We’re investing in transit.
- Transportation system monitoring and real-time management.
- Investments in transit.
- Reducing drive-alone trips downtown.
- Managing construction projects in the public right-of-way.
- Working with commuters, employers, visitors, and Seattleites on their commute.
Starting this Saturday, September 22, King County Metro’s fall service change will happen – this is when you’ll notice our investments coming through for you. We’ve added over 300 trips each week on popular bus routes across the city, including 32 trips during weekday peak periods to help alleviate crowded bus routes.
Thank you, Seattle voters!
Here’s what you can expect.
✔️ We’re expanding 10-minute weekday service.
- Improved routes 41 and 70 to 10-minutes or better service from 6 AM – 7 PM on weekdays
- Added 1 AM trips and 1 PM trips on RapidRide C Line (a joint investment with Amazon)
- Added 1 AM trips and 1 PM trips on RapidRide D Line (a joint investment with Amazon)
- Added 3 AM trips and 6 PM trips on RapidRide E Line
- Added 3 AM trips on Routes 17/18 (a joint investment with King County Metro)
- Added 1 AM trip on Route 28
- Added 5 AM trips and 9 PM trips on Route 40 (a joint investment with King County Metro)
- Added 1 AM trips and 4 PM trips on Route 41
- Added 2 AM trips and 1 PM trips on Routes 56/57
- Added 3 AM trips and 4 PM trips on Route 70
- Added 2 AM trips and 1 PM trips on Route 120
✔️ Improved service reliability on Route 50 to serve Veterans Affairs Hospital.
✔️ Added targeted trips on Routes 7, 31, 32, 73, 75, 106, and 372 to improve connections seven days a week (some investments funded by Metro).
We’re working around the clock.
We’re working around the clock to help you prepare and navigate around the construction impacts while keeping you informed of what’s happening so that you can plan your commute accordingly.
Read more about what transportation engineers have dubbed this transition as, the Period of Maximum Constraint:
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There’s no way around it—getting around Seattle is going to be tricky during the SR 99 closure. Expect traffic delays and be prepared for full buses during peak travel times. Check out the travel options below that can help you get around in anticipation of the new SR 99 tunnel opening.
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