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Stay in the know with rider alerts for construction and event related revisions to Sound Transit service. Unexpected or last-minute changes to service may not be available on this page.

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Elevator and escalator outages

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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 Pioneer Square Station #702 - Station Access Repair TBD Use other elevator, escalator or stairs

Escalators Outages

Service Station Location Reason Estimated Return Alternate Access
Link Westlake Station #306 - Station Access Repair TBD Use stairs or elevator
Link Westlake Station #307 - Down, Surface to Mezzanine, Macy's Repair TBD Use stairs or elevator
Link Westlake Station #316 - Down, Surface to Mid Nordstrom's Repair TBD Use stairs or elevator
Link University Street Station #511 - Southbound, up, Mezzanine to Surface Repair TBD Use stairs or elevator
Link Pioneer Square Station #702 - Up, Southbound Platform to Mezzanine Repair TBD Use stairs or elevator
Link Pioneer Square Station #705 - Station Access Repair TBD Use stairs or elevators
Link Pioneer Square Station #706 - Northbound, Mezzanine to Surface Repair TBD Use stairs or elevator
Link Pioneer Square Station #707 - Northbound mezzanine to surface Repair TBD Use stairs or elevator
Link Pioneer Square Station #709 - Southbound, Mezzanine to surface Repair TBD Use stairs or elevator
Link International District / Chinatown Station #902 - Station Access TBD TBD Use stairs or elevator

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ST Express bus

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ST Express routes 542 & 545 will be on an overnight reroute between 9:00 p.m. and 5:00 a.m. Monday, September 20 through Wednesday, September 22 due to the eastbound closure of the SR-520 Bridge.

During this reroute, eastbound buses will travel via I-90. Please anticipate additional travel time and potential delays.

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

ST Express 542 – Westbound to University District

Missed stops:

  • None

ST Express 542 – Eastbound to Redmond

[9:00 p.m. - 5:00 a.m.]

Missed stop:

  • NE Pacific St & Montlake Boulevard NE – Bay 1
  • Montlake Boulevard East & E Lake Washington Boulevard
  • SR-520 & Evergreen Point Station
  • SR-520 & Yarrow Point Station

Use stop:

  • NE Pacific St & 15 Ave NE
  • NE Pacific St & Montlake Boulevard NE – Bay 2
  • NE Pacific St & 15 Ave NE
  • SR-520 & NE 40th St

ST Express 545 – Westbound to Seattle

Missed stops:

  • None

ST Express 545 – Eastbound to Redmond

[9:00 p.m. - 5:00 a.m.]

Missed stops:

  • SR-520 & Evergreen Point Station
  • SR-520 & Yarrow Point Station

Use stops:

  • Downtown Seattle stops
  • Olive Way & Boren Ave
  • SR-520 & NE 40th St

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ST Express Route 542 will be rerouted near the University of Washington overnights Sunday, September 19 through Thursday, September 23. This reroute will be in effect between 9:00 p.m. and 5:00 a.m. due to construction activity closing vehicle traffic in one direction on the Montlake bridge. 

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

ST Express 542 – Westbound to University District

Missed stops:

  • None

ST Express 542 – Eastbound to Redmond

[9:00 p.m. - 5:00 a.m.]

Missed stop:

  • NE Pacific St & Montlake Boulevard NE – Bay 1
  • Montlake Boulevard East & E Lake Washington Boulevard

Use stop:

  • NE Pacific St & 15 Ave NE
  • NE Pacific St & Montlake Boulevard NE – Bay 2
  • NE Pacific St & 15 Ave NE

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ST Express route 560 bus stop at 26th Ave SW & SW Barton St will close at 8:00 a.m. on Wednesday, August 4, and will remain closed until Saturday, November 20, 2021, due to construction.

Masks are required by federal law. Learn more about riding safely.

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We’re restoring service! Train 1507 (2:35 p.m. from Seattle to Tacoma) and its corresponding reverse train 1520 (4:06 p.m. from Tacoma to Seattle) will resume service on Monday, Sept. 20. Visit soundtransit.org/servicechange for more information.

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Attention passengers! ST Express service operated by Pierce Transit and the Sounder S Line will be changing service between Sunday, Sept. 19, and Monday, Sept. 20. Check soundtransit.org/servicechange for more details on how your route might change.

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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
  • UW Bothell / Cascadia College

Masks are required by federal law. Learn more about riding safely.

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Beginning Oct. 2, Route 512 will no longer serve the I-5 freeway stops at NE 145th Street or NE 45th Street. From near 145th, you can catch Metro routes 346, 347 or 348, which will increase frequency to better connect to the new Northgate Link light rail station. From 45th, catch Link at U District Station.

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The fall service change will take place on Oct. 2. Bus routes 511, 512, and 513 will be ending at Northgate Station. Route 522 will end at the Roosevelt Station, and routes 542 and 556 will end at the U District Station. Riders will now need to transfer to Link in order to reach their final destination.

You can check out the new ST Express schedules here and the new Link schedule here.

Check out service change information.

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ST Express routes 560 & 566 westbound / southbound service has been revised in Renton due to increased traffic congestion. In order to increase on-time performance, the following stops have been impacted:

ST Express 560/566 – Westbound / Southbound to West Seattle / Auburn

Missed stop:

  • Park Ave N & N 6th St

Use stop:

  • Park Ave N & N 8th St

ST Express 560/566 – Northbound / Eastbound to Bellevue / Redmond

Missed stop:

  • None

This information is subject to change.

Masks are required by federal law. Learn more about riding safely.

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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:

  • Redmond Technology Station - Bay 4

Use stops:

  • Redmond Technology Station - Bay 8

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

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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.

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Beginning Friday, December 18th, 2020, Bellevue Transit Center restrooms will be closed. This is due to the permanent closure of the Rider Services building (10904 NE 6th St, Bellevue) for upcoming redevelopment.

Additionally, the ticket machine will be temporarily out of service beginning Monday, December 28th, 2020. It will move to a new location in the transit center in February 2021. 

Dates and times of these outages are subject to change.

Purchase tickets digitally by downloading the Transit Go app, or purchase an ORCA fare card at a nearby retailer. The nearest ORCA retail location is the Safeway located at 300 Bellevue Way NE, open daily from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Or visit orcacard.com for more information and additional participating retailers.

Sounder train

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We’re restoring service! Train 1507 (2:35 p.m. from Seattle to Tacoma) and its corresponding reverse train 1520 (4:06 p.m. from Tacoma to Seattle) will resume service on Monday, Sept. 20. Visit soundtransit.org/servicechange for more information.

Masks are required by federal law. Learn more about riding safely.

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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.

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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 Pioneer Square Station #702 - Station Access Repair TBD Use other elevator, escalator or stairs

Escalators Outages

Service Station Location Reason Estimated Return Alternate Access
Link Westlake Station #306 - Station Access Repair TBD Use stairs or elevator
Link Westlake Station #307 - Down, Surface to Mezzanine, Macy's Repair TBD Use stairs or elevator
Link Westlake Station #316 - Down, Surface to Mid Nordstrom's Repair TBD Use stairs or elevator
Link University Street Station #511 - Southbound, up, Mezzanine to Surface Repair TBD Use stairs or elevator
Link Pioneer Square Station #702 - Up, Southbound Platform to Mezzanine Repair TBD Use stairs or elevator
Link Pioneer Square Station #705 - Station Access Repair TBD Use stairs or elevators
Link Pioneer Square Station #706 - Northbound, Mezzanine to Surface Repair TBD Use stairs or elevator
Link Pioneer Square Station #707 - Northbound mezzanine to surface Repair TBD Use stairs or elevator
Link Pioneer Square Station #709 - Southbound, Mezzanine to surface Repair TBD Use stairs or elevator
Link International District / Chinatown Station #902 - Station Access TBD TBD Use stairs or elevator

Masks are required by federal law. Learn more about riding safely.