What happened? On August 5 2021, the Sound Transit Board voted unanimously to move forward on the agency’s plan for “Realignment”. Last year, as COVID hit and tax revenue and projections plummeted, long-term financial impacts to the agency seemed inevitable, and Sound...
Sound Transit Planning
After the passage of Sound Transit 3, we have been working ensure that the projects are delivered on time and the funding is secured. We are currently advising on the West Seattle and Ballard Link extension alignments, station locations, and potential for affordable transit-oriented development. We are working with partners in Pierce and Snohomish counties to ensure upcoming projects are on track, and that the right stakeholders and communities are at the table
West Seattle & Ballard Link: Phase 1 Nearly Wrapped Up
The process to decide where future light rail stations are placed on the West Seattle Ballard Link Extension is underway. This critical decision-making process will determine how people get around the Puget Sound region for generations. Phase one coming to a close...
Route and Station Options Taken Off the Table as the West Seattle and Ballard Link Light Rail Project Moves Forward
In 2016, voters in the Puget Sound region passed Sound Transit 3, a $54 billion package to build 62 new miles of light rail, create faster and more reliable Bus Rapid Transit, and expand Sounder train service. While we continue to celebrate this big transit win, we...
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