Who is Sound Transit?

Sound Transit plans, builds, and operates regional transit systems and services to improve mobility in urban areas of King, Pierce and Snohomish counties.

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Sounder commuter rail

Sounder trains travel between Lakewood and Seattle (making stops in South Tacoma, Tacoma, Puyallup, Sumner, Auburn, Kent and Tukwila) and between Everett and Seattle (making stops in Mukilteo and Edmonds). The Sounder regularly runs weekday mornings and afternoons with weekend service for major events.

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Link light rail

Link light rail runs between Angle Lake and the University of Washington. Construction is underway to extend light rail to Northgate in 2021 and East King County in 2023 and Lynnwood, Federal Way, and downtown Redmond in 2024. Link light rail service is offered seven days a week and trains run every 6, 10, 15 minutes depending on the time of day.

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ST Express Bus

ST Express bus routes serve urban centers in King, Pierce and Snohomish counties. Our 28 routes provide fast service between major cities and job centers, and allow convenient transfers to train service and local buses. Sound Transit bus service is offered seven days a week for many routes.

Future service

Sound Transit – Future Services A map displaying future services provided by Sound Transit including future Link Light Rail service, Sounder Commuter Rail service, Sound Transit Express bus and Bus Rapid Transit services. Future Link Light Rail services include new lines from downtown Redmond to Seattle to Lynnwood by 2024; Ballard to Seattle to Tacoma by 2035; Everett to Seattle to West Seattle by 2036; Tacoma Dome to Tacoma Community College by 2039; and Issaquah to Bellevue to South Kirkland by 2041. Future Sounder Commuter Rail service includes expansion of the south line capacity from DuPont to Lakewood. Future Bus Rapid Transit service includes new routes from Shoreline to Woodinville to Lynnwood by 2024; Lynwood to South Renton to Burien by 2024. Kingsgate/Totem Lake South Everett Downtown Everett NE 85th Brickyard Canyon Park Woodinville Bonney Lake South Hill Lakewood Towne Center NE 44th South Renton Issaquah Highlands South Sammamish North Sammamish Burien Westwood Village Kirkland Evergreen Point Lake Forest Park Kenmore Bothell Edmonds Mukilteo Tukwila Puyallup Sumner Kent Auburn Tillicum DuPont South Tacoma Lakewood & King Street International District/Chinatown SeaTac/Airport Angle Lake University of Washington Capitol Hill Mount Baker Columbia City Rainier Beach Othello Tukwila/ International Blvd Beacon Hill Westlake Pioneer Square University Street Stadium SODO Convention Center Commerce St Union Station S 25th Roosevelt N E 1 85th NE 1 45th NE 1 30th Northgate U District Bellevue Downtown Midtown Mountlake Terrace SE Redmond Downtown Redmond Spring District/120th Overlake Village S Graham St S Boeing Access Rd Lakemont Redmond Technology Center Stadium Way / S 4th Theater District S 272nd Kent/DesMoines Federal Way South Federal Way Stadium District MLK / 6th ML K /S 1 1th MLK /S 1 9th MLK /3rd Tacoma Dome East Tacoma Sprague Hilltop Stevens Union Ballard Interbay Smith Cove Seattle Center South Lake Union Tacoma Community College Mariner SW Everett Industrial Center SR 99/Airport Rd West Alderwood Lynnwood Mercer Island Judkins Park Alaska Junction Avalon Delridge Denny East Main Wilburton South Bellevue Bel-Red/130th Eastgate Richards Rd SR 52 6 / Evergreen South Kirkland Ash Way Fife Pearl Issaquah Everett Everett Bellevue Seattle Tacoma 2021 2036 2023 2024 2023 2035 2031 2031 2024 2041 2030 2031 2041 2039 2036 2024 2024 2030 2022 2024 2024 June 2017 Link Light Rail Future service: Everet t –Seattl e –West Seattle Redmon d –Seattl e Lynnwood Ballar d –Seattl e –Tacoma Iss a q u a h Bellevu e S o uth Kirkla n d Tacoma Dom e –Tacoma Community College In service: Uni v . of Washingto n Angle Lake Tacoma Dom e –Theater District Sounder Commuter Rail Future service: DuPont–Lakewood In service: No r th Line (Everett–Seattle) South Line (Lakewood–Seattle) Bus Future service: Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) In service: ST Express bus (service re-evaluated annually) New station or bus facility Added parking Station improvements Major transfer hub Existing station or bus facility Existing parking Provisional light rail station