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Lifecycle of a project - Alternatives Development

Alternatives development: takes about one year

During this phase:

  • Alternatives are identified, evaluated and narrowed. Routes and technologies, such as bus, elevated rail, subway, etc., are evaluated.
  • We meet with communities, stakeholders, elected officials and the public to hear comments on the alternatives.
  • The Sound Transit Board typically identifies the alternative(s) to be studied during the next phase, which is environmental review.