Snow Day in Seattle by cheukiecfu on Flickr.

‘Twere the weeks around Christmas, when all through the Sound
Local transit service reductions, could plenty be found;

The University’s closure will reduce service even more,
Leaving those unprepared with a commute that’s a chore;

Now! King County, now! Metro, now! Sound Transit and Everett,
On! Pierce County, on! Community Transit, on! Washington State Ferry;

Read below for the changes, and then you’ll stay Merry!


BUS Bus Christmas Eve Christmas Day New Year’s Eve New Year’s Day
Community Transit Reduced Weekday* NO Service Reduced Weekday* NO Service
*The only commuter service to/from Seattle will be routes 402, 413, 421, and 855.
Everett Transit Weekday NO Service Weekday NO Service
King County Metro Reduced Weekday Sunday Reduced Weekday Sunday
*From Dec. 15th thru Jan. 2nd Metro routes 31, 32, 48, 65, 67, 68, 75, 167, 197, 271, 277, 372, and 373 will see reduced service. Cancelled trips are indicated by “No UW” on timetables.
Kitsap Transit Weekday NO Service Weekday NO Service
Pierce Transit Weekday Sunday Weekday Sunday
Sound Transit Weekday Sunday* Weekday Sunday*
* The following routes will NOT Operate on Christmas Day and New Year’s Day: 510, 590, 511, 532, 535, 540, 542, 555, 556, 566, 586, 592, 595, 513, 596, 567
RAIL Rail Christmas Eve Christmas Day New Year’s Eve New Year’s Day
Link Light Rail Weekday Sunday Special Service* Sunday
*Link light rail will run two additional southbound trips from Westlake Station at 12:58 am and 1:13 am; the last northbound trip/ will depart Sea-Tac Airport at 12:20 am and continue to Westlake.
Seattle Streetcar 6am to 9pm 10am to 7pm 6am to 9pm 10am to 7pm
Sounder Weekday NO Service Weekday NO Service
Tacoma Link Weekday Sunday Special Service* Sunday
*The last northbound trip for Tacoma Link will leave the Tacoma Dome Station at 12:36 am; the last southbound train will depart the Theatre District Station at 12:48 am
MONORAIL Monorail Christmas Eve Christmas Day New Year’s Eve New Year’s Day
Seattle Monorail 7:30am to 6pm NO Service 7:30a to 1am* 10am to 9pm
*Due to regulations, the Monorail will carry its last passengers from Westlake Center to Seattle Center at approximately 11:15pm. Service will resume from Seattle Center to Westlake Center when cleared by the Fire Marshall (estimated to be 12:20am) until 1:00am
FERRIES Ferries Christmas Eve Christmas Day New Year’s Eve New Year’s Day
KC Water Taxi Weekday NO Service Weekday NO Service
WA State Ferries Consult Fall 2014 Schedule Consult Winter 2015 Schedule*
*The Winter Schedule goes into effect on 28 December 2014

Please remember, all service is subject to change due to weather or other unforeseen circumstances.

Please check with your local transit agency before traveling.

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