Snapshot of King County Metro's Emergency Snow Network map. (Credit: King County)

Winter weather continues to hamper transit operations in Puget Sound. Here’s today’s morning update:

Agency/ServiceDetails
King County MetroLast night, Metro extended the Emergency Snow Network, which consolidates service to about 60 core routes. Paratransit service is more limited because of the reduced scope of bus service. Water Taxis are expected to operate.
Sound TransitSome ST Express bus routes are skipping stops and operating on snow routes while train service (1 Line, N Line, S Line, and T Line) is largely operating normally.
Seattle StreetcarBoth streetcar lines continue to operate.
Seattle MonorailThere’s no update yet, but service did run from 12:00pm to 7:00pm on Monday.
Community TransitAll routes are operating on snow routes.
Pierce TransitMost routes are operating on snow routes, except Routes 52, 54, 55, 202, 206, and 409. Downtown Tacoma circulators are also operating.
Intercity TransitSome routes are operating normally, others are on modified and snow routes.
Kitsap TransitAn update will come around 8:00am, but the agency has canceled some service and is operating some routes on modified routes and emergency routes.
Everett TransitService is operating normally.

In all cases, refer to agency social media and websites for maps, schedules, and service alerts. Routes may be operating very differently than normal and circumstances can change quickly.

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