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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.

Get ready for Bike Month with secured bike parking at your station

Our regional spring celebration of Bike Everywhere Month in May is just around the corner and we’ve literally got your bike covered at our train stations and park-and-ride lots. Most of our stations ...

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Rails going in Northgate train tunnels

It's exciting times at the portal to the Northgate light rail tunnels where contractors are welding 80 foot long rail "sticks" together to haul into the tunnels beneath the University of Washington and ...

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Ride to Safeco on the Mariners

Good news baseball fans – the Mariners are picking up your ticket to ride Link light rail to and from Safeco Field on game days starting this Thursday through June 3. Your game ticket, either digital or ...

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Reserved parking: Sound Transit and King County Metro want your feedback on paid parking permits for solo drivers

(This post has been updated to show the latest outreach efforts kicking off for solo parking permits at select Sound Transit facilities.) Sound Transit and King County Metro are kicking off outreach ...

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Rails on the way for Northgate tunnels

Last year was a busy one for the 4.3-mile light rail extension from the University of Washington Station to the Northgate neighborhood north of downtown Seattle. Workers put in almost 1 million hours of ...

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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 ...

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