Metro will operate its Reduced Weekday and University of Washington reductions schedules on Martin Luther King Jr Day, Monday, January 16, and other area transit service may be affected by weekend events.
Martin Luther King Jr Day transit service on Monday, January 16 Most Metro routes will operate their regular schedules on Martin Luther King Jr Day, Monday, January 16. A few commuter routes from areas mostly outside of Seattle will not operate, and some others will operate but with fewer trips than on a regular weekday. Regular 1- and 2-zone off-peak fares apply; peak fares will not be charged. Most Metro and King County offices are closed Monday, including Metro’s Customer Information, Lost and Found and pass sales offices.
Orca K-8 MLK March
On Friday, January 13, from 9:30-11:30 AM, the Orca K-8 MLK March may cause some delays for Route 7 service on Rainier Av S between S Edmunds and S Hudson streets. Route 7 should otherwise operate normally during this event.
Martin Luther King Jr March for Peace and Justice
On Friday, January 13, from 10:00–11:00 AM, expect possible service delays for routes 3, 4, 8, 27 and 47 in the Central District, due to the Martin Luther King Jr March for Peace and Justice. These routes are otherwise expected to operate normally during this event.
Martin Luther King Jr Youth March and Celebration
On Saturday, January 14, from 11:30 AM-Noon, southbound Route 7 will be rerouted off of Rainier Av S between S Winthrop and S Alaska streets during the Martin Luther King Jr Youth March and Celebration. Use all stops along the reroute via Martin Luther King Jr Way.
Martin Luther King Jr Day March and Rally
On Monday, January 16, from 12:00 Noon-3:00 PM, ST Routes 522 and 554 554 will be rerouted off of 2nd Ave between Spring and Columbia Streets during the Martin Luther King Jr March and Rally. Board or exit these buses at posted stops along their regular routes north or south of the event. Additionally, expect delays for all buses that travel along the march route on S Jackson St and in downtown Seattle.
Long-term reroute; Main St closed in Bothell
Starting Tuesday, January 17, Metro routes 243, 312, 342 & 372, and Sound Transit Route 522 will be rerouted off of eastbound Main St in downtown Bothell between Bothell Way NE and Kaysner Way, due to construction. Board or exit these buses at posted stops along their regular routes outside of the construction area.
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