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Reserved parking: Sound Transit looking at expanding paid parking permits to solo drivers

Next year Sound Transit will start outreach to get feedback on plans to offer reserved parking for solo drivers who are frequent transit riders. The permits could be available in late 2018. The initiative ...

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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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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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Celebrate 18 years of ST Express bus service!

Today we thank all of our ST Express bus riders for 18 happy years of service! It was on this day in 1999 that the now-ubiquitous blue and white buses first rolled out in King, Pierce and Snohomish ...

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Name that tune: new busking areas at six light rail stations

Sound Transit has expanded its busker program from a pilot project at the University of Washington and Capitol Hill Link light rail stations to include Beacon Hill, Mount Baker, Columbia City, Othello, ...

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