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Pride in your work: inside Sound Transit

Today we kick off the first of a series of introductions to the people who work here at Sound Transit and what motivates them to do what they do. We’re using this tried-and-true brief Q&A format to ...

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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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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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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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Two years in: How University Link is transforming Seattle

Two years ago today we celebrated the opening of the University of Washington and Capitol Hill stations, extending our Link light rail system 3.15 miles completely underground. The new stations have ...

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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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