Tagged with 'sound transit'

Sound Transit seeking public comment on new bus fares; deadline is Sunday

Sound Transit seeking public comment on new bus fares; deadline is Sunday

Sound Transit is reviewing ST Express bus fares with the goal to simplify and make fares easier for customers to use, and they’re seeking public comment through this Sunday, Feb. 11. To take the... [Read more]

New Metro Route 635 will connect Des Moines with SeaTac light rail

New Metro Route 635 will connect Des Moines with SeaTac light rail

Representatives from the City of Des Moines and Metro Transit will soon welcome a new transportation option in south King County – Route 635, the Des Moines Community Shuttle. “It’s wonderful to... [Read more]

Sound Transit Angle Lake light rail carpoolers can now reserve parking

Sound Transit Angle Lake light rail carpoolers can now reserve parking

By Jack Mayne Sound Transit says that when its new Angle Lake station opens Sept. 24, “frequent carpoolers” can reserve a parking spot ahead of time as a way to maximize the limited parking space... [Read more]

Construction alert: Expect delays near South 200th Link Extension

Construction alert: Expect delays near South 200th Link Extension

A new, temporary traffic signal on S. 200th Street near Des Moines Creek (map below) may cause traffic delays beginning as early as Monday, Jan. 25. Crews will be building a new retaining wall on the south... [Read more]

REBUTTAL: Des Moines Mayor responds to TM Sell’s Sound Transit Editorial

REBUTTAL: Des Moines Mayor responds to TM Sell’s Sound Transit Editorial

by Dave Kaplan Mayor and Councilmember City of Des Moines If you build it they will come – if you build it in the right place. As my good friend Dr. Sell recently noted, Sound Transit will soon decide... [Read more]

OPINION: Pacific Highway transit route makes more long-term sense

OPINION: Pacific Highway transit route makes more long-term sense

by T.M. Sell If you build it, they will come – if you build it in the right place. Sound Transit soon will decide where to site its extension of the light rail from Angle Lake toward Federal Way. The... [Read more]

Open House for Sound Transit’s Link Light Rail will be April 30 at City Hall

Open House for Sound Transit’s Link Light Rail will be April 30 at City Hall

Sound Transit’s Link Light Rail is coming to Des Moines, and the City Council will be holding an Open House on Thursday, April 30, starting at 5:30 p.m. The event, which is open and free to the public,... [Read more]

Upthegrove: ‘Sound Transit route should align with I-5’ through Des Moines

Upthegrove: ‘Sound Transit route should align with I-5’ through Des Moines

King County Councilmember Dave Upthegrove said on Friday (April 10) that “the future of light rail in the City of Des Moines (should be) along Interstate 5.” Upthegrove, a member of the Sound... [Read more]

Sound Transit hosting drop-in sessions on Federal Way light rail extension

Sound Transit hosting drop-in sessions on Federal Way light rail extension

Sound Transit will be hosting a series of neighborhood drop-in sessions through April 17 to give the public a chance to hear about alternatives for extending light rail service from SeaTac to Federal Way. The... [Read more]

Dave Upthegrove appointed to serve on Sound Transit Board

Dave Upthegrove appointed to serve on Sound Transit Board

The King County Council on Monday (Jan. 13) voted unanimously to appoint Dave Upthegrove to the Sound Transit Board of Directors. Upthegrove – an area native – began his public service as Senior Legislative... [Read more]