticed an upgrade in the pictures we’ve served you lately from our construction sites and regular Link light rail, ST Express bus and ...

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