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Elevator and escalator outages

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Both South Bellevue Park & Ride garage elevators (#1 & #2) are out of service.

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*This outage list is updated once every 24 hours, Monday through Friday (except Holidays), and does not include short-term outages that may occur throughout the day. Short-term outage alerts can be found on our Service alerts page. To receive real-time notifications of short-term outages, subscribe to Accessibility Transit Alerts.

Elevators Outages

Service Station Location Reason Estimated Return Alternate Access
Link Westlake Station #305 - Station Access Mechanical Tentative 9/5 Use stairs or escalator
Link Westlake Station #307 - Station Access Mechanical Tentative 11/21 Use stairs or escalator
Link University Street Station #506 - Station Access Mechanical Tentative 1/15/23 Use stairs or escalator
Link Pioneer Square Station #705 - Station Access Scheduled Maintenance Tentative 10/5 Use stairs or escalator
Link Angle Lake Garage #002 - Station Access TBD TBD Use other elevator or stairs
ST Express South Bellevue Garage #001 - Station Access Mechanical TBD Use other elevator or stairs

Escalators Outages

Station Location Reason Estimated Return Alternate Access
University of Washington Station #002 - Station Access Scheduled Maintenance Tentative 10/6 Use stairs or elevator
Westlake Station #302 - Station Access Scheduled Maintenance Tentative 10/7 Use stairs or elevator
Westlake Station #304 - Station Access Mechanical Tentative 10/7 Use stairs or elevator
Westlake Station #307 - Station Access Mechanical Tentative 10/21 Use stairs or elevator
Westlake Station #309 - Station Access Environmental TBD Use stairs or elevator
University Street Station #501 - Station Access Mechanical TBD Use stairs or elevator
University Street Station #512 - Station Access Misuse TBD Use stairs or elevator
Pioneer Square Station #706 - Station Access Mechanical TBD Use stairs or elevator
International District / Chinatown Station #902 - Station Access Environmental Tentative 1/15/23 Use stairs or elevator
International District / Chinatown Station #904 - Station Access Environmental Tentative 1/15/23 Use stairs or elevator
Tukwila International Blvd Station #006 - Station Access Scheduled Maintenance Tentative 10/5 Use stairs of elevator

Masks are recommended by public health authorities while on-board transit.

ST Express bus

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The following ST Express trips are canceled today.

This list is updated each weekday (4:30 a.m. to 11:59 p.m.) and each Saturday and Sunday (8:00 a.m. to 11:59 p.m.). 

If the trip you intended to ride is canceled, you may click on the route number (to the left, in blue) to find alternatives in that route's entire schedule.  Or consult the Sound Transit Trip Planner for more alternatives.

We update this list frequently, as cancellations are decided. This information is subject to change with limited to no notice.

ST Express route (direction)

Canceled trips today

510 (Everett - Seattle)

 

510 SB (to Seattle)

departing Hewitt Ave & Fulton St (downtown Everett):
none

departing Everett Station - Bay C1:
none

510 NB (to Everett) departing 4th Ave S & S Jackson St:
none

511 (Ash Way - Northgate)

 

511 SB (to Northgate)

departing Ash Way P&R - Bay 1:
none
511 NB (to Ash Way) departing Northgate Station - Bay 2:
none

512 (Everett - Northgate)

 

512 SB (to Northgate)

departing Everett Station - Bay C1:
none
512 NB (to Everett)

departing Northgate Station - Bay 2:
none

departing 4th Ave S & S Jackson St (late Sunday night service only):
none

513 (Seaway TC - Northgate)

 

513 SB (to Northgate)

departing Seaway TC - Bay 11:
none
513 NB (to Seaway TC) departing Northgate Station - Bay 2:
none

522 (Woodinville - Roosevelt)

 

522 WB (to Roosevelt)

departing Woodinville P&R:
none

departing UW Bothell & Cascadia College:
none

522 EB (to Woodinville)

departing 12th Ave NE & NE 67th St - Bay 3 (Roosevelt Station):
none

532 (Everett - Bellevue)

 

532 SB (to Bellevue)

departing Everett Station - Bay C3:
none
532 NB (to Everett) departing NE 10th St & 102nd Ave NE:
none

535 (Lynnwood - Bellevue)

 

535 SB (to Bellevue)

departing Lynnwood TC - Bay D1:
none
535 NB (to Lynnwood TC) departing NE 10th St & 102nd Ave NE:
none

542 (Redmond - University District)

 

542 WB (to University District)

departing Redmond TC - Bay 5:
none

542 EB (to Redmond)

departing 15th Ave NE & NE 43rd St:
none

545 (Redmond - Seattle)

 

545 WB (to Seattle)

departing Bear Creek P&R:

6:56 a.m.

9:26 a.m.

545 EB (to Redmond)

departing 6th Ave S & S Royal Brougham Way:

8:09 a.m.

550 (Bellevue - Seattle)

 

550 WB (to Seattle)

departing 110th Ave NE & NE 10th St:

4:49 p.m.

6:59 p.m.

departing Bellevue TC - Bay 9:
none

550 EB (to Bellevue)

departing Union St & 5th Ave:

5:56 p.m.

554 (Issaquah - Seattle)

 

554 WB (to Seattle)

departing NE Redmond Fall City Rd & 185th Ave NE:
none

departing Issaquah Highlands P&R:
none

554 EB (to Issaquah) departing Lenora St & 4th Ave:
none

556 (Issaquah - University District)

 

556 WB (to University District)

departing Issaquah Highlands P&R:
7:15 a.m., 9:13 a.m.

556 EB (to Issaquah)

departing 15th Ave NE & NE 43rd St:

4:48 p.m.

560 (Bellevue - West Seattle)

 
560 WB (to West Seattle)

departing 105th Ave & NE 2nd St (Bellevue):  
none

560 EB (to Bellevue) departing 25th Ave SW & SW Barton St - Bay 4 (Westwood Village):
none

566 (Auburn - Redmond)

 
566 NB (to Redmond)

departing Auburn Station - Bay 1:
none

departing Kent Station - Bay 3:
none 

566 SB (to Auburn)

departing 156th Ave & Redmond Technology Station - Bay 8:
none

574 (Lakewood - SeaTac Airport)

 
574 NB (to SeaTac Airport) departing Lakewood TC - Zone M:
none
574 SB (to Lakewood) departing SeaTac Station:
none

577 (Federal Way - Seattle)

 
577 NB (to Seattle) departing Federal Way TC - Bay 7:
none
577 SB (to Federal Way) departing Fairview Ave N & Thomas St (South Lake Union):
none

578 (Puyallup - Seattle)

 
578 NB (to Seattle) departing Puyallup Station - Bay 3:
none
578 SB (to Puyallup) departing Fairview Ave N & Thomas St (South Lake Union):
none

580 (Puyallup - Lakewood)

 
580 SB (to Lakewood)

departing Puyallup Station South Platform:
none

580 NB (to Puyallup)

departing South Hill P&R - Bay 1:
none

586 (Tacoma - University District)

 
586 NB (to University District) departing Tacoma Dome Station - Zone E:
none
586 SB (to Tacoma) departing 7th Ave NE & NE 47th St (University District):
none

590 (Tacoma - Seattle)

 
590 NB (to Seattle)

departing 10th & Commerce TC - Zone D (downtown Tacoma):
none

departing Tacoma Dome Station - Zone B:
none

590 SB (to Tacoma)

departing Stewart St & Yale Ave N (South Lake Union):

3:32 p.m.

3:50 p.m.

592 (DuPont - Seattle)

 
592 NB (to Seattle) departing DuPont Station - Bay 6:
none
592 SB (to DuPont) departing Stewart St & Yale Ave N (South Lake Union):
none

594 (Lakewood - Seattle)

 
594 NB (to Seattle)

departing DuPont Station - Bay 6:
none

departing Lakewood Station - Bay 3:
none

594 SB (to Lakewood/DuPont) departing Stewart St & Yale Ave N (South Lake Union):
none

595 (Gig Harbor - Seattle)

 
595 NB (to Seattle) departing Purdy P&R:
none
595 SB (to Gig Harbor) departing Stewart St & Yale Ave N (South Lake Union):
none

596 (Sumner - Bonney Lake)

 
596 EB (to Bonney Lake) departing Sumner Station - Bay 3:
none
596 WB (to Sumner Station) departing Bonney Lake P&R - Bay 5:
none

Masks are recommended by public health authorities while on-board transit.

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ST Express Route 545 will be rerouted overnight through downtown Seattle from Tuesday, October 4 through Thursday, October 13. This reroute will be in effect from 9:00 p.m. until the end of service each night due to construction activity.  

Start and end times for this event may be subject to change.

ST Express 545 – Eastbound to Redmond

[9:00 p.m. - end of service]

Missed stops:

  • Olive Way & Boren Ave

Use stops:

  • Olive Way & 8th Ave

ST Express 545 – Westbound to Seattle

Missed stops:

  • None

Masks are recommended by public health authorities while on-board transit.

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ST Express Route 542 will be rerouted overnight near the University of Washington from Monday, October 3 through Thursday, October 6. This reroute will be in effect between the hours of 10:00 p.m. and 12:00 a.m. each night due to construction activity.

Start and end times for this event may be subject to change. 

ST Express 542 – Eastbound to Redmond

[10:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.]

Missed stops:

  • NE Pacific St & Montlake Boulevard NE - Bay 1

Use stops:

  • NE Pacific St & 15th Ave NE
  • NE Pacific St & Montlake Boulevard NE - Bay 2

ST Express 542 – Westbound to University District

Missed stops:

  • None

Masks are recommended by public health authorities while on-board transit.

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ST Express routes 542 & 545 will be on an overnight reroute eastbound at SR-520 & NE 51st St from Monday, October 3 through Friday, October 7. This will be in effect between the hours of 9:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m. due to construction activity. 

Start and end times for this event may be subject to change. 

ST Express 542 / 545 - Eastbound to Redmond

[9:00 p.m. - 6:00 a.m.]

Missed stop:

  • SR-520 & NE 51st St

Use stop:

  • SR-520 & NE 40th St
  • NE 51 St & 154 Ave NE - Temporary Stop

ST Express 542 / 545 - Westbound to University District / Seattle

Missed stops:

  • None

Masks are recommended by public health authorities while on-board transit.

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Both South Bellevue Park & Ride garage elevators (#1 & #2) are out of service.

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UPDATE (4/29): ST Express Route 522 is on a long term reroute in downtown Bothell.

ST Express 522 – Westbound to Seattle

Missed stops:

  • None

ST Express 522 – Eastbound to Woodinville

Missed stops:

  • Main St & 103rd Ave NE

Use stops:

  • Old Bothell Way NE & 98th Ave NE
  • Beardslee Boulevard & Sunrise Dr

Masks are recommended by public health authorities while on-board transit.

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ST Express routes 545 & 566 will be on a reroute beginning Wednesday, April 29th until further notice due to construction activity at the Redmond Technology Station.

Start and end times for this event are subject to change. 

ST Express 545 – Westbound to Seattle

Missed stops:

  • Redmond Technology Station – Bay 4

Use stops:

  • SR-520 & NE 40th ST

ST Express 545 – Eastbound to Redmond

Missed stops:

  • None

ST Express 566 – Northbound to Redmond Technology Station

Missed stops:

  • None

ST Express 566 – Southbound to Auburn

Missed stops:

  • 156th Ave NE & NE 40th St
  • Redmond Technology Station - Bay 4

Use stops:

  • Redmond Technology Station - Bay 8

*ST Express 567 remains suspended due to COVID-19 related service reductions.

Masks are recommended by public health authorities while on-board transit.

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The stairs to the pedestrian bridge on the west side of the tracks at Auburn Station need to be replaced. This project will take place from Monday, October 10 through Friday, December 9. The pedestrian bridge will be accessible by the elevators, except for from Monday, November 7 until Monday, November 14 when the elevator will be out of service.

During this week, we encourage Sounder riders to use a different Sounder station if they are unable to make the walk around West Main Street in case there are any last-minute track changes. During the project, we recommend that 1501, 1503, 1505, 1520, 1522 or 1524 passengers use the Auburn Station surface lot on the west side of the tracks. We encourage other passengers to use the garage.

Masks are recommended by public health authorities while on-board transit.

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All vending machines will now sell both the classic and new version of the adult ORCA card.

What you need to know:

  • New ORCA cards temporarily cannot be reloaded at retail store locations through fall 2022.
  • If you have a Classic ORCA card, you can keep using the card you have. After October 2022, some retail stores will not support classic cards, and you may need a replacement if you reload your card at those stores.
  • Vending machines will continue to reload all classic and new ORCA card passenger types.
  • The new version of ORCA cards will become available at all ORCA sales locations by fall 2022.

Learn more at info.myORCA.com/Retail.

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The Federal Way Transit Center Garage is experiencing a closure of the top level until further notice due to construction. 

All other levels of the garage will remain open during this time. 

Masks are recommended by public health authorities while on-board transit.

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Sound Transit is getting ready for the 33 miles of Link extensions coming over the next three years! In addition to construction on the extensions, we are also making sure that our existing operations are in top condition as we prepare to tie the new extensions into our current Link system. 

Starting in July 2022 through early 2023, 1 Line will be experiencing a series of construction and maintenance activities that will help us prepare for the transformative changes ahead.

Masks are recommended by public health authorities while on-board transit.

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ST Express routes 566 & 567* are unable to serve the stops at Central Ave N & 228th St in Kent until further notice.

*ST Express 567 remains suspended due to COVID-19 related service reductions.

Masks are recommended by public health authorities while on-board transit.

Sounder train

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The stairs to the pedestrian bridge on the west side of the tracks at Auburn Station need to be replaced. This project will take place from Monday, October 10 through Friday, December 9. The pedestrian bridge will be accessible by the elevators, except for from Monday, November 7 until Monday, November 14 when the elevator will be out of service.

During this week, we encourage Sounder riders to use a different Sounder station if they are unable to make the walk around West Main Street in case there are any last-minute track changes. During the project, we recommend that 1501, 1503, 1505, 1520, 1522 or 1524 passengers use the Auburn Station surface lot on the west side of the tracks. We encourage other passengers to use the garage.

Masks are recommended by public health authorities while on-board transit.

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All vending machines will now sell both the classic and new version of the adult ORCA card.

What you need to know:

  • New ORCA cards temporarily cannot be reloaded at retail store locations through fall 2022.
  • If you have a Classic ORCA card, you can keep using the card you have. After October 2022, some retail stores will not support classic cards, and you may need a replacement if you reload your card at those stores.
  • Vending machines will continue to reload all classic and new ORCA card passenger types.
  • The new version of ORCA cards will become available at all ORCA sales locations by fall 2022.

Learn more at info.myORCA.com/Retail.

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The top two levels of the parking garage at Auburn Station are closed until further notice due to maintenance activities.

Masks are recommended by public health authorities while on-board transit.

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Due to safety concerns, bicycles are restricted on certain Sounder cars until further notice. We have posted “No Bike” signs on these cars to identify them for passengers traveling with bikes.

Only one car per train is affected and all other cars will continue to accept up to four bicycles each. Should you approach a Sounder car that displays the “No Bike” signs, please proceed to the next car.

Thank you.

Masks are recommended by public health authorities while on-board transit.

Other

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*This outage list is updated once every 24 hours, Monday through Friday (except Holidays), and does not include short-term outages that may occur throughout the day. Short-term outage alerts can be found on our Service alerts page. To receive real-time notifications of short-term outages, subscribe to Accessibility Transit Alerts.

Elevators Outages

Service Station Location Reason Estimated Return Alternate Access
Link Westlake Station #305 - Station Access Mechanical Tentative 9/5 Use stairs or escalator
Link Westlake Station #307 - Station Access Mechanical Tentative 11/21 Use stairs or escalator
Link University Street Station #506 - Station Access Mechanical Tentative 1/15/23 Use stairs or escalator
Link Pioneer Square Station #705 - Station Access Scheduled Maintenance Tentative 10/5 Use stairs or escalator
Link Angle Lake Garage #002 - Station Access TBD TBD Use other elevator or stairs
ST Express South Bellevue Garage #001 - Station Access Mechanical TBD Use other elevator or stairs

Escalators Outages

Station Location Reason Estimated Return Alternate Access
University of Washington Station #002 - Station Access Scheduled Maintenance Tentative 10/6 Use stairs or elevator
Westlake Station #302 - Station Access Scheduled Maintenance Tentative 10/7 Use stairs or elevator
Westlake Station #304 - Station Access Mechanical Tentative 10/7 Use stairs or elevator
Westlake Station #307 - Station Access Mechanical Tentative 10/21 Use stairs or elevator
Westlake Station #309 - Station Access Environmental TBD Use stairs or elevator
University Street Station #501 - Station Access Mechanical TBD Use stairs or elevator
University Street Station #512 - Station Access Misuse TBD Use stairs or elevator
Pioneer Square Station #706 - Station Access Mechanical TBD Use stairs or elevator
International District / Chinatown Station #902 - Station Access Environmental Tentative 1/15/23 Use stairs or elevator
International District / Chinatown Station #904 - Station Access Environmental Tentative 1/15/23 Use stairs or elevator
Tukwila International Blvd Station #006 - Station Access Scheduled Maintenance Tentative 10/5 Use stairs of elevator

Masks are recommended by public health authorities while on-board transit.