4. News and updates

Federal Way light rail extension receives $100 million federal allocation

Sound Transit today welcomed the Federal Transit Administration’s allocation of $100 million in grant funding for extending Link light rail to Federal Way. The planned 2019 funding represents a…

Conceptual image of a future Federal Way Link Extension station.

Design-Build contract awarded

On May 23, the Sound Transit Board of Directors authorized award of a contract to Kiewit Infrastructure West Company to design and build the Federal Way Link Extension. Kiewit is a northwest leader…

Sound Transit selects Kiewit Infrastructure West to build Federal Way Link Extension

The Sound Transit Board of Directors today selected Kiewit Infrastructure West Company to design and build the Federal Way Link Extension. The project will extend regional light rail 7.8 miles from…

A science experiment about electromagnets and light rail fascinates local students.

It's not magic: Federal Way third graders learn how Link light rail works

Sound Transit staff joined about 88 third graders recently at Nautilus K-8 School in Federal Way to explain how electromagnets power the Link light rail system headed their way.  Richard Nguyen, an…

Residents look at proposed alignments for the future Tacoma Dome Link Extension.

Scoping period ends May 1 – don't forget to comment!

Thanks to everyone who attended our open houses for the Tacoma Dome Link Extension (TDLE) on April 16, 17, and 23. If you haven't provided your feedback on the latest routes and stations, you can…