News releases

Public comment period for West Seattle, Ballard light rail project extended

Public comment period for West Seattle, Ballard light rail project extended to April 2

Sound Transit seeks volunteers to serve on agency oversight panel

Sound Transit is seeking volunteers from Pierce County and Snohomish County to help the agency succeed in meeting its commitments to the public.

New reserved permit parking options available for Edmonds and Mukilteo Sounder Stations

Starting April 1, riders using the parking lots at the Edmonds and Mukilteo Stations will be able to reserve a spot up to 8 a.m. by purchasing a Single Occupant Vehicle (SOV) permit or signing up for a free carpool permit.

Changes coming to ST Express routes this March

Sound Transit is changing several routes of its ST Express bus service that will increase the agency’s ability to operate service reliably when construction projects close some transit facilities to buses this year and help to optimize service in the face of increasing regional congestion.

Sound Transit light rail ridership grew 6.1 percent and Sounder 4.5 percent in 2018

In 2018 Sound Transit continued to see significant growth in rail ridership, as Link light rail ridership increased 6.1 percent over 2017 and Sounder ridership increased 4.5 percent.

More Metro in March: Added service, all-door boarding on Third Avenue, and buses say goodbye to the Downtown Seattle Transit Tunnel

In partnership with the City of Seattle, more trips will be added on key bus routes beginning March 23. Metro is encouraging riders to study new stop locations in downtown Seattle when 15 routes are redirected onto different city streets and all buses shift out of the Downtown Seattle Transit Tunnel (DSTT) in preparation for opening regional light rail extensions. To keep service moving more easily for customers, Metro is launching all-door boarding on Third Avenue.

Public comment regarding potential locations for Operations and Maintenance Facility South begins today through April 1

Sound Transit has identified six potential sites in South King County for a new Operations and Maintenance Facility (OMF) to serve the expansion of congestion-free light rail service in the Puget Sound.

Sound Transit releases call for system access funding proposals

Sound Transit has issued the first invitation for local governments to submit funding proposals under a new program to help make the region's transit services more accessible.

Public comment period for West Seattle, Ballard light rail project begins, open houses scheduled

Opportunity for the public to weigh in online and in person on end-to-end alternatives for West Seattle and Ballard Link Extensions; comment period ends March 18

Public comment period for West Seattle, Ballard light rail project begins, open houses scheduled

Sound Transit and the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) invite public and agency comment on route and station alternatives for the West Seattle and Ballard Link Extensions project.