News releases

Link riders encouraged to prepare for 10 weeks of disruptions starting in January

As Link light rail users prepare for the holidays, they should also be planning for significant alterations to their normal trips in the New Year. Starting Jan. 6, construction to integrate new light rail to the Eastside into the existing system will require trains to operate less frequently for 10…

Tacoma Link to run extended hours for Black Keys concert at Tacoma Dome

Sound Transit will operate extended hours to accommodate crowds leaving the Tacoma Dome for the Black Keys concert on Saturday, November 23. The event begins at 7 p.m.  The last northbound Tacoma Link train will depart Tacoma Dome Station at 11:48 p.m. The last southbound Tacoma Link train will…

Snohomish County buses will meet light rail at Northgate in 2021

As Link light rail expands north toward Snohomish County, Community Transit and Sound Transit are exploring bus service changes to connect riders with fast, reliable service to the University of Washington, downtown Seattle and other regional destinations.  The agencies are requesting feedback on…

Sound Transit holding drop-in sessions on Tacoma Dome Link Extension and OMF South

Sound Transit is engaging South Sound communities on light rail projects coming to the region. There will be opportunities for the public to learn more about the Tacoma Dome Link Extension (TDLE) and Operations and Maintenance Facility South (OMF South) through drop-in sessions in November and…

Sound Transit to host public meetings about design and construction of Federal Way Link light rail extension

Sound Transit will hold two open houses this month on upcoming construction of the extension of regional light rail from Angle Lake to the Federal Way Transit Center that will open in 2024. The 7.8-mile extension will have three new stations near Kent/Des Moines Road, South 272nd Street and…

Statement of Sound Transit Board Chair John Marchione on the passage of I-976

“At the next meeting of the full Sound Transit Board on Nov. 21 we will begin the process of responding to I-976. The Board will hear presentations from the agency’s finance staff as well as our general counsel. The Board will consider Sound Transit’s obligations to taxpayers who want their motor…

Sounder trains to run for Sunday Sounders FC match

Sports fans can skip traffic coming into Seattle on Sunday by riding Sound Transit’s Sounder event trains for the MLS Cup Final Sounders FC vs. Toronto FC 12 p.m. match. Inbound Sounder trains will depart Lakewood at 9:16 a.m. and from Everett at 9:45 a.m. Return trains depart King Street Station…

Sounder Seahawks game day trains will run Sunday

Seattle Seahawks fans can save on travel time, parking and gas by taking Sound Transit's popular Sounder trains to the Seahawks 1:05 p.m. game Sunday, November 3 against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Special Sounder service is in addition to regular Red line light rail, ST Express, and King County…

Tacoma Link/Orange Line to run extended hours for Luke Combs concert at Tacoma Dome

Sound Transit will operate extended hours to accommodate crowds leaving the Tacoma Dome for the Jonas Brothers concert on Saturday, November 2. The event begins at 7 p.m.  The last Tacoma Link/Orange Line northbound train will depart Tacoma Dome Station at 11:48 p.m. The last southbound Orange…

Transit tunnel work to prepare for construction of Eastside light rail connection completed ahead of schedule

Crews completed work ahead of schedule on a new temporary center platform at the Pioneer Square station that will allow light rail trains operate on a single track through downtown Seattle during Connect 2020. As a result, a planned downtown light rail closure scheduled for the second weekend of…