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Rider Survey: Public Transit in Washington State During COVID-19

Posted on March 26, 2020

Transportation Choices Coalition and Seattle Transit Riders Union want to hear from transit riders across the state to keep public transit safe and reliable during this public health emergency and into the future.

Reduced Service

Posted on March 24, 2020

From Sound Transit: As our region responds to the COVID-19 pandemic, we are reducing Link, Sounder and some ST Express service beginning Monday, March 23 until further notice.

Sound Transit Service Change Includes New Route and Service Reductions

Posted on March 23, 2020

March 21 service change adds new Route 544 between the Eastside and South Lake Union, closes the Star Lake park-and-ride lot, temporarily reduces service on some routes due to COVID-19.

Spring Service Revisions, Suspension of Fare Collection and More

Posted on March 23, 2020

From King County Metro:

Metro has implemented its spring service revisions, effective March 21.


Along with Metro’s usual spring updates, however, there are some temporary measures
and exceptions in effect for riders to be aware of during the current health emergency.


Operating and other service decisions are made and updated with guidance
and direction from King County Public Health and other authorized agencies.

King County Metro announces temporary service reductions starting Monday, March 23

Posted on March 20, 2020

From King County Metro:

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Weigh in on Environmental Stewardship Initiative: Open house and survey launch on March 3

Posted on March 2, 2020

The City of Bellevue is launching a survey and hosting a community open house this week to involve residents and stakeholders in its plan to pursue bold environmental initiatives through a strategic update of the Environmental Stewardship Initiative. 

Three-day closure for Eastrail (formerly ERC trail) in Bellevue

Posted on February 7, 2020

From Sound Transit: Staring Wednesday, Feb. 12, Sound Transit's contractor, Hensel Phelps, will close a small portion of the Eastrail in Bellevue, for three days, near the construction site of the Operations and Maintenance Facility on 120th Avenue Northeast.

Sound Transit hosting online open house about Bus Rapid Transit on I-405

Posted on January 16, 2020

From City of Bellevue Communications:

Sound Transit is hosting an online open house where members of the public can learn about refinements made to the I-405 bus rapid transit (BRT) project as planning has progressed. Participants can also comment on station amenities and shelters, and ways to reach the future stations on foot or by bicycle.

Freezing temperatures and snowy conditions in parts of King County continue into afternoon commutes

Posted on January 13, 2020

From King County Metro: Metro buses serving north and east King County continue to operate on snow routes and Metro’s fleet remains chained where roadway conditions continue to be challenging. Providing reliable, safe service continues to be of utmost importance as Metro prepares its fleet for persistent snow and ice in the coming days. Due to coach availability and road conditions, some peak trips will be canceled as some buses are shifted to cover other bus routes typically operated by articulated trolley buses.