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Elevator and escalator outages

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Mukilteo Station all elevators unavailable until further notice Mukilteo Station is experiencing an elevator outage until further notice.

Passengers needing elevator access should contact a Station Agent or Security Officer for further assistance.

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Pioneer Square Yesler Way (Exit C) elevator unavailable until further notice

To exit via elevator, ride the 1 Line to International District/Chinatown Station and ride King County Metro Route 62 from S Jackson St & 5th Ave S to reach Pioneer Square Station.

To board a train to Northgate, ride King County Metro routes 7, 14, or 36 from 3rd Ave & James St to reach International District/Chinatown Station where elevators serving the platform to Northgate are operational.

To board a train to Angle Lake, riders may either access the station via the James St entrance (Exit A2) or ride King County Metro routes 7, 14, or 36 from 3rd Ave & James St to reach International District/Chinatown Station where elevators serving the platform to Angle Lake are operational.

Last updated: Jan 13, 2023 7:51 PM

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

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University St 3rd Avenue (Exit C) elevator unavailable until further notice due to mechanical issue. 

When the Exit C elevator is not operating, passengers requiring elevator service can use either the Exit A2 elevator to 3rd Avenue & University Street, or the accessible Exit B pathway to exit at 2nd Ave & University St.

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

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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.

Elevator outages

Station Unit # ADA critical Location Reason Estimated return
Capitol Hill Station #003   North station entrance connecting street level to mezzanine Environmental TBD
Mukilteo Station #001      Yes North side of Tracks - Street level to bridge TBD TBD
Pioneer Square Station #701   Connecting platform to Northgate and north mezzanine Mechanical TBD
University Street Station #506       Yes

Connecting south mezzanine to street level at 3rd Ave & Seneca St (Exit C)

Mechanical Tentative - 2/17
Westlake Station #301   Southbound platform to mezzanine Misuse Tentative - 2/8

Escalator outages

Station Unit # Location Reason Estimated return

International District/

Chinatown Station 

#904 From platform to Angle Lake to street level Environmental TBD 
Pioneer Square Station #704 Southbound platform to mezzanine - Up only Mechanical  Tentative - 2/17
Sea Tac/Airport Station #002 South station entrance from platform to street level - Up only Power TBD

Tukwila International

Boulevard Station

#004 South mezzanine to platform - Down only

Scheduled 

Maintenance 

Tentative - 2/09

Tukwila International

Boulevard Station

#008 Street level to mezzanine - Down only

Scheduled 

Maintenance 

Tentative - 2/7
University Street Station #506 Northbound street level to mezzanine - Down only Mechanical TBD
Westlake Station #306 Mezzanine to Century Square - Up only Mechanical Tentative - 2/10
Westlake Station #307 Mezzanine to street level - Down only  Mechanical Tentative - 2/17
Westlake Station #308 Street level to mezzanine - Up Only  Mechanical Tentative - 2/9

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:
5:32 a.m., 6:30 a.m.

510 NB (to Everett) departing 4th Ave S & S Jackson St:
2:52 p.m., 3:45 p.m., 5:10 p.m.

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:
3:19 p.m., 3:43 p.m.

512 (Everett - Northgate)

 

512 SB (to Northgate)

departing Everett Station - Bay C1:
7:25 a.m., 7:57 a.m., 11:12 a.m., 12:29 p.m., 1:23 p.m., 2:47 p.m., 3:15 p.m., 5:23 p.m.
512 NB (to Everett)

departing Northgate Station - Bay 2:
1:29 p.m., 1:49 p.m., 8:29 p.m.

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:
6:20 a.m.
513 NB (to Seaway TC) departing Northgate Station - Bay 2:
4:39 p.m., 5:59 p.m.

522 (Woodinville - Roosevelt)

 

522 WB (to Roosevelt)

departing Woodinville P&R:
4:22 p.m.

departing UW Bothell & Cascadia College:
none

522 EB (to Woodinville)

departing 12th Ave NE & NE 67th St - Bay 3 (Roosevelt Station):
3:03 p.m., 5:40 p.m.

532 (Everett - Bellevue)

 

532 SB (to Bellevue)

departing Everett Station - Bay C3:
5:38 a.m., 7:21 a.m.
532 NB (to Everett) departing NE 10th St & 102nd Ave NE:
4:31 p.m., 5:41 p.m.

535 (Lynnwood - Bellevue)

 

535 SB (to Bellevue)

departing Lynnwood TC - Bay D1:
2:18 p.m., 3:18 p.m., 5:18 p.m.
535 NB (to Lynnwood TC)

departing NE 10th St & 102nd Ave NE:
3:34 pm., 6:34 p.m.

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:
4:47 p.m.

545 EB (to Redmond)

departing 6th Ave S & S Royal Brougham Way:
3:52 p.m.

550 (Bellevue - Seattle)

 

550 WB (to Seattle)

departing 110th Ave NE & NE 10th St:
4:29 p.m.

departing Bellevue TC - Bay 9:
none

550 EB (to Bellevue)

departing Union St & 5th Ave:
3:36 p.m., 5:35 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:
none

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):
none

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 512 will be rerouted at the Mountlake Terrace Freeway Station this week due to construction. This reroute will be in effect from 11:00 p.m. on Thursday, February 9 through 5:00 a.m. on Friday, February 10.

Start and end times may be subject to change. 

ST Express 512 - Southbound to Northgate Station

[ 11:00 p.m. - 5:00 a.m. ]

Missed stops:

  • Mountlake Terrace Freeway Station – Bay 6

Use stops:

  • Mountlake Terrace Transit Center – Bay 3

ST Express 512 - Northbound to Everett

[ 11:00 p.m. - 5:00 a.m. ]

    Missed stops:

    • Mountlake Terrace Freeway Station – Bay 7

    Use stops:

    • Mountlake Terrace Transit Center – Bay 3

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

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    ST Express Route 542 to Redmond will be rerouted off the ramp from Montlake Blvd to SR-520 from Monday, February 6 through Thursday, February 9. This reroute will be in effect from 10:00 p.m. to the end of service each night due to construction.

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

    ST Express 542 – Eastbound to Redmond

    [10:00 p.m. - end of service]

    Missed stops:

    • NE Pacific St & Montlake Blvd NE - Bay 1

    Use stops:

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

    ST Express 542 – Westbound to Seattle

    Missed stops:

    • None

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

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    ST Express route 512 will be rerouted off of Broadway & 33rd St every Saturday from 5:10 a.m. until the end of service. This will be in effect until further notice due to construction activity. 

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

    ST Express 512 - Northbound to Everett

    [5:10 a.m. - end of service]

    Missed stop:

    • Broadway & 33rd St 

    Use stops:

    • Everett Station

    ST Express 512 - Southbound to Northgate

    Missed stops:

    • None

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

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    Link light rail will connect Northgate Station to Lynnwood Transit Center starting in 2024! 

    If you live, work, or travel in northwest King County, please review the proposed Lynnwood Link Connections bus network changes and provide your input. Proposed changes to Sound Transit and King County Metro buses include new service to new areas and more service during nights and weekends. 

    Visit the Lynnwood Link Connections webpage at the link below to learn more and register for an upcoming Online Open House this Saturday, Feb. 4 or Monday, Feb. 27! You can take our Lynnwood Link Connections Survey now until March 10. 

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

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    Following the construction zone shift, we’ll instate a new pedestrian detour starting Jan. 26, 2023. The new construction zone will redirect pedestrian traffic from the southern sidewalk of North Mercer Way between 77th Avenue Southeast and 80th Avenue Southeast. Pedestrians will instead need to make use of the detour depicted in the map below.

    In addition, the King County Metro bus stop located on N Mercer Way and 80th Ave SE will be temporarily moved west of its current location.

    What

    Sidewalk closure, new pedestrian detour and movement of bus stop.

    When

    From Jan. 26, 2023 to Mar. 10, 2023

    Where

    N Mercer Way between 77th Ave. SE and 80th Ave SE.

    More

    • Follow all detour signs and stay clear of construction zones.
    • Leave early and allow extra time to reach your destination.
    • Dates and times are subject to change due to inclement weather or unforeseen issues.

    Click here for more information: https://www.soundtransit.org/ride-with-us/parking/east-king-county/mercer-island-park-ride


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

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    ST Express routes 512 & 545 will be experiencing a permanent stop closure at Olive Way & Boren Ave beginning on Tuesday, January 17th.

     

    ST Express 512 – Northbound to Everett

    Closed stops:

    • Olive Way & Boren Ave

    Use stops:

    • Olive Way & Terry Ave

    ST Express 512 - Southbound to Seattle

    Missed stops:

    • None

    ST Express 545 – Eastbound to Redmond

    Closed stops:

    • Olive Way & Boren Ave

    Use stops:

    • Olive Way & Terry 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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    Due to a bus system issue found, some ST Express trips will be canceled.

    Riders are encouraged to use the trip planning tools to plan any trips. To find out more, you can sign up for transit alerts via email or text. Riders can also get additional information on Sound Transit and King County Metro websites.

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

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    Beginning on Tuesday, November 1, levels 3-4 of the Issaquah Transit Center Garage will be closed until further notice.

    Levels 1-2 will remain open during this time.

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

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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.

    Sounder train

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    Mukilteo Station all elevators unavailable until further notice Mukilteo Station is experiencing an elevator outage until further notice.

    Passengers needing elevator access should contact a Station Agent or Security Officer for further assistance.

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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.

    Elevator outages

    Station Unit # ADA critical Location Reason Estimated return
    Capitol Hill Station #003   North station entrance connecting street level to mezzanine Environmental TBD
    Mukilteo Station #001      Yes North side of Tracks - Street level to bridge TBD TBD
    Pioneer Square Station #701   Connecting platform to Northgate and north mezzanine Mechanical TBD
    University Street Station #506       Yes

    Connecting south mezzanine to street level at 3rd Ave & Seneca St (Exit C)

    Mechanical Tentative - 2/17
    Westlake Station #301   Southbound platform to mezzanine Misuse Tentative - 2/8

    Escalator outages

    Station Unit # Location Reason Estimated return

    International District/

    Chinatown Station 

    #904 From platform to Angle Lake to street level Environmental TBD 
    Pioneer Square Station #704 Southbound platform to mezzanine - Up only Mechanical  Tentative - 2/17
    Sea Tac/Airport Station #002 South station entrance from platform to street level - Up only Power TBD

    Tukwila International

    Boulevard Station

    #004 South mezzanine to platform - Down only

    Scheduled 

    Maintenance 

    Tentative - 2/09

    Tukwila International

    Boulevard Station

    #008 Street level to mezzanine - Down only

    Scheduled 

    Maintenance 

    Tentative - 2/7
    University Street Station #506 Northbound street level to mezzanine - Down only Mechanical TBD
    Westlake Station #306 Mezzanine to Century Square - Up only Mechanical Tentative - 2/10
    Westlake Station #307 Mezzanine to street level - Down only  Mechanical Tentative - 2/17
    Westlake Station #308 Street level to mezzanine - Up Only  Mechanical Tentative - 2/9

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