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Open House

Online open house from Nov. 13 to Dec. 13, including an opportunity to weigh in on station names, view conceptual images of the stations, learn about construction schedule and impacts, and learn how to stay informed and involved during construction.

Online Open House


This project extends light rail from Angle Lake Station in the city of SeaTac to the Federal Way Transit Center. The 7.8-mile extension includes three stations in Kent/Des Moines near Highline College, South 272nd Street and the Federal Way Transit Center. All three stations add parking for a total of 3,200 spaces along the route.




  • Open: 2024
  • Length: 7.8 miles, 3 stations
  • Service: Every 6-8 minutes in peak hours
  • Projected travel times:
    • Federal Way Transit Center to Sea-Tac Airport: 15 minutes
    • Kent/Des Moines to downtown Seattle: 42 minutes
  • Projected ridership: 29,000 – 34,000 daily riders by 2026


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