News releases

Sound Transit train, bus schedules for Christmas and New Year’s holidays

No Sounder and limited bus service Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and Christmas observed; and New Year’s Eve, New Year’s Day, and New Year’s observed; extended Link and Tacoma Link service on New Year’s Eve

Sound Transit signs $1.99 billion U.S. Dept. of Transportation master loan agreement spanning four light rail projects

Federal program’s support for light rail extensions could save taxpayers $200-$300 million.

Sound Transit Board approves 2017 service changes

More commuter rail, bus trips combined with growing light rail system will serve 47 million annual boardings.

Sound Transit Board approves 2017 budget with focus on rail system expansions

Construction will ramp up on East Link and begin on Northgate Link stations while designs move forward for Lynnwood, Federal Way and Downtown Redmond; two more round trips and station improvements coming on Sounder south line.

Sound Transit to hold public meeting on Tacoma Link Extension

Sound Transit will hold an open house on updated design plans for the Tacoma Link Extension on Thursday, Dec. 15, from 5 – 7 p.m. at The Evergreen State College – Tacoma campus, 1210 6th Ave.

$477 million bond sale secures lower borrowing costs for taxpayers for light rail extensions

Sound Transit has executed the sale of $477 million in green bonds that will help fund voter-approved regional transit projects, including work to continue building more than 90 miles of voter-approved light rail extensions.

Sound Transit awards contract to Hoffman Construction to build Roosevelt station for Northgate Link Extension

Construction to begin in early 2017 for light rail extension opening in 2021

Light rail ridership soars, surpassing regional express bus use for first time in Sound Transit history

Link light rail third-quarter weekday ridership up 71 percent, commuter rail up 5 percent

Sounder Seahawks game day trains will run Sunday

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 this Sunday against the Philadelphia Eagles.

Sound Transit to host open house for East Link station designs

Sound Transit is hosting a public meeting this Thursday from 5 - 7 p.m. at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Hall, 4330 148th Ave. NE in Redmond. The presentation begins at 5:30 p.m.