6. News and updates

Riders board and exit a Link light rail train.

West Seattle and Ballard Link Extensions initial assessment alternatives results

In May 2019, the Sound Transit Board directed project staff to conduct an initial assessment of additional alternatives that were suggested during the February–March 2019 scoping period to establish…

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Initial assessment results are in! Comment by Oct 4

After the Sound Transit Board identified preferred alternatives and other alternatives to study in the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) in May, they also directed staff to conduct initial…

Initial assessment results are coming!

In May, the Sound Transit Board of Directors identified preferred alternatives and other alternatives to study in the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS). The Board also directed staff to…

Crews conduct fieldwork for the West Seattle and Ballard Link Extensions project.

Fieldwork 101

We've started fieldwork to collect information that will inform the environmental analysis of the preferred alternatives and other alternatives to study in the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (…

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…