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Become a "Bike Buddy" and help a friend get rolling on a new adventure

We’re just over halfway through Bike Everywhere Month and like a lot of you, we’re looking forward to Friday’s special “Bike Everywhere Day” celebrations when our favorite routes will be dotted ...

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Don't play games with your life: stay safe around train tracks

(Editor's note: The image above is a photo illustration, not real life.) Summer is coming, and Sound Transit wants to make sure you can enjoy it safely. Playing games can be fun in the sunshine, but you ...

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Busy weekend ahead - take the train!

The forecast is looking good this weekend and Sound Transit has your trains rolling to get to the biggest events in Seattle this weekend! We’ve got special Sounder trains running this weekend for the ...

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Take the stairs: a new backup plan for escalator issues at UW Station

Short version: Sound Transit has a new protocol in place at the University of Washington Station to make the back stairs available to riders going to or from the light rail platform if the escalators are ...

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Get ready for Bike Month with secured bike parking at your station

Our regional spring celebration of Bike Everywhere Month in May is just around the corner and we’ve literally got your bike covered at our train stations and park-and-ride lots. Most of our stations ...

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Rails going in Northgate train tunnels

It's exciting times at the portal to the Northgate light rail tunnels where contractors are welding 80 foot long rail "sticks" together to haul into the tunnels beneath the University of Washington and ...

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