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Effective 3-23-19 thru 9-20-19

Vigente del 3-23-19 al 9-20-19

On March 23, 2019, seven bus routes will shift from the Downtown Seattle Transit Tunnel (DSTT) to surface streets to accommodate the Washington State Convention Center construction and future Link light rail expansion. To keep buses and riders moving, the City of Seattle is establishing a new transit pathway on Fifth and Sixth Avenues and Metro will establish all-door boarding in the Third Avenue corridor and at stops along Westlake Avenue North. The Metro Customer Service Office in the Westlake Tunnel will close permanently.

In addition, Metro will continue to add service to address crowding and reliability, expand service in partnership with the City of Seattle, and make other changes across King County. These and other changes are summarized in the information listed on this page.

Route revisions

Holiday service

Metro Transit

Sunday schedule will be operated on:

  • Memorial Day, Monday, May 27, 2019
  • Independence Day, Thursday, July 4, 2019
  • Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 2, 2019

Also check your route's timetable or the Metro Holiday Service page for details.

University of Washington and Shoreline Community College Holiday Service

Routes 167, 271 and 277 will have selected weekday trips canceled when the UW is not in session, Monday, March 25 through Friday, March 29, and June 17 through September 20.

Sound Transit

Sound Transit bus routes 522, 541, 542, 545, 550, 554, 555, and 556, operated by Metro, will operate a Sunday schedule on Memorial Day, Monday, May 27, Independence Day, Thursday, July 4 and Labor Day, Monday, September 2.

Central Link light rail will also operate a Sunday schedule on Memorial Day, Independence Day and Labor Day.

Sounder commuter rail will not operate on Memorial Day, Independence Day and Labor Day.

For holiday service information for ST routes operated by Pierce Transit and Community Transit—including routes 510, 511, 512, 513, 532, 535, 540, 560, 566, 567, 574, 577, 578, 590, 592, 594, 595, 596, and Tacoma Link, visit the Sound Transit website.


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