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Effective 3-21-20 thru 9-18-20

Vigente del 3-21-20 al 9-18-20


*This is an estimated time.

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Service Information

It also does not operate any day on which Lakeside School is not in session.

Holiday information

There is no service on this route on weekends or the following holidays:

  • Independent Closure Day, Oct. 11, 2019
  • Thanksgiving, Nov. 28, 2019
  • Day after Thanksgiving, Nov. 29, 2019
  • Winter Break, Dec. 23, 2019-Jan. 3, 2020
  • Martin Luther King Jr Day, Jan. 20, 2020
  • Presidents' Day, Feb. 17, 2020
  • Mid-Winter Break, Feb. 18-21, 2020
  • Spring Break, April 6-10, 2020
  • Memorial Day, May 25, 2020

Route 981 Fare Information

The cash fare for this route is $5.25 one-way or $189 per month. Use your ORCA card to ride Metro, Sound Transit, Community Transit and Pierce Transit buses. Purchase ORCA cards from your school’s business office. For fares on Metro’s regular service, here's what to pay.

Passenger Stops

Afternoon service only

  • 1st Ave NE / NE 135th St (Lakeside Middle School)
  • 1st Ave NE / NE 140th St (Lakeside Upper School)
  • Bothell Way NE / Lake Forest Park Mall (Town Center)
  • NE Bothell Way / 68th Ave NE
  • Totem Lake Freeway Station (I-405 at NE 128th St)
  • S Kirkland P&R (108th Ave NE / NE 38th Pl)
  • 112th Ave NE / NE 24th St
  • Bellevue Transit Center (NE 6th St / 108th Ave NE)
  • Wilburton P&R (I-405 off-ramp at SE 8th St)
  • Mercer Island P&R (N Mercer Way / 80th Ave SE)

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