Monthly Archives: July 2012

Metro’s Tuesday PM commute has ended; Ms game tonight, nightly EB 1st Av S off-ramp & SB AWV closures, plus other events affecting transit

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

Sign up for Transit Alerts.

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

Mariners home stand through Wednesday, 8/1 

  • Most weekday evenings games start at 7:10 PM.
  • There is no premium or special Transit service to or from games.
  • Ride regularly scheduled Transit service to & from games.
  • Lots of Transit service goes near Safeco Field.
  • SODO-area Transit service will operate via regular routes & stops
    and there are no post-game reroutes.
  • There is no longer any transit service on 1st Av S north of S Lander St.
  • Expect traffic & possible Transit delays before and after games on
    routes that serve SODO, Pioneer Square & the DSTT.

Construction –
Nightly southbound Alaskan Way Viaduct closure

Construction –
Nightly eastbound 1st Av S off-ramp closure at S Spokane St

Seafair Blue Angels & Hydroplane events

Metro will provide shuttle service between the Mercer Island and South Bellevue P&R lots during the Blue Angels events on Thursday, Friday and Saturday.  The Shuttle will operate approximately every 30 minutes and
will connect riders to and from routes ST 550 and ST 554 at the South
Bellevue P&R.

Riders near I-90 and Rainier Av S can ride Metro Route 7 to and from downtown Seattle or wait for ST 550 and ST 554 to resume service.

The Shuttle will not operate on Sunday.

Ride Transit to Hydroplane Events
Streets will be blocked off near the hydroplane venue and parking is
extremely limited.  Attendees are encouraged to ride transit to and from
this event.

Metro Route 39 travels to within a short distance of the hydroplane venue,
but may be rerouted when traffic in the area is very congested.  Some
attendees may also be able to walk from the Route 7 on Rainier Av S, or
from Route 8, Route 14 or Central Link light rail at Mt Baker Station.

Additionally, on Friday, Saturday and Sunday Metro will provide free
shuttle service between Othello Station and the hydroplane venue.  Ride
Metro routes 8, 36, 39 or Link to get to Othello Station.

Visit the Metro Online Alerts page for complete information about shuttles
and revised bus service for this event.

Visit Metro’s online Trip Planner to find out how to get to and from this and other events and locations.

Enjoy the Seafair Blue Angels and Hydroplane events this weekend.

Event – Magnolia Summer Festival

Event – Sounders FC match

  • Thursday, 8/2 at 7:00 PM & Sunday, 8/5 at 6:00 PM.
  • Although no transit service is rerouted due to this event, expect 
    traffic & transit schedule delays in the SODO, Stadium, Pioneer
    Square & downtown Seattle areas.
  • Ride transit to CenturyLink Field events.
  • Regular fares apply.  

Event – Magnolia Seafair Parade

Event – Route 39 will be rerouted off of S Genesee St
during the
Seafair Hydroplane Races

Event – Umoja Fest Parade

Construction –
Eastbound N 85th St is closed between Greenwood &
Wallingford Avs N

Thank you for riding and for using Metro’s services.

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

Travel safely and have a great evening.

Metro’s Tuesday PM commute has begun; Mariners game tonight, nightly eastbound 1st Av S off-ramp closure, plus other events affecting transit

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

Sign up for Transit Alerts.

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

Mariners home stand through Wednesday, 8/1 

  • Most weekday evenings games start at 7:10 PM.
  • There is no premium or special Transit service to or from games.
  • Ride regularly scheduled Transit service to & from games.
  • Lots of Transit service goes near Safeco Field.
  • SODO-area Transit service will operate via regular routes & stops
    and there are no post-game reroutes.
  • There is no longer any transit service on 1st Av S north of S Lander St.
  • Expect traffic & possible Transit delays before and after games on routes that serve SODO, Pioneer Square & the DSTT.

Construction –
Nightly eastbound 1st Av S off-ramp closure at S Spokane St

Seafair Blue Angels & Hydroplane events

Metro will provide shuttle service between the Mercer Island and South Bellevue P&R lots during the Blue Angels events on Thursday, Friday and Saturday.  The Shuttle will operate approximately every 30 minutes and will connect riders to and from routes ST 550 and ST 554 at the South Bellevue P&R.

Riders near I-90 and Rainier Av S can ride Metro Route 7 to and from downtown Seattle or wait for ST 550 and ST 554 to resume service.

The Shuttle will not operate on Sunday.

Ride Transit to Hydroplane Events
Streets will be blocked off near the hydroplane venue and parking is extremely limited.  Attendees are encouraged to ride transit to and from this event.

Metro Route 39 travels to within a short distance of the hydroplane venue, but may be rerouted when traffic in the area is very congested.  Some attendees may also be able to walk from the Route 7 on Rainier Av S, or from Route 8, Route 14 or Central Link light rail at Mt Baker Station.

Additionally, on Friday, Saturday and Sunday Metro will provide free shuttle service between Othello Station and the hydroplane venue.  Ride Metro routes 8, 36, 39 or Link to get to Othello Station.

Visit the Metro Online Alerts page for complete information about shuttles and revised bus service for this event.

Visit Metro’s online Trip Planner to find out how to get to and from this and other events and locations.

Enjoy the Seafair Blue Angels and Hydroplane events this weekend.

Event – Magnolia Summer Festival

Event – Sounders FC match

  • Thursday, 8/2 at 7:00 PM & Sunday, 8/5 at 6:00 PM.
  • Although no transit service is rerouted due to this event, expect traffic & transit schedule delays in the SODO, Stadium, Pioneer Square & downtown Seattle areas.
  • Ride transit to CenturyLink Field events.
  • Regular fares apply.

Event – Magnolia Seafair Parade

Event – Route 39 will be rerouted off of S Genesee St
during the
Seafair Hydroplane Races

Event – Umoja Fest Parade

Construction –
Eastbound N 85th St is closed between Greenwood & Aurora Avs N

Thank you for riding and for using Metro’s services.

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

Travel safely and have a great afternoon.

Metro’s Tuesday morning commute has ended; nightly eastbound 1st Av S off-ramp closure & other events that may impact transit

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

Sign up for Transit Alerts.

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

Construction –
Nightly eastbound 1st Av S off-ramp closure at S Spokane St

Mariners home stand through Wednesday, 8/1 

  • Most weekday evenings games start at 7:10 PM.
  • There is no premium or special Transit service to or from games.
  • Ride regularly scheduled Transit service to & from games.
  • Lots of Transit service goes near Safeco Field.
  • SODO-area Transit service will operate via regular routes & stops
    and there are no post-game reroutes.
  • There is no longer any transit service on 1st Av S north of S Lander St.
  • Expect traffic & possible Transit delays before and after games on routes that serve SODO, Pioneer Square & the DSTT.

Event – Magnolia Summer Festival

Event – Sounders FC match

  • Thursday, 8/2 at 7:00 PM & Sunday, 8/5 at 6:00 PM.
  • Although no transit service is rerouted due to this event, expect traffic & transit schedule delays in the SODO, Stadium, Pioneer Square & downtown Seattle areas.
  • Ride transit to CenturyLink Field events.
  • Regular fares apply.

Event – Magnolia Seafair Parade

Event – Umoja Fest Parade

Construction –
Eastbound N 85th St is closed between Greenwood & Aurora Avs N

Thank you for riding and for using Metro’s services.

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

Travel safely and have a great day.

Metro’s Tuesday morning commute has begun; nightly eastbound 1st Av S off-ramp closure & other events that may impact transit

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

Sign up for Transit Alerts.

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

Construction –
Nightly eastbound 1st Av S off-ramp closure at S Spokane St

Mariners home stand through Wednesday, 8/1 

  • Most weekday evenings games start at 7:10 PM.
  • There is no premium or special Transit service to or from games.
  • Ride regularly scheduled Transit service to & from games.
  • Lots of Transit service goes near Safeco Field.
  • SODO-area Transit service will operate via regular routes & stops
    and there are no post-game reroutes.
  • There is no longer any transit service on 1st Av S north of S Lander St.
  • Expect traffic & possible Transit delays before and after games on routes that serve SODO, Pioneer Square & the DSTT.

Event – Magnolia Summer Festival

Event – Sounders FC match

  • Thursday, 8/2 at 7:00 PM & Sunday, 8/5 at 6:00 PM.
  • Although no transit service is rerouted due to this event, expect traffic & transit schedule delays in the SODO, Stadium, Pioneer Square & downtown Seattle areas.
  • Ride transit to CenturyLink Field events.
  • Regular fares apply.

Event – Magnolia Seafair Parade

Event – Umoja Fest Parade

Construction –
Eastbound N 85th St is closed between Greenwood & Aurora Avs N

Thank you for riding and for using Metro’s services.

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

Travel safely and have a great morning.

Metro’s Monday PM commute has ended; nightly eastbound 1st Av S off-ramp closure & other events that may impact transit

Metro’s Monday afternoon commute has ended with no significant delays or disruptions in transit service to report.

Sign up for Transit Alerts.

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

Construction –
State Av N closure between E Pioneer & E Smith streets

Construction –
Nightly eastbound 1st Av S off-ramp closure at S Spokane St

Mariners home stand through Wednesday, 8/1 

  • Most weekday evenings games start at 7:10 PM.
  • There is no premium or special Transit service to or from games.
  • Ride regularly scheduled Transit service to & from games.
  • Lots of Transit service goes near Safeco Field.
  • SODO-area Transit service will operate via regular routes & stops
    and there are no post-game reroutes.
  • There is no longer any transit service on 1st Av S north of S Lander St.
  • Expect traffic & possible Transit delays before and after games on routes that serve SODO, Pioneer Square & the DSTT.

Event – Magnolia Summer Festival

Event – Sounders FC match

  • Thursday, 8/2 at 7:00 PM & Sunday, 8/5 at 6:00 PM.
  • Although no transit service is rerouted due to this event, expect traffic & transit schedule delays in the SODO, Stadium, Pioneer Square & downtown Seattle areas.
  • Ride transit to CenturyLink Field events.
  • Regular fares apply.

Event – Magnolia Seafair Parade

Event – Umoja Fest Parade

Construction –
Eastbound N 85th St is closed between Greenwood & Aurora Avs N

Thank you for riding and for using Metro’s services.

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

Travel safely and have a great evening.

Metro’s Monday PM commute has begun; plus other events that may impact transit

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

Sign up for Transit Alerts.

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

Construction –
State Av N closure between E Pioneer & E Smith streets

Construction –
Nightly eastbound 1st Av S off-ramp closure at S Spokane St

Mariners home stand Wednesday, 8/1 

  • Starts at 7:10 PM.
  • There is no premium or special Transit service to or from games.
  • Ride regularly scheduled Transit service to & from games.
  • Lots of Transit service goes near Safeco Field.
  • SODO-area Transit service will operate via regular routes & stops
    and there are no post-game reroutes.
  • There is no longer any transit service on 1st Av S north of S Lander St.
  • Expect traffic & possible Transit delays before and after games on routes that serve SODO, Pioneer Square & the DSTT.

Event – Magnolia Summer Festival

Event – Sounders FC match

  • Thursday, 8/2 at 7:00 PM & Sunday, 8/5 at 6:00 PM.
  • Although no transit service is rerouted due to this event, expect traffic & transit schedule delays in the SODO, Stadium, Pioneer Square & downtown Seattle areas.
  • Ride transit to CenturyLink Field events.
  • Regular fares apply.

Event – Magnolia Seafair Parade

Event – Umoja Fest Parade

Construction –
Eastbound N 85th St is closed between Greenwood & Aurora Avs N

Thank you for riding and for using Metro’s services.

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

Travel safely and have a great afternoon.

Metro’s Monday morning commute has ended; plus other events affecting service

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

Sign up for Transit Alerts.

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

Mariners home stand through Wednesday, 8/1 

  • Most weekday evenings games start at 7:10 PM.
  • There is no premium or special Transit service to or from games.
  • Ride regularly scheduled Transit service to & from games.
  • Lots of Transit service goes near Safeco Field.
  • SODO-area Transit service will operate via regular routes & stops
    and there are no post-game reroutes.
  • There is no longer any transit service on 1st Av S north of S Lander St.
  • Expect traffic & possible Transit delays before and after games on routes that serve SODO, Pioneer Square & the DSTT.

 Construction –
Eastbound N 85th St is closed between Greenwood & Aurora Avs N

Thank you for riding and for using Metro’s services!

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

Travel safely and have a great morning.