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Abbreviated East Link Grand Opening Set for April 27th

A 10am ribbon-cutting ceremony at Downtown Bellevue Station will inaugurate Eastside light rail service on April 27. 2 Line trains will run between Bellevue and Redmond in advance of full service into Seattle expected in 2025.

Sound Transit Says 1 Line Headaches Will ‘Smooth Themselves Out’

Facing half-hour headways downtown through February 4, riders are complaining of overcrowding. Seattle's transit riders still have two full weeks left of planned disruptions to...

Constantine Appoints Zahilay, Birney, and Strauss to Sound Transit Board

This afternoon, King County Executive Dow Constantine unveiled three new appointments to the Sound Transit Board of Directors: King County Councilmember Girmay Zahilay, Redmond...
Passengers board and disembark at Westlake Station's northbound platform.

Op-Ed: Quick CEO Ousting Points at Sound Transit Board Deficiencies

A new CEO can’t move mountains; board reform is needed. For the second time in two years, Sound Transit is seeking a new CEO following...

Sound Transit OKs Study of Vulcan’s New South Lake Union Station Alternative

Business leaders contend a 7th Avenue station comes with ill-considered utility relocation costs and convinced the agency to study their 5th Avenue alternative. The Sound...

Sound Transit Reveals Big Cost Overrun for Federal Way Train Base

With maintenance base costs rising as much as $1 billion, Tacoma Dome Link could be at risk of further delay. Sound Transit has unearthed meteoric...
Chinatown-Internation District station with Union Station, where Sound Transit holds its board meetings.

Sound Transit Approves $3 Flat Fare for Link

The change hiking fares on short-distance riders and lowering them for long-distance trips will go into effect when Lynnwood Link opens in the fall. Three-dollar...
An architectural rendering shows Alaska Junction Station with pedestrian improvements on corridors like Alaska Street indicated. Landmarks like Easy Street Records are also shown.

Sound Transit Shares Station Area Concepts for West Seattle Link

The agency is seeking feedback on its initial pedestrian, bike, bus, and transit-oriented development plans near its four planned West Seattle light rail stations. Sound...