Link Connections: Proposals for bus and light rail integration in north King County driven by community guidance
As Sound Transit extends its light rail system to serve three new Link stations in 2021 (U District, Roosevelt, and Northgate), King County Metro is releasing initial proposals for updating bus service to integrate with the new stations. These concepts were created with the help of a community-based Mobility Board, and broader public feedback on service needs and priorities.
Tuesday update: Metro helps riders move safely as snow, ice, and freezing temperatures continue in King County
King County Metro is focused on providing safe and reliable public transportation during adverse weather conditions. Metro is preparing its fleet for the possibility of adjusting service levels Tuesday night as another snowstorm – and the challenges that come with it – is expected.
Freezing temperatures and snowy conditions in parts of King County continue into afternoon commutes
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.
More Metro in March: Added service, all-door boarding on Third Avenue, and buses say goodbye to the Downtown Seattle Transit Tunnel
In partnership with the City of Seattle, more trips will be added on key bus routes beginning March 23. Metro is encouraging riders to study new stop locations in downtown Seattle when 15 routes are redirected onto different city streets and all buses shift out of the Downtown Seattle Transit Tunnel (DSTT) in preparation for opening regional light rail extensions. To keep service moving more easily for customers, Metro is launching all-door boarding on Third Avenue.
Ride the Water Taxi, Metro to Sub Pop Records’ 30th anniversary party along Alki Beach on Saturday, Aug. 11
The Water Taxi will add a second boat to its normal Saturday, Aug. 11, schedule to help carry thousands of fans to and from free concerts at Alki Beach in celebration of Sub Pop Records’ 30th Anniversary. Riders should travel early and prepare for potential crowding and possible delays on each sailing and bus trip.