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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 Roosevelt Station #001 - Station Access TBD TBD Use stairs or escalator
Link University of Washington Station #002 - Station Access Scheduled Maintenance 8/12 Use stairs or escalator
Link Westlake Station #307 - Station Access Mechanical Tentative 8/24 Use stairs or escalator
Link University Street Station #501 - Station Access Mechanical Tentative 8/10 Use stairs or escalator
Link University Street Station #506 - Station Access Mechanical Tentative 1/15/23 Use stairs or escalator
Link Int'l Dist./Chinatown Station #903 - Station Access Mechanical Tentative 8/10  
Sounder Everett Station #002 - Station Access TBD TBD Use stairs or escalator

Escalators Outages

Station Location Reason Estimated Return Alternate Access
Westlake Station #302 - Station Access Scheduled Maintenance Tentative 9/19 Use stairs or elevator
Westlake Station #304 - Station Access Mechanical Tentative 9/19 Use stairs or elevator
Westlake Station #307 - Station Access Mechanical Tentative 8/24 Use stairs or elevator
Westlake Station #309 - Station Access Environmental Tentative 8/10 Use stairs or elevator
University Street Station #504 - Station Access Scheduled Maintenance Tentative 8/10 Use stairs or elevator
Pioneer Square Station #705 - Station Access TBD Tentative 9/15 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

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:

6:50 a.m.

510 NB (to Everett)

departing 4th Ave S & S Jackson St:

4:03 p.m.

4:37 p.m.

5:57 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:
none

512 (Everett - Northgate)

 

512 SB (to Northgate)

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

departing Northgate Station - Bay 2:

2:39 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:

6:41 a.m.

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:

6:17 a.m.

532 NB (to Everett)

departing NE 10th St & 102nd Ave NE:

3:41 p.m.

3:56 p.m.

535 (Lynnwood - Bellevue)

 

535 SB (to Bellevue)

departing Lynnwood TC - Bay D1:

1:18 p.m.

3:48 p.m.

535 NB (to Lynnwood TC)

departing NE 10th St & 102nd Ave NE:

5:34 p.m.

542 (Redmond - University District)

 

542 WB (to University District)

departing Redmond TC - Bay 5:

6:34 a.m.

8:16 a.m.

542 EB (to Redmond)

departing 15th Ave NE & NE 43rd St:

7:25 a.m.

545 (Redmond - Seattle)

 

545 WB (to Seattle)

departing Bear Creek P&R:
none

545 EB (to Redmond)

departing 6th Ave S & S Royal Brougham Way:

5:11 p.m.

550 (Bellevue - Seattle)

 

550 WB (to Seattle)

departing 110th Ave NE & NE 10th St:

6:04 a.m.

6:25 a.m.

7:44 a.m.

8:14 a.m.

3:39 p.m.

5:44 p.m.

departing Bellevue TC - Bay 9:
none

550 EB (to Bellevue)

departing Union St & 5th Ave:

6:54 a.m.

7:19 a.m.

2:49 p.m.

4:45 p.m.

6:48 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:

3:56 p.m.

5:57 p.m.

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:

4:25 p.m.

2:33 p.m.

4:48 p.m.

5:48 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:
6:58 a.m.

departing Kent Station - Bay 3:
none 

566 SB (to Auburn)

departing 156th Ave & 40th St:

3:12 p.m.

3:47 p.m.

4:40 p.m.

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):

6:36 a.m.

departing Tacoma Dome Station - Zone B:
none

590 SB (to Tacoma)

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

4:26 p.m.

4:36 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:

2:30 p.m.

594 SB (to Lakewood/DuPont)

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

12:45 p.m.

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 522 is being rerouted overnight off a portion of Main St, Beardslee Blvd, and Kaysner Way in downtown Bothell from Tuesday, August 9 through Friday, August 12. This reroute will be in effect between the hours of 9:00 p.m. and 5:00 a.m. due to construction activity.  

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

ST Express 522 – Westbound to Seattle

Missed stops:

  • Woodinville Dr & Kaysner Way

Use stops:

  • UW Bothell & Cascadia College
  • NE 185th St & Beardslee Blvd - temporary stop
  • NE 185th St & 103rd Ave NE - temporary stop
  • NE 185th St & 101st Ave NE - temporary stop
  • Bothell Way NE & NE 180th St

ST Express 522 – Eastbound to Woodinville

Missed stops:

  • Main St & 103rd Ave NE
  • Beardslee Blvd & Sunrise Dr

Use stops:

  • Main St & Bothell Way NE
  • NE 185th St & 101 Ave NE - temporary stop
  • NE 185th St & 104th Ave NE - temporary stop
  • NE 185th St & Ross Road - temporary stop
  • UW Bothell & Cascadia College

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

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ST Express Route 535 to Bellevue is being rerouted due to construction.

Affected stops:
Bothell Park & Ride Bay 2

Beardslee Blvd & Sunrise Dr

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ST Express Route 542 will be rerouted overnight near the University of Washington from Monday, August 8 through Thursday, August 11. This reroute will be in effect between the hours of 10:00 p.m. and 12:00 a.m. 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, August 8 through Friday, August 12. 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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ST Express routes 590 and 594 will not be serving the bus stop at 10th & Commerce from Monday, 8/1 through Saturday, 9/17, due to construction.


Missed stop:

  • S 10th St & Commerce St

Use temporary stop:

  • Market St between S 11th St & S 13th St
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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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Starting May 16, 2022 through the end of September 2022, the ORCA system will be going through an upgrade.  During the transition customers may experience value load delays at retail locations and card outages at vending machines. For the latest news and updates on ORCA visit myORCA.com

Vending machines may be temporarily sold out of ORCA cards during transition

  • This issue only effects customers that do not already have an ORCA card. Vending machines will continue to reload all card types with money and passes
  • Customers can also order a card at myORCA.com. Please note online orders may take longer than the typical 5-7 business day delivery time
  • If you have a card already, please keep using it, it will continue to work indefinitely. The new card design is not being sold during transition
  • In locations with more than one machine, customers who need a card are encouraged to try another machine

Customers can use other payment methods

Other options if a vending machine is sold out of cards include:

  • Paying with cash
  • Using the Transit GO Ticket app
  • Purchasing a paper ticket (if you are using Sound Transit Link light rail or Sounder)

What you need to know

  • You do not need a new card. All cards will work indefinitely. The new card design is not being sold during transition
  • Retail stores will only load E-purse value and no longer sell passes. You can convert E-purse value to a pass at myORCA.com, with the mobile app, at vending machines or visiting customer service
  • While technology is updated, all value loaded at a retail store location will experience a one-hour delay before it is available for use
  • All customers who had an account at orcacard.com will need to set up a new account at myORCA.com or with the myORCA app. We encourage all riders to set up an account, however it is not required to use ORCA
  • All ORCA Autoloads have expired. Set-up your Autoload again at myORCA.com

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

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Due to construction activity near the Mercer Island Park and Ride, access to the lower level of the garage from the west entrance will be closed from Monday, July 18 through Thursday, August 11. 

During this time, access to the lower level of the garage will continue to be available via the east entrance.

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 south facing stairwell at King Street Station is closed until further notice due construction activity.

Please use the north facing stairs on the pedestrian bridge or the entrance near 4th Ave & S Jackson St for access to and from the platform.

For further assistance, please contact a station agent or security officer. 

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

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Starting May 16, 2022 through the end of September 2022, the ORCA system will be going through an upgrade.  During the transition customers may experience value load delays at retail locations and card outages at vending machines. For the latest news and updates on ORCA visit myORCA.com

Vending machines may be temporarily sold out of ORCA cards during transition

  • This issue only effects customers that do not already have an ORCA card. Vending machines will continue to reload all card types with money and passes
  • Customers can also order a card at myORCA.com. Please note online orders may take longer than the typical 5-7 business day delivery time
  • If you have a card already, please keep using it, it will continue to work indefinitely. The new card design is not being sold during transition
  • In locations with more than one machine, customers who need a card are encouraged to try another machine

Customers can use other payment methods

Other options if a vending machine is sold out of cards include:

  • Paying with cash
  • Using the Transit GO Ticket app
  • Purchasing a paper ticket (if you are using Sound Transit Link light rail or Sounder)

What you need to know

  • You do not need a new card. All cards will work indefinitely. The new card design is not being sold during transition
  • Retail stores will only load E-purse value and no longer sell passes. You can convert E-purse value to a pass at myORCA.com, with the mobile app, at vending machines or visiting customer service
  • While technology is updated, all value loaded at a retail store location will experience a one-hour delay before it is available for use
  • All customers who had an account at orcacard.com will need to set up a new account at myORCA.com or with the myORCA app. We encourage all riders to set up an account, however it is not required to use ORCA
  • All ORCA Autoloads have expired. Set-up your Autoload again at myORCA.com

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.

Elevators Outages

Service Station Location Reason Estimated Return Alternate Access
Link Roosevelt Station #001 - Station Access TBD TBD Use stairs or escalator
Link University of Washington Station #002 - Station Access Scheduled Maintenance 8/12 Use stairs or escalator
Link Westlake Station #307 - Station Access Mechanical Tentative 8/24 Use stairs or escalator
Link University Street Station #501 - Station Access Mechanical Tentative 8/10 Use stairs or escalator
Link University Street Station #506 - Station Access Mechanical Tentative 1/15/23 Use stairs or escalator
Link Int'l Dist./Chinatown Station #903 - Station Access Mechanical Tentative 8/10  
Sounder Everett Station #002 - Station Access TBD TBD Use stairs or escalator

Escalators Outages

Station Location Reason Estimated Return Alternate Access
Westlake Station #302 - Station Access Scheduled Maintenance Tentative 9/19 Use stairs or elevator
Westlake Station #304 - Station Access Mechanical Tentative 9/19 Use stairs or elevator
Westlake Station #307 - Station Access Mechanical Tentative 8/24 Use stairs or elevator
Westlake Station #309 - Station Access Environmental Tentative 8/10 Use stairs or elevator
University Street Station #504 - Station Access Scheduled Maintenance Tentative 8/10 Use stairs or elevator
Pioneer Square Station #705 - Station Access TBD Tentative 9/15 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

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