Changes that affect my ride

Learn about how service changes may affect your upcoming trip.

Service changes

September 2020 service change graphic

Due to the changing nature of COVID-19 and its potential to affect transit, our service levels are subject to change. For the most up-to-date schedules, visit our Current schedules page. We will not be printing physical copies of our March 2021 Ride the Wave Guide. 

To request a printed schedule, call 800-201-4900, TTY Relay 711, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

For trip planning assistance or other questions, contact Customer Service at 888-889-6368, TTY Relay 711, Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

To speak with a foreign language translator, call the language line at 800-823-9230, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

SERVICE CHANGE, MARCH 2021

Sound Transit's March 2021 service schedule begins on Saturday, Mar. 20, for Link light rail and ST Express bus routes operated by King County Metro. It began on Sunday, Mar. 21 for ST Express bus routes operated by Community Transit or Pierce Transit, and Monday, Mar. 22, for Sounder train and Tacoma Link light rail.

ST Express routes
510: Adding four daily trips, adjusting timing of some trips to meet demand, and reducing scheduled travel times to reflect current traffic levels. Effective Mar. 22
511: Reducing scheduled travel times to reflect current traffic levels. Effective Mar. 22
512: Adding four Saturday trips, increasing Sunday afternoon service to approx. every 15 min., and adjusting travel times to reflect current traffic levels. Effective Mar. 21
513: Eliminating one southbound trip due to low ridership and reducing scheduled travel times to reflect current traffic levels. Effective Mar. 22
522: Restoring five trips to return to pre-pandemic service level. Effective Mar. 20
532: Adding two southbound morning trips and eliminating one afternoon northbound trip. Effective Mar. 22

566: Adjusting times to better match Sounder schedule at Kent Station. Effective Mar. 21
577: New alignment through Downtown Seattle in northbound direction. All trips (weekdays and weekends) terminate at Eastlake Ave./Thomas St., operating via 4th Ave., Olive Way and Howell St. (parallel to Route 578) Effective Mar. 21 View new route map PDF
586: Adding stop at Federal Way Transit Center in both directions. Effective Mar. 22 View new route map PDF
590: Adjusting schedules on northbound trips to coordinate with Route 595's new service to Tacoma Dome Station. Effective Mar. 21
595: Adding stop at Tacoma Dome to replace temporarily suspended Pierce Transit Route 102 (Downtown Tacoma-Gig Harbor), and to increase Tacoma-Seattle capacity. Effective Mar. 22 View new route map PDF

Link light rail
Trains continue running every 12-15 minutes, but schedules shift slightly due to operator scheduling constraints. Effective Mar. 20

Holiday schedule, March-September 2021
Sound Transit will run special schedules and/or suspend service on the following holidays.

Holiday

Date

ST Express

Sounder

Link

Tacoma Link

Memorial Day

Monday, May 31

Sunday

No service

Sunday

Sunday

Independence Day (observed)

Monday, July 5

Sunday

No service

Sunday

Sunday

Labor Day

Monday, Sept. 6

Sunday

No service

Sunday

Sunday

 

Route 574 has an additional early morning northbound trip. See highlighted trip in the updated Route 574 schedule (PDF).

Route 590 has nine additional northbound trips in early morning between 4:30 a.m. and 7:30 a.m. See highlighted trips in the updated Route 590 schedule (PDF).

Route 577/578 has extra morning, midday and afternoon peak trips. The added trips will fill in gaps in the Sounder schedule. See highlighted trips in the updated Route 577/578 schedule (PDF).

Effective Nov. 16, we’ve added two morning trips and one afternoon trip to Route 522. Updated Route 522 schedule (PDF).