Everett Link Extension

Connecting Snohomish County jobs and housing
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The Everett Link Extension adds six Snohomish County stations to the growing light rail network. The 16.3-mile project extends Link service north from Lynnwood City Center to the SW Everett Industrial Center, SR 526/Evergreen Way, and downtown Everett. Light rail will provide fast, reliable connections along one of the state's most congested freeway corridors. As both the longest and northernmost project in the Sound Transit system, Sound Transit and partner agencies are laying groundwork together now, with new public involvement opportunities in 2021.


  • Open: 2037 - 2041 Learn more
  • Length: 16.3 miles; 6 stations
  • Service: Every 4- 6 minutes in peak hours.
  • Projected travel times:
    • Everett to Lynnwood: 33 minutes
    • Everett to downtown Seattle: 60 minutes

Current Project Status

The Everett Link Extension Project is just getting started. The team is drafting plans to conduct equitable community engagement through environmental review and development of station and track alignment alternatives. Expect the first round of public meetings to begin in the fourth quarter of 2021 depending on direction from the Sound Transit board.