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Elevator and escalator outages

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University Street surface to mezzanine unavailable until further notice due to a mechanical issue.

The elevator at Exit C servicing the street (Seneca St. & 3rd Ave) and South Mezzanine is out of service. Riders requiring elevator service, see below for alternate route information.

To ride the 1 Line:
Go to Exit B (2nd Ave &University St.) to use the elevators at the North Mezzanine servicing both platforms.

To exit the 1 Line:
Use the elevators at the North Mezzanine servicing both platforms and go to Exit B (2nd Ave &University St.).

For passengers needing elevator access to 3rd Avenue:
If traveling toward Northgate, ride the 1 Line to Pioneer Square Station, use Exit A to 3rd Avenue & James Street, and transfer to any bus to reach University Street Station.

If traveling toward Angle Lake, ride the 1 Line to Westlake Station, use Exits C1 or C2 to 3rd Avenue & Pine Street, cross 3rd Avenue, transfer to any bus at 3rd Avenue & Pine Street, and ride one stop to University Street Station.

Last updated: Apr 05, 2023 2:12 PM

See something wrong?  Text/call security (206)-398-5268. 

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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
University Street Station #506 YES Southbound mezzanine to surface Mechanical Tentative - 6/02
Westlake Station  #306   Northbound mezzanine to surface - center square Scheduled Maintenance Tentative - 7/07

Escalator outage

Station Unit # Location Reason Estimated return
Capitol Hill Station #005 North entry to mezzanine   Tentative - 5/31

International District / Chinatown Station

#904 Southbound platform to Angle Lake to street level - Up only Environmental  Tentative - 6/15
University Street Station #503 Northbound mezzanine to surface - Up Only Scheduled Maintenance 6/02
University Street Station #506 Northbound surface to mezzanine - Down Only Mechanical  TBD
Westlake Station #304 Southbound platform to mezzanine - Macy's - up only Scheduled Maintenance Tentative - 6/01

See something wrong? Text/call security (206)-398-5268.

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:
6:17 a.m., 7:59 a.m.

542 EB (to Redmond)

departing 15th Ave NE & NE 43rd St:
7:04 a.m.

545 (Redmond - Seattle)

 

545 WB (to Seattle)

departing Bear Creek P&R:
4:57 p.m.

545 EB (to Redmond)

departing 6th Ave S & S Royal Brougham Way:
3:32 p.m.

550 (Bellevue - Seattle)

 

550 WB (to Seattle)

departing 110th Ave NE & NE 10th St:
7:28 a.m., 8:44 a.m., 9:14 a.m., 3:59 p.m., 4:29 p.m.,

departing Bellevue TC - Bay 9:
7:00 a.m.,

550 EB (to Bellevue)

departing Union St & 5th Ave:
6:32 a.m., 7:51 a.m., 8:24 a.m., 3:08 p.m., 3:37 p.m., 5:07 p.m., 5:37 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:
5:41 a.m., 7:44 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 & 40th St:
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 578 will experience a temporary stop closure at Puyallup Station until further notice due to construction. 

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

ST Express 578 - Northbound to Seattle

Missed stops:

  • Puyallup Station - Bay 3

Use stops:

  • Puyallup Station South Platform - temporary stop

ST Express 578 - Southbound to Puyallup

Missed stops:

  • Puyallup Station - Bay 3

Use Stops:

  • Puyallup Station South Platform - temporary stop

See something wrong?  Text/call security (206)-398-5268.

 
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ST Express Route 545 to downtown Seattle will be rerouted off 5th Ave between Stewart St & Pike St due to construction. This reroute will be in effect beginning at 9:00 p.m. Thursday, June 1 to 5:00 a.m. Friday, June 2. 

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

ST Express 545 – Westbound to Seattle

Missed stops:

  • 5th Ave & Pine St

Use stops:

  • 3rd Ave & Pine St
  • Pike St & 4th Ave

ST Express 545 – Eastbound to Redmond 

Missed stops:

  • None

 

See something wrong?  Text/call security (206)-398-5268.

 

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ST Express routes 590, 592, 594 & 595 are on reroute in downtown Seattle due to construction. This reroute will be in effect at all times until further notice.

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

ST Express routes 590 / 592 / 594 / 595 – Seattle to Tacoma / Lakewood / Gig Harbor / Dupont

Missed stops:

  • Stewart St & Yale Ave N

Use stops:

  • Stewart St & 9th Ave

ST Express routes 590 / 592 / 594 / 595 – Tacoma / Lakewood / Gig Harbor / Dupont to Seattle

Missed stops:

  • None

 

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Due to vandalism and security issues, the restrooms at Northgate Station are temporarily closed for repairs and renovations until June 2023. These upgrades will provide a safer space for passengers and staff upon completion.

Temporary restroom facilities will be available at Northgate Station beginning on Monday, April 17. These temporary facilities will be located on ground level and are intended for passenger use during the station's restroom renovation. 

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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. 

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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.

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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

See something wrong? Text/call security (206)-398-5268.

Sounder train

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Sound Transit will be replacing the stairs to the pedestrian bridge at Kent Station beginning Monday, May 15 through Monday, September 11. The work is scheduled to take place weekdays from 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., however,  construction may continue through the weekend if necessary to maintain project timelines.

This project will be completed in two phases: 

  • West stair replacement: Monday, May 15 - Friday, July 7
  • East stair replacement: Monday, July 10 -  Monday, September 11

The elevators will be the single point of access for the pedestrian bridge, and alternate access is available using the crossing at E. Smith St. at the south end of the tracks.

See something wrong?  Text/call security (206)-398-5268. 

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Fans can save on travel time, parking and gas by taking Sound Transit’s popular Sounder trains to the Sounders FC 1:30 p.m. match on Saturday, June 3 against Portland Timbers.

Special Event Sounder train schedule | June 3

To the match
From Lakewood to Seattle  Train: 1600
Lakewood 10:11 a.m.
South Tacoma 10:16 a.m.
Tacoma 10:25 a.m.
Puyallup 10:38 a.m.
Sumner 10:43 a.m.
Auburn 10:53 a.m.
Kent 11:00 a.m.
Tukwila 11:07 a.m.
Seattle 11:27 a.m.
   
From Everett to Seattle  Train: 1801
Everett 10:45 a.m.
Mukilteo 10:56 a.m.
Edmonds 11:11 a.m.
Seattle 11:44 a.m.

Return schedule - from Seattle/King Street Station

Trips from Sounders FC matches depart 35 minutes after the match ends.

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

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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
University Street Station #506 YES Southbound mezzanine to surface Mechanical Tentative - 6/02
Westlake Station  #306   Northbound mezzanine to surface - center square Scheduled Maintenance Tentative - 7/07

Escalator outage

Station Unit # Location Reason Estimated return
Capitol Hill Station #005 North entry to mezzanine   Tentative - 5/31

International District / Chinatown Station

#904 Southbound platform to Angle Lake to street level - Up only Environmental  Tentative - 6/15
University Street Station #503 Northbound mezzanine to surface - Up Only Scheduled Maintenance 6/02
University Street Station #506 Northbound surface to mezzanine - Down Only Mechanical  TBD
Westlake Station #304 Southbound platform to mezzanine - Macy's - up only Scheduled Maintenance Tentative - 6/01

See something wrong? Text/call security (206)-398-5268.

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Several parking stalls at Northgate Station Garage are closed off until further notice due to water intrusion issues. These stalls will be closed off until water intrusion issues are resolved to minimize vehicle damage. 

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

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U District Station will be experiencing a temporary entrance closure on Tuesday, March 7 for 4 hours due to construction. This construction project will impact station entrances as well as the sidewalk on the east side of Brooklyn Avenue NE between NE 43rd St and the north station entrance.

During this time, the northern entrance to the station off Brooklyn Ave NE (Entrance A) will be closed from 6:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. All passengers must use the entrance off NE 43rd St (Entrance B) to access the station.

When the north entrance is closed, the north elevator will not operate.  During this closure, passengers needing elevator access will only be able to use the south elevator between the street and the platform. 

See something wrong?  Text/call security (206)-398-5268.