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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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ST in the News: Sounder to the Sounders

This Sunday is the first Sounders FC MLS match of the season and the first Sounder trip to the match. Join us against MLS newcomer LAFC and see the entire schedule here.  This weekend has a lot of other ...

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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 ...

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From the Boardroom: 600 new homes coming to Roosevelt, Capitol Hill, and First Hill

Thursday was a big day for housing near transit, or what the wonks call "transit-oriented development" (TOD). The Sound Transit Board approved three motions that will bring nearly 600 new units of ...

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From the Boardroom: East Link Update, 2018 Financial Plan and more

This is the first of a regular feature we're calling "From the Boardroom", in which we'll highlight actions taken by the full Sound Transit Board at their montly meeting. We'll publish this the 4th Friday ...

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Something fishy on your ride? Text us ASAP!

After a few months of testing, Sound Transit has rolled out a new 24/7 option to contact our security officers via text from your cell phone. The text line is monitored 24/7 by security officers who can ...

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