West Seattle and Ballard Link Extensions

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West Seattle and Ballard Link Extension online open house

We are hard at work preparing the Draft EIS to publish later this year. In the meantime, you can learn more about the environmental review process, the alternatives we are studying, and check out our…

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What is realignment and how could it affect this project?

In the face of both reduced revenue as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and increasing real estate and construction costs, the Sound Transit Board is currently undertaking a process called…

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Farewell 2020 

As this unpredictable year ends, we want to thank you for your adaptability and patience as we have transitioned to digital engagement to keep our communities safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. We…

Photo of people walking on a pedestrian bridge next to Mount Baker Link Light Rail Station, West Seattle and Ballard Link Extensions

Our informational online open house is live! 

At Sound Transit, we’ve been doing everything we can to help keep our communities safe. To help prevent the spread of COVID-19, we have shifted to remote engagement for the West Seattle and Ballard…

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Painting an Underground Picture 

If you live, work or play near one of the alignments we’re currently studying as part of the West Seattle and Ballard Link Extensions project, you might have seen crews performing a variety of…