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We want to hear from you: Weigh in on transportation upgrades from downtown Seattle to Roosevelt

The new RapidRide J Line is scheduled to begin service in 2024. The RapidRide J Line will provide high-quality service connecting Downtown Seattle with the neighborhoods of Belltown, South Lake Union, Eastlake, University District, and Roosevelt. We’re working with King County Metro to ensure a comprehensive plan that includes better transit… [ Keep reading ]

Patience is a virtue, & we are grateful you have it! 

Is your New Year’s resolution to practice patience? We can tell! Link light rail trains are running every 13-15 minutes. We know that waiting longer for trains can be a pain, which is why we’re working with Sound Transit to do all we can to make sure trains stay on schedule…. [ Keep reading ]

NEW year = NEW commute!

Have you set any New Year’s resolutions for 2020? How about doing something good for yourself (stress-less), your city, & your planet. Pledge to commute car-free 1x a week. We’ve all set too-audacious New Year’s resolutions that we’ve given up on before we even start. Did you stress out a… [ Keep reading ]

Moving Forward with the Center City Connector Streetcar Project 

First Hill Streetcar, Yesler Way. Photo by Jeanne Clark. Over the past year, Seattle Streetcar ridership has increased by 18 percent and we’ve worked to place the Center City Connector Streetcar Project on a more secure financial footing. In August, the Seattle City Council appropriated $9 million so that we could move forward with essential… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Streetcar Reports 18-percent Ridership Increase!

The Seattle Streetcar Program remains committed to continued safety and reliability plus additional data collection. Providing easy access to Metro transit routes, Link light rail, and the Sounder is paying off for the Seattle Streetcar program and its 1.7 million annual riders. In 2018, our Seattle Streetcar program… [ Keep reading ]