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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 University of Washington Station #002 - Station Access Entrapment/Mechanical Tentative 9/30 Use stairs or escalator
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
ST Express South Bellevue Garage #001 - Station Access Mechanical TBD Use stairs or escalator

Escalators Outages

Station Location Reason Estimated Return Alternate Access
University of Washington Station #005 - Station Access Scheduled Maintenance Tentative 9/30 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 Int'l Blvd Station #007 - Station Access Environmental  TBD 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 morning (list is published 4:30 a.m. to 11:59 a.m.) and each weekday afternoon (noon to midnight), and each Saturday and Sunday (8:00 a.m. to midnight). 

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:

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:

9:24 p.m.

512 NB (to Everett)

departing Northgate Station - Bay 2:

3:19 p.m., 7:59 p.m., 9:39 p.m., 10:19 p.m., 12:03 a.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:

none

513 NB (to Seaway TC)

departing Northgate Station - Bay 2:

none

522 (Woodinville - Roosevelt)

 

522 WB (to Roosevelt Station)

departing Woodinville P&R:
11:19 a.m., 1:40 p.m.

 

departing UW Bothell & Cascadia College:

none

522 EB (to Woodinville)

departing 12th Ave NE & NE 67th St - Bay 3 (Roosevelt Station):

10:06 a.m., 12:26 p.m., 2:56 p.m., 4:26 p.m.

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:

9:54 a.m., 12:23 p.m., 2:53 p.m., 5:23 p.m.

545 EB (to Redmond)

departing 6th Ave S & S Royal Brougham Way:

11:09 a.m., 1:39 p.m., 4:09 p.m.

550 (Bellevue - Seattle)

 

550 WB (to Seattle)

departing 110th Ave NE & NE 10th St:

none

550 EB (to Bellevue)

departing Union St & 5th Ave:

none

554 (Issaquah - Seattle)

 

554 WB (to Seattle)

departing NE Redmond Fall City Rd & 185th Ave NE:

none

departing Issaquah Highlands P&R - Bay 4:

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:

none

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 & 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 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 required by federal law. Learn more about riding safely.

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ST Express Route 574 will be on an overnight reroute this weekend through downtown Tacoma due to construction.

From Friday, September 30 through Sunday, October 2 this reroute will be in effect between the hours of 9:00 p.m. and 9:00 a.m. each night. 

from Sunday, October 2 through Monday, October 3 this reroute will be in effect between the hours of 11:00 p.m. and 5:00 a.m. 

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

ST Express 574 - Northbound to SeaTac Airport

Missed stops:

  • None

ST Express 574 - Southbound to Lakewood

Missed stops:

  • Tacoma Dome Station - Zone H

Use stops:

  • Tacoma Dome Station - Zone E

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

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ST Express Route 554 will be on reroute this weekend due to Issaquah Salmon Days special event. This reroute will be in effect at all times from the start of service on Saturday, October 1 until 8:00 p.m. on Sunday, October 2. 

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

ST Express 554 - Westbound to Seattle

Missed stops:

  • E Sunset Way & 1st Ave NE

Use stops:

  • 9th Ave NE & NE Ellis Drive
  • Issaquah Transit Center – Bay 2

ST Express 554 - Eastbound to Issaquah

Missed stops:

  • E Sunset Way & Rainier Boulevard S

Use stops:

  • Issaquah Transit Center – Bay 6
  • Highland Drive NE & NE Ellis Drive

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

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ST Express routes 542 & 545 will be on reroute this weekend due to the SR-520 full bridge closure. This reroute will be in effect at all times from 11:00 p.m. on Friday, September 30 until the end of service on Sunday, October 2. 

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

ST Express 542  – Eastbound to Redmond

Missed stops:

  • SR-520 & Evergreen Point Freeway Station
  • SR-520 & Clyde Hill/Yarrow Point Freeway Station

Use stops:

  • NE Pacific St & Montlake Blvd NE - Bay 1
  • SR-520 & NE 40th St

ST Express 542 – Westbound to University District

Missed stops:

  • SR-520 & Clyde Hill/Yarrow Point Freeway Station
  • SR-520 & Evergreen Point Freeway Station
  • Montlake Blvd E & E Shelby St
  • Montlake Blvd NE & NE Pacific Pl - Bay 4
  • NE Pacific St & 15th Ave NE
  • 15th Ave NE & NE Campus Pkwy
  • 15th Ave NE & NE 42nd St

Use stops:

  • SR-520 & NE 40th St
  • NE 45th St & University Way NE - Bay 3

ST Express 545 – Eastbound to Redmond

Missed stops:

  • SR-520 & Evergreen Point Freeway Station
  • SR-520 & Clyde Hill/Yarrow Point Freeway Station

Use stops:

  • Olive Way & Boren Ave
  • SR-520 & NE 40 St

ST Express 545 – Westbound to Seattle

Missed stops:

  • SR-520 & Clyde Hill/Yarrow Point Freeway Station
  • SR-520 & Evergreen Point Freeway Station
  • Stewart St & Yale Ave N

Use stops:

  • NE 40th St & 152nd Ave NE
  • SR-520 & NE 40th St

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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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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S Line Special Event train departing Seattle en route to Lakewood is significantly delayed today due to a non-involved vehicle strike. 

Alternative Service Options:

ST Express Route 594 will leave S Royal Brougham & SODO Busway at 17:20 PM. This bus will stop at Federal Way Transit Center and Lakewood.

ST Express Route 578 will leave 2nd St. extension at 17:59 PM, 18:59 PM, and 19:59 PM. These buses will stop at S Royal Brougham & SODO Busway as well.

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

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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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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 University of Washington Station #002 - Station Access Entrapment/Mechanical Tentative 9/30 Use stairs or escalator
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
ST Express South Bellevue Garage #001 - Station Access Mechanical TBD Use stairs or escalator

Escalators Outages

Station Location Reason Estimated Return Alternate Access
University of Washington Station #005 - Station Access Scheduled Maintenance Tentative 9/30 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 Int'l Blvd Station #007 - Station Access Environmental  TBD Use stairs or elevator

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