News releases

Overnight lane closures on I-5 in DuPont for bridge inspection

Sound Transit will be conducting inspections on two railroad bridges that cross I-5 in DuPont at exit 116 Mounts Road on Dec. 8 and 9.    On Dec. 8, the southbound on-ramp and the two southbound right lanes from milepost 115 to milepost 117 will be closed from 9 p.m. to midnight. From midnight to…

Sound Transit required to temporarily reduce peak hour service on Link light rail

As a result of rail operator staffing shortages, starting Monday, Dec. 7, Sound Transit will be required to temporarily reduce peak hour service on Link light rail. Trains will run every 12 minutes during peak hours on weekdays. Service during other periods currently remains unchanged.  Sound…

Sound Transit light rail trains are now running on clean energy

Sound Transit's Link light rail system is now running on 100 percent carbon-free electricity, making it the first major light rail system in the country to achieve this milestone. The accomplishment is made possible through an innovative agreement with Puget Sound Energy (PSE) to purchase wind…

Sound Transit to hold virtual public hearing on proposed Sounder fare change

Sound Transit will hold a virtual public hearing on Thursday, December 3, starting at 10 a.m. to receive public comment on a proposed Sounder fare change.  Sound Transit is proposing to reduce ORCA LIFT, Youth and Senior & Disabled fares on Sounder. ORCA LIFT fares are for low-income adult…

Sound Transit train, Link light rail, bus schedules for Thanksgiving holiday

Riders should be aware of service reductions for the holiday weekend, including limited Sounder trains the day after Thanksgiving. Thanksgiving Day service Sounder commuter rail will not operate. ST Express bus routes will operate on Sunday schedules. Link light rail will run on Sunday…

Sound Transit Board approves 2021 service changes

The Sound Transit Board of Directors has approved changes to service in 2021, reflecting the expected opening of Northgate Link in September 2021. The new service plan, which incorporates input from 1,900 people who responded to a survey about proposed changes, maintains the reduced service levels…

Sound Transit seeking public comment on proposed Sounder fare change

Sounder riders can now provide feedback on a proposed reduction to ORCA LIFT, Youth and Senior & Disabled fares. The reduction in fares would make Sounder more accessible for these riders and would simplify Sound Transit's fares system wide by bringing Sounder fares in line with Link light…

Sound Transit breaks ground on Puyallup station parking and access project

Sound Transit today kicked off construction of the Puyallup station parking and access project, which includes a new five-level garage and adds surface parking.  In addition to approximately 610 new parking spaces, the project, scheduled to open in 2022, will also construct a pedestrian bridge…

Sound Transit to host online open house on Puyallup Station parking and access project

Sound Transit is building a new garage and improving walking, rolling and bicycling connections to Puyallup station so that more people can conveniently access Sounder trains and enjoy a traffic-free commute. Construction begins this fall, and the garage will open to the public in 2022.  An online…

Sound Transit to increase service on some ST Express routes

In response to increases in ridership, Sound Transit is planning to add weekday service on four ST Express routes in the coming weeks.  Effective November 16, two morning trips and one afternoon trip will be added to Route 522. Three routes will have weekday service added effective December 20…