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Federal Way Link project experiencing market pressures

Sound Transit is working to deliver critical mass transit investments across the region under mounting cost pressures from the region’s supercharged construction and housing market. We continue to focus ...

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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. (Kids who live where it’s grey for nine months out of the year shouldn’t complain about ...

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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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Take the stairs: a new backup plan for escalator issues at UW Station

Short version: Sound Transit has a new protocol in place at the University of Washington Station to make the back stairs available to riders going to or from the light rail platform if the escalators are ...

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Link is the best way to Husky Stadium

With the University of Washington station literally steps from Husky Stadium, Link light rail is the best way to get to and from one of the greatest college football settings in the country. No traffic ...

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Why doesn't Link light rail use turnstiles?

Much like we assume Peter Dinklage can't go to a dinner party without being asked about dragons and crossbows, one of the most common questions we get is, "Why don't the Link trains use turnstiles* like ...

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