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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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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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Sounder south gets better than ever with new trips starting 9/25

South King and Pierce County commuters get more options for taking the train to work starting Monday, September 25th. Two new roundtrips are being added between Seattle-Lakewood, bringing the total number ...

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Link to air conditioning, pools and "cooling centers"

Yep, it's hot out there and it looks like it's going to stay hot for awhile.  And besides the heat frying our Pacific Northwestern internal thermostats, we're being hotboxed by wildfire smoke from our ...

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