Daily Archives: September 21, 2011

Metro’s Wednesday PM commute wrap-up; plus upcoming events that may impact service

Metro’s Wednesday afternoon commute is underway with no significant delays or disruptions in transit service to report.

Microsoft Employee Meeting This Friday at Safeco Field

Expect traffic congestion in the stadium, SODO and Pioneer Square areas during this event from about 7 AM-6 PM.

The Seattle Police Department will provide traffic controls similar to a large sporting event.  

Service Revisions at Bellevue TC Bays 2 & 3 – 9/22-23

On Thursday and Friday, 9/22-23, Metro routes 230, 243, 253 and 261 will not serve Bays 2 and 3 at the Bellevue Transit Center while operational testing is conducted on the RapidRide B Line, scheduled to begin service on October 1. During this time, routes that normally use BTC Bays 2 and 3 will instead serve Bay 1 at the west end of the BTC, southbound on 108th Ave NE.   

The Mt Baker Link Station elevator to & from the southbound platform is out of service.  The northbound platform elevator is operating.

  • Until repairs are made, southbound passengers who require the use of the elevator should ride instead north to Beacon Hill and transfer to a southbound train.
  • Southbound passengers who want to exit at Mt Baker should ride to Columbia City & transfer to a northbound train back to Mt Baker.  

We will return at 6:00 AM Thursday morning to help keep an
Eye on Your Metro Commute.

Travel safely and have a great evening.

Disabled bus on eastbound I-90 ramp & 77th Ave SE has been cleared

Disabled bus on eastbound I-90 express ramp & 77th Ave SE has been cleared. Any delays should begin to subside shortly.

Eastbound I-90 ramp & 77th Ave SE blocked by a disabled bus

Eastbound I-90 express ramp & 77th Ave SE blocked by a disabled bus. Buses serving Mercer Island may experience delay.

Metro’s Wednesday PM commute begins quietly, plus upcoming events that may impact service

Metro’s Wednesday afternoon commute is underway with no significant delays or disruptions in transit service to report.

Microsoft Employee Meeting This Friday at Safeco Field

Expect traffic congestion in the stadium, SODO and Pioneer Square areas during this event from about 7 AM-6 PM.

The Seattle Police Department will provide traffic controls similar to a large sporting event.  

The Evergreen Point Bridge P&R on SR-520 has moved
As of 7/25/11, the Evergreen Point Bridge P&R was moved to a new temporary location and the number of parking spaces was reduced.

  • This location will be used for about two years to allow for construction
    of the Washington State Department of Transportation’s (WSDOT)Eastside Transit & HOV Project.
  • The new temporary lot is located just north of the original P&R on the north side of SR-520 at Evergreen Point Rd & NE 32nd St in Medina.
  • Capacity at the temporary lot is reduced from 50 to 19 stalls.
  • When the new P&R opens in 2013, the 50 stall capacity will be restored.

The Mt Baker Link Station elevator to & from the southbound platform is out of service.  The northbound platform elevator is operating.

  • Until repairs are made, southbound passengers who require the use of the elevator should ride instead north to Beacon Hill and transfer to a southbound train.
  • Southbound passengers who want to exit at Mt Baker should ride to Columbia City & transfer to a northbound train back to Mt Baker.  

We will be here until 7:00 PM tonight to help keep an
Eye on Your Metro Commute.

Travel safely and have a great afternoon.

Metro’s Wednesday AM commute wrap-up, plus upcoming events that may impact service

Metro’s Wednesday morning commute is winding down with no significant delays or disruptions in transit service to report.

Microsoft Employee Meeting This Friday at Safeco Field

Expect traffic congestion in the stadium, SODO and Pioneer Square areas during this event from about 7 AM-6 PM..

The Seattle Police Department will provide traffic controls similar to a large sporting event.  

The Evergreen Point Bridge P&R on SR-520 has moved
As of 7/25/11, the Evergreen Point Bridge P&R was moved to a new temporary location and the number of parking spaces was reduced.

  • This location will be used for about two years to allow for construction
    of the Washington State Department of Transportation’s (WSDOT)Eastside Transit & HOV Project.
  • The new temporary lot is located just north of the original P&R on the north side of SR-520 at Evergreen Point Rd & NE 32nd St in Medina.
  • Capacity at the temporary lot is reduced from 50 to 19 stalls.
  • When the new P&R opens in 2013, the 50 stall capacity will be restored.

The Mt Baker Link Station elevator to & from the southbound platform is out of service.  The northbound platform elevator is operating.

  • Until repairs are made, southbound passengers who require the use of the elevator should ride instead north to Beacon Hill and transfer to a southbound train.
  • Southbound passengers who want to exit at Mt Baker should ride to Columbia City & transfer to a northbound train back to Mt Baker.  

We will return at 3:00 PM, this afternoon, to help keep an Eye on Your Metro Commute.

Travel safely and have a great morning.

Metro’s Wednesday AM commute begins quietly, plus upcoming events that may impact service

Metro’s Wednesday morning commute begins quietly with no significant delays or disruptions in transit service to report.

Microsoft Employee Meeting This Friday at Safeco Field

Expect traffic congestion in the stadium, SODO and Pioneer Square areas during this event from about 7 AM-6 PM.

The Seattle Police Department will provide traffic controls similar to a large sporting event.  

The Evergreen Point Bridge P&R on SR-520 has moved
As of 7/25/11, the Evergreen Point Bridge P&R was moved to a new temporary location and the number of parking spaces was reduced.

  • This location will be used for about two years to allow for construction
    of the Washington State Department of Transportation’s (WSDOT)Eastside Transit & HOV Project.
  • The new temporary lot is located just north of the original P&R on the north side of SR-520 at Evergreen Point Rd & NE 32nd St in Medina.
  • Capacity at the temporary lot is reduced from 50 to 19 stalls.
  • When the new P&R opens in 2013, the 50 stall capacity will be restored.

The Mt Baker Link Station elevator to & from the southbound platform is out of service.  The northbound platform elevator is operating.

  • Until repairs are made, southbound passengers who require the use of the elevator should ride instead north to Beacon Hill and transfer to a southbound train.
  • Southbound passengers who want to exit at Mt Baker should ride to Columbia City & transfer to a northbound train back to Mt Baker.  

We will be here until 9:00 AM to help keep an Eye on Your Metro Commute.

 Travel safely and have a great morning.