Remember, OMF South drop-in sessions continue next week!
Come learn about site locations for the Operations and Maintenance Facility (OMF) South. Attend an informational drop-in session or check out our online version of the drop-in sessions to stay informed and view the latest site locations.
- Wednesday, December 4, 5 – 7 p.m. // Federal Way Community Center: 876 S 333rd St, Federal Way
Framing City South is live!
Note to residents of Federal Way: The City of Federal Way is undergoing a visioning project to plan for future light rail in South Federal Way. The project collects thoughts on the area’s current strengths and uses and envisions what the space could be moving forward. Your input will influence the city of Federal Way’s vision of the station area. The online open house is available through December 15.
TDLE drop-in sessions continue!
We’re continuing work on the design of potential routes and station locations for the Tacoma Dome Link Extension project (TDLE). When it opens in 2030, this extension will provide fast, reliable connections to residential and job centers in the South Sound and beyond. Learn more at project drop-in sessions or through our online update through December 6.
What is OMF South?
Sound Transit’s new Operations and Maintenance facility (OMF) in South King County will be essential for the Link light rail expansion Puget Sound voters approved in 2016. We need this facility to store and service our growing fleet of clean, quiet, efficient electric trains as regional light rail expands from Seattle to Tacoma.
Because safety is Sound Transit’s top priority, we suspend service every night between 1-5 a.m. so staff can clean trains and inspect light rail tracks. That means an OMF operates 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Sound Transit currently operates a central light rail Operations and Maintenance facility (OMF) in Seattle, and we’re building another in Bellevue. We’ll also build a fourth facility north of Seattle.
The OMF South will create more than 300 living-wage jobs when it opens in 2026.