Daily Archives: September 2, 2011

Metro’s Friday PM commute ends quietly, plus Labor Day, Bumbershoot, Seahawks & Husky transit service

Metro’s Friday afternoon commute ends quietly with no significant delays or disruptions in transit service to report.

Please note the information below about other service impacts in Metro’s service area.

Seahawks  game tonight – CenturyLink Field at 7:30 PM

Beginning with the first regular season home game on September 25, Metro will be providing special park & ride lot service for Seahawk weekend games this season. Service will run between various park & ride lots and CenturyLink field.

Traffic in the SODO, Stadium, Pioneer Square & downtown Seattle areas may be congested on game days.  Ride transit to the game.

Bumbershoot Festival

Husky Football Game

Bothell Labor Day Half Marathon

Labor Day Service, Monday, September 5

  • Monday, September 5, most Metro Transit service will operate on a Sunday schedule. If a route does not normally run on Sunday, there is no service on Labor Day. Sunday fares will be in effect on Metro bus routes on Labor Day.

Evergreen Point Bridge P&R on SR-520 has been moved to a new temporary location
As of July 25, Metro Transit’s 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 Road & 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.

We will return on Tuesday, September at  6:00 AM to help keep an Eye on Your Metro Commute.

Travel safely and have a pleasant holiday weekend.

South Lake Union Streetcar service resumes regular operations.

South Lake Union Streetcar service has resumed regular operations in both directions. Thank you for your patience.

South Lake Union Streetcar temporarily interrupted due to blockage. Use rt 17 as alternative.

South Lake Union Streetcar service is temporarily interrupted due to a blockage. As an altenative, use rt 17 buses northbound along Blanchard St or southbound on 9th Av N. Updates will be provided as information becomes available. Thank you for your patience.

Metro’s Friday PM commute begins quietly, plus Labor Day, Bumbershoot, Seahawks & Husky transit service

Metro’s Friday afternoon commute has started quietly with no significant delays or disruptions in transit service to report.

Please note the information below about other service impacts in Metro’s service area.

Seahawk  game tonight – CenturyLink Field at 7:30 PM

Beginning with the first regular season home game on September 25, Metro will be providing special park & ride lot service for Seahawk weekend games this season. Service will run between various park & ride lots and CenturyLink field.

Traffic in the SODO, Stadium, Pioneer Square & downtown Seattle areas may be congested on game days.  Ride transit to the game.

Bumbershoot Festival

Husky Football Game

Bothell Labor Day Half Marathon

Labor Day Service, Monday, September 5

  • Monday, September 5, most Metro Transit service will operate on a Sunday schedule. If a route does not normally run on Sunday, there is no service on Labor Day. Sunday fares will be in effect on Metro bus routes on Labor Day.

Evergreen Point Bridge P&R on SR-520 has been moved to a new temporary location
As of July 25, Metro Transit’s 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 Road & NE 32nd St inMedina.
  • 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.

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

Travel safely and have a plesant afternoon.

Metro’s Friday AM commute ends quietly; Seahawk game tonight at 7:30 PM, Centurylink Field, Bumbershoot festival this weekend, Husky game Saturday at 4:00 PM plus upcoming construction and events that may impact service

HAPPY FRIDAY!  Metro’s Friday morning commute is winding down with no significant delays or disruptions in transit to report.

Please note the information below about other service impacts in Metro’s service area.

Seahawk  game tonight, Friday, September 2, CenturyLink Field at 7:30 PM

Beginning with the first regular season home game on September 25, Metro will be providing special park & ride lot service for Seahawk weekend games this season. Service will run between various park & ride lots and CenturyLink field.

Traffic in the SODO, Stadium, Pioneer Square & downtown Seattle areas may be congested on game days.  Ride transit to the game.

Bumbershoot Festival

Husky Football Game

Bothell Labor Day Half Marathon

Labor Day Service, Monday, September 5

  • Monday, September 5, most Metro Transit service will operate on a Sunday schedule. If a route does not normally run on Sunday, there is no service on Labor Day. Sunday fares will be in effect on Metro bus routes on Labor Day.

Evergreen Point Bridge P&R on SR-520 has been moved to a new temporary location
As of July 25, Metro Transit’s 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 Road & NE 32nd St inMedina.
  • 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.

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.

138 Pl NE between NE 178 Pl & NE 175 St is now open

As of 8:56, Rts 236, 251 & 372 have returned to regular route on northbound 138 Pl NE in Woodinville.

Thank you for your patience.

138 Pl NE is blocked between NE 178 Pl & NE 175 St in Woodinville

Due to a construction closure in Woodinville,  Rts 236, 251,  & 372 are rerouted off of northbound 138 Pl NE between NE 178 Pl & NE 175 St. Use the posted stops east and west along NE 175 St or at the Woodinville P&R. Until further notice.

Thank you for your patience.