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King County Metro continues minor service reductions

Posted on January 24, 2022

From King County Metro: King County Metro continues to recover from recent winter storms and ongoing reduced workforce availability.  While more than 90% of Metro’s scheduled bus service is on the road, we are extending our temporary reduced service schedule and canceling some bus trips.

Leaders celebrate latest progress on regional trail

Posted on January 10, 2022

Mayor Robinson, congressional representatives, praise Mountains to Sound Greenway

Sound Transit: Prepare for Winter Weather Conditions

Posted on December 24, 2021

From Sound Transit: The National Weather Service is forecasting snow and ice in King County, Pierce County, and Snohomish County over the next several days which may have an impact on regional transportation. Here are a few tips to help you prepare for your commute during these challenging conditions:

South Bellevue park-and-ride garage opens

Posted on November 17, 2021

From Sound Transit: Sound Transit has opened the parking garage at the future East Link South Bellevue Station nearly two years before East Link begins operating in 2023, providing easy transit access to Eastside passengers. 

ST Express and King County Metro riders who had to use alternative parking spaces when East Link construction began in 2017 can now return to the new garage at the same park-and-ride location. Find bus stop and schedule information for ST Express routes 550 and 556

New trail is open between Renton and Bellevue

Posted on November 15, 2021

King County Parks and the Washington State Department of Transportation opened a new 2.5-mile paved segment of Eastrail between Renton and Bellevue, connecting to three waterfront parks along Lake Washington.

Sound Transit assesses system operations on East Link Extension

Posted on November 15, 2021

After four years of construction, there will be trains on the light rail tracks starting in November 2021. In this new phase, crews are starting to evaluate controls, safety and signal systems, and communications.

Routes 550 and 556 will serve South Bellevue Garage starting on Nov. 13

Posted on November 8, 2021

From Sound Transit: Starting Nov. 13, ST Express routes 550 and 556 and King County Metro routes 241 and 249 will begin serving the bus loop at the South Bellevue Station Garage.

More buses and restored service on 18 East King County routes!

Posted on October 11, 2021

This bus is for you, Eastside! We’ve enhanced service and restored routes around the area’s cities, towns, and neighborhoods. It’s all part of the Oct. 2 countywide service change. 

Sound Transit Board selects Stride BRT projects to be built

Posted on October 7, 2021

From Sound Transit:

The Sound Transit Board has selected the route, station locations and roadway improvements for Stride bus rapid transit on I-405 and SR-522/NE 145th. Stride BRT lines are scheduled to open in 2026 and 2027. 

Stride BRT will include three lines: