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Sound Transit seeks public input to help shape transit-oriented development at the Federal Way Downtown Station

Public can provide input online and in-person through June 3

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Sound Transit has launched a public engagement period for transit-oriented development on six acres of land next to the Federal Way Downtown Station. The sites are currently being used for equipment storage and staging during construction of the Federal Way Downtown Station, the terminus of the Federal Way Link Extension light rail project. When the station is complete, the property will be available for transit-oriented development.

Sound Transit is collaborating with the City of Federal Way to develop a strategy for transit-oriented development on the site that supports the community’s vision for a vibrant City Center with direct access to transit — a compact, mixed-use, mixed-income and walkable urban center. Sound Transit's community engagement builds on Federal Way’s progress towards realizing their City Center vision. Public input will inform the goals for future development next to the Federal Way Downtown Station, including what types of housing are prioritized and what kinds of businesses, services, and community spaces may be included.


Learn more about the project and share your input at


Visit us in-person to learn more and share your input with Sound Transit staff.

Tuesday, April 30, 2024
Federal Way Transit Center
7 a.m. – 9 a.m.
31621 23rd Ave S, Federal Way, WA 98003

Saturday, May 11, 2024
Federal Way Farmers Market
9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
1701 S 320th St, Federal Way, WA 98003

Saturday, May 18, 2024
Federal Way Farmers Market
9 a.m. – 3p.m.
1701 S 320th St, Federal Way, WA 98003

Transit-oriented development supports vibrant neighborhoods with direct access to regional transit. Supporting affordable housing, retail and community space near transit expands connections to opportunity, vital services and recreation for all. Sound Transit strives to address housing needs by creating and supporting opportunities for development and affordable housing near our stations.

Learn more about Sound Transit’s transit-oriented development program.