Link light rail service will be temporarily suspended between Capitol Hill and University of Washington stations late evenings Jan. 15-17

Shuttle buses will operate for riders

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Link light rail service will temporarily stop running between the Capitol Hill and University of Washington Stations the evenings of January 15 to 17 starting at 9:30 p.m. to allow for necessary work on the Northgate Link extension. 

During the service interruption, Sound Transit will provide free shuttle buses, which will run every 30 minutes. Riders should leave additional time for their trips.

The first southbound shuttle bus will leave University of Washington station at 9:30 p.m. and the first northbound shuttle bus will leave the Capitol Hill station at 9:35 p.m. on each of the three evenings.

The final southbound shuttle bus will leave the University of Washington station at 12:30 a.m. and the final northbound shuttle leave the Capitol Hill station at 12:35 a.m. on Friday and Saturday evenings. On Sunday evening, the final shuttle buses will depart 30 minutes earlier. 

All Sound Transit passengers must wear face coverings consistent with public health directives. Riders should also follow social distancing and other critical health guidelines to protect the community.

A language line is available to provide translation assistance for limited English proficiency persons at 800-823-9230.

Sound Transit remains committed to working closely with its partners to continue serving the public. Efforts will continue to prioritize serving riders who depend on Sound Transit’s services, including seniors, people with disabilities, Title VI protected populations (race, color, national origin), low-income and limited-English-proficiency populations. 

Riders can sign up to receive automatic email service alerts for Link light rail, ST Express, Tacoma Link, Sounder Seattle-Everett and Sounder Seattle-Tacoma/Lakewood. Rider Alerts provide information about schedule changes and help riders plan trips around inclement weather. Just go to soundtransit.org/Subscribe-to-alerts.