News releases

News releases

Sound Transit CEO Selection Committee meets on Dec. 2; Board meeting Dec. 16 2:30 to 5:00pm

The Sound Transit Board of Directors will convene the first meeting of its CEO Selection Committee on December 2 from 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. The committee will receive an overview of the CEO search process, timeline and work plan. The committee will also consider a potential action to direct the…

Sounder Seahawks game day trains December 5

The Seattle Seahawks have changed the start time of their game this week, so fans can now save on travel time, parking and gas by taking Sound Transit’s popular Sounder trains to the Seahawks 1:25 p.m. game Sunday, December 5 against the San Francisco 49ers.   Special Sounder service is in…

Sound Transit seeks public input on transit-oriented development in Lynnwood

Sound Transit is currently asking the public to participate in an online survey to share community priorities on future transit-oriented development in Lynnwood. The agency owns land next to the future Lynnwood City Center Station that will be available for development after Link light rail…

Sound Transit Board to hold first Elected Leadership Group meeting for Everett Link Extension on November 29th

Sound Transit will hold its first Elected Leadership Group (ELG) meeting on November 29th from noon to 2 p.m. as part of the first phase of Alternatives Development of Everett Link Extension. The meeting will be the first of six meetings to be held through 2022. The ELG is composed of Sound…

Construction of Lynnwood Link extension reaches fifty percent completion

Two years after groundbreaking on the project, civil construction on the Lynnwood Link extension has reached the fifty percent completion mark. Construction teams continue to advance the work on the project, which is scheduled to open in 2024. "In just two years, riders will be able to avoid some…

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 transaction terms for $500+ million transit-oriented development in Bellevue

The Sound Transit Board of Directors today approved key transaction terms with developers to build almost seven acres of transit-oriented development (TOD) adjacent to the recently completed Operations and Maintenance Facility: East. BRIDGE Housing and its partners were selected last year to…

Statement of Sound Transit Chief Safety Officer David Wright on resumption of Amtrak service on the Point Defiance Bypass

Amtrak’s Nov. 18 resumption of its Cascades passenger service on the Point Defiance Bypass follows Amtrak and other agencies work to meet rigorous requirements imposed by Sound Transit.  Rather than permitting service on its tracks according to any predetermined schedule, Sound Transit committed…

Sounder Seahawks game day trains Nov. 21

Seattle Seahawks fans can save on travel time, parking and gas by taking Sound Transit's popular Sounder trains to the Seahawks 1:25 p.m. game Sunday, Nov. 21 against the Arizona Cardinals.  Special Sounder service is in addition to regular Link light rail, ST Express, and King County Metro…

South Bellevue park-and-ride garage opens

Sound Transit has opened the parking garage at the future East Link South Bellevue Station nearly two years before East Link begins operating in 2023, providing easy transit access to Eastside passengers.  ST Express and King County Metro riders who had to use alternative parking spaces when East…