News releases

News releases

Sounder Seahawks game day trains October 31

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, October 31 against the Jacksonville Jaguars.   Special Sounder service is in addition to regular Link light rail, ST Express, and King County Metro…

Sound Transit seeks additional public input on transit-oriented development in Kent/Des Moines

Earlier this year, Sound Transit asked for public comments on the future development of approximately four acres of land in the Kent/Des Moines area. Now, we'd like to share what we heard from community members and get feedback on the updated site concepts for the land. The land is currently being…

West Entrance of Federal Way Transit Center garage closes today

Crews working on the Federal Way Link Extension will close the west entrance of the Federal Way Transit Center parking garage for up to a year beginning today October 25. The west entrance is accessible from 21st Avenue South. Vehicles and pedestrians will still be able to access the garage through…

City of Seattle Office and Sound Transit Finalize No-Cost Land Transfer for Affordable Housing Development in Rainier Valley

The City of Seattle and Sound Transit have finalized the transfer of ten sites in the Rainier Valley from the transit authority to the Seattle Office of Housing, at no cost to the City, for the development of permanently affordable for-sale homes. The ten sites, originally purchased for Sound…

Link light rail service will temporarily single-track at Mt. Baker and Beacon Hill stations late evening Saturday and early morning Sunday

Due to planned maintenance, Link light rail will be single-tracking at the Mt. Baker Station and the Beacon Hill Station starting at 11 p.m. Saturday, October 9 until the end of service and on Sunday, October 10, from the start of service to approximately 7:45 a.m., when normal service will be…

Online open house for South Tacoma and Lakewood Station access projects kicks off today

Sound Transit is seeking public feedback on ideas for improving the experience of getting to and from Sounder trains and regional buses at South Tacoma and Lakewood stations. This includes investments in safer walking, rolling and bicycling connections between stations and their surrounding…

New educational program helps students learn through the arts

stArt Exploring teaches elementary South King County scholars science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) concepts in addition to critical thinking skills through interactive on-line art activities -- giving STEM ideas STEAM by adding "A" for art with the help of artist instructors. Teaching…

Sound Transit seeks community members to participate in advisory groups for West Seattle and Ballard Link Extensions project

Sound Transit is looking for people along the West Seattle and Ballard corridor who bring diverse perspectives and lived experiences to serve on a community advisory group (CAG). The CAGs will provide an additional forum for community members to help inform the Sound Transit Board’s confirmation or…

Link light rail reaches Seattle’s University District, Roosevelt and Northgate neighborhoods

Starting early tomorrow morning, riders will have more options for fast, reliable travel as Sound Transit opens the Northgate light rail extension. The 4.3-mile extension adds three new stations to the system, at Northgate, Roosevelt and U District, with trips of just 13 minutes from Northgate to…

Sound Transit Board selects Stride BRT projects to be built

The Sound Transit Board has selected the route, station locations and roadway improvements for Stride bus rapid transit on I-405 and SR-522/NE 145th. Stride BRT lines are scheduled to open in 2026 and 2027.  Stride BRT will include three lines:  S1 – 1-405 South from Burien to Bellevue, service…