ST Express Bus Alert

578 & 580 - Announcement - Special Parking Permits needed for Red Lot during State Fair

Special weekday parking permits will be required for Sound Transit passengers that park in the Red Lot

September 1-24, 2017.  Permits are for Sounder and ST Express Route 578 and 580 riders only.

  • The lot will be monitored for compliance during the permitting period and cannot be used for Fair parking.
  • Permits will only be valid Monday through Friday during the Fair except for Tuesdays and Labor Day.
  • The Red Lot has 319 Sound Transit parking spaces. The number of permits purchased and distributed to Sound Transit customers will be limited to normal weekly use and will be issued on a first-come, first-serve basis until all are distributed.

Special Fair parking permits will be issued by Sound Transit staff at the Red Lot on the following days:

Tuesday, August 15 3 – 7 p.m. 160 passes available

Wednesday, August 16 3 – 7 p.m. 160 passes available

A limited number of passes will also be available at Union Station, 401 S. Jackson Street in Seattle.

Thursday, Aug. 17 8-10 a.m. and 3 - 5 p.m. 60 passes available

To be eligible for a Fair parking permit you must provide the following information:

  • Name and vehicle identification (license plate number)
  • ORCA card or other proof of fare payment to show use of Puyallup Station to ride Sound Transit service.