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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. Compared to our usual June gloom, it’s hot out there. (But kids who live where it’s ...

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Don't play games with your life: stay safe around train tracks

(Editor's note: The image above is a photo illustration, not real life.) Summer is coming, and Sound Transit wants to make sure you can enjoy it safely. Playing games can be fun in the sunshine, but you ...

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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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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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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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