4. News and updates

Photo of FWLE outreach

Connecting with the community

Sound Transit engaged more than 1,000 community members this summer sharing project information and answering questions at events in Federal Way, Des Moines, Kent and SeaTac. Visitors to our booths…

Northgate Station under construction looking south from the future light rail tracks that will stretch all the way to Lynnwood.

Building quality transit takes quality time

The Seattle Times recently published an article titled “Could Sound Transit build light rail faster? It wouldn’t be easy.”  It’s a question the public asked three years ago when Sound Transit was…

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…