Monthly Archives: April 2015

Fauntleroy Way SW reroute continues; WB transit service into Seattle delayed; May Day events on Friday; stop closures downtown starting 5/4…

Routes 116, 118, 119 & RapidRide C Line continue to be rerouted off of Fauntleroy Way SW between California Av SW and SW Myrtle St.

For routes 116, 118, 119, use the stops on Fauntleroy Way SW east of California Av SW or south of SW Myrtle St.

For RapidRide C Line, use the stops on California Av SW north of Fauntleroy Way SW or on Fauntleroy Way SW south of SW Myrtle St.

This reroute may last into the evening.

Expect delays for transit service heading into Seattle from the east-side.  Both Lake Washington bridges are experiencing heavier than normal westbound traffic.

Your patience this evening is greatly appreciated.

Sign up for Transit Alerts.

Participate in a survey; tell us what you think about Metro service

As part of an independent international survey effort by transit agencies serving 11 cities around the world, Metro is inviting customers to tell us their thoughts about the bus service we provide.

The survey is available in English and Spanish. The deadline for submitting it is May 10, 2015.

Read more in the Metro Matters blog.

Get around the region with the Puget Sound Trip Planner app

The Puget Sound Trip Planner app – available for Apple and Android mobile devices – allows riders to plan a trip that covers many transportation choices, including buses, rail, ferries, streetcars, and water taxis.  Get this free app for your iPhone or Android today.

More Metro bus service is coming to Seattle

Metro will add City of Seattle-funded service hours to routes this June and September, focusing on overcrowding, on-time performance and other improvements.

Read more in the Metro Matters blog.

Please note the information below about service advisories and alerts due to known events in Metro’s service area.

May Day

On Friday, May 1, all commuters in the greater Seattle area are advised to expect possible significant delays in transit service due to traffic, crowds and congestion associated with multiple planned May Day events.

It is not possible at this time to know which streets will be affected or when. Metro staff will work throughout the day to advise transit customers of impacts to service as they happen. There are currently no pre-planned reroutes.

Event Reroutes  –

March of Dimes for Babies

Taco Libre Showdown

Fiesta 5K Ole Run

Opening Day of Boating Season

Long-term Stop Closures  –

Northbound on 3rd Av just north of Pike St

Southbound on 3rd Av just north of Pike St

The “Island” bus stop westbound on Pine St just east of 3rd Av

  • Permanently closed beginning Monday, 5/4/15
  • Buses that normally serve this stop, then travel south on 3rd Av will be rerouted to travel instead via 7th Av to Union St, then south on 3rd Av and serve the stop westbound on Union St just west of 6th Av.
  • Buses that normally serve the Island stop, then travel to either Virginia St or eastbound Pike St will continue to serve the previous stop, westbound on Pine St just east of 5th Av.

Long-Term Construction Reroutes –

Eastbound N 200th St closed between Aurora Av N & Ashworth Av N

Blanchard St Closure

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

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

 

Expect delays for transit service heading into Seattle from the east-side.

Expect delays for transit service heading into Seattle from the east-side.  Both Lake Washington bridges are experiencing heavier than normal westbound traffic.

Routes 116, 118, 119 & RapidRide C Line continue to be rerouted off of Fauntleroy Way SW

Routes 116, 118, 119 & RapidRide C Line continue to be rerouted off of Fauntleroy Way SW between California Av SW and SW Myrtle St.

For routes 116, 118, 119 use the stops on Fauntleroy Way SW east of California Av SW or south of SW Myrtle St.

For RapidRide C Line use the stops on California Av SW north of Fauntleroy Way SW or on Fauntleroy Way SW south of SW Myrtle St.

This reroute may last into the evening.

Expect delays in westbound transit service crossing the I-90 bridge

Expect delays in westbound transit service crossing the I-90 bridge due to a blockage.

Your patience is appreciated.

Routes 116, 118, 119 & RapidRide C Line are rerouted off of Fauntleroy Way SW between California Av SW and SW Myrtle St

Routes 116, 118, 119 & RapidRide C Line are rerouted off of Fauntleroy Way SW between California Av SW and SW Myrtle St.

For routes 116, 118, 119 use the stops on Fauntleroy Way SW east of California Av SW or south of SW Myrtle St.

For RapidRide C Line use the stops on California Av SW north of Fauntleroy Way SW or on Fauntleroy Way SW south of SW Myrtle St.

Metro’s Thursday PM Commute – Possible delays for buses along the I-5 Northgate/UW corridor; transit affected by events on Friday…

Sign up for Transit Alerts.

Participate in a survey; tell us what you think about Metro service

As part of an independent international survey effort by transit agencies serving 11 cities around the world, Metro is inviting customers to tell us their thoughts about the bus service we provide.

The survey is available in English and Spanish. The deadline for submitting it is May 10, 2015.

Read more in the Metro Matters blog.

Get around the region with the Puget Sound Trip Planner app

The Puget Sound Trip Planner app – available for Apple and Android mobile devices – allows riders to plan a trip that covers many transportation choices, including buses, rail, ferries, streetcars, and water taxis.  Get this free app for your iPhone or Android today.

More Metro bus service is coming to Seattle

Metro will add City of Seattle-funded service hours to routes this June and September, focusing on overcrowding, on-time performance and other improvements.

Read more in the Metro Matters blog.

Please note the information below about service advisories and alerts due to known events in Metro’s service area.

May Day

On Friday, May 1, all commuters in the greater Seattle area are advised to expect possible significant delays in transit service due to traffic, crowds and congestion associated with multiple planned May Day events.

It is not possible at this time to know which streets will be affected or when. Metro staff will work throughout the day to advise transit customers of impacts to service as they happen. There are currently no pre-planned reroutes.

Event Reroutes  –

March of Dimes for Babies

Taco Libre Showdown

Fiesta 5K Ole Run

Opening Day of Boating Season

Long-term Stop Closures  –

Northbound on 3rd Av just north of Pike St

Southbound on 3rd Av just north of Pike St

The “Island” bus stop westbound on Pine St just east of 3rd Av

  • Permanently closed beginning Monday, 5/4/15
  • Buses that normally serve this stop, then travel south on 3rd Av will be rerouted to travel instead via 7th Av to Union St, then south on 3rd Av and serve the stop westbound on Union St just west of 6th Av.
  • Buses that normally serve the Island stop, then travel to either Virginia St or eastbound Pike St will continue to serve the previous stop, westbound on Pine St just east of 5th Av.

Long-Term Construction Reroutes –

Eastbound N 200th St closed between Aurora Av N & Ashworth Av N

Blanchard St Closure

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

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

Metro’s Thursday PM Commute – Transit affected by May Day activities on Friday; bus stop closures in downtown Seattle starting May 4…

Sign up for Transit Alerts.

Participate in a survey; tell us what you think about Metro service

As part of an independent international survey effort by transit agencies serving 11 cities around the world, Metro is inviting customers to tell us their thoughts about the bus service we provide.

The survey is available in English and Spanish. The deadline for submitting it is May 10, 2015.

Read more in the Metro Matters blog.

Get around the region with the Puget Sound Trip Planner app

The Puget Sound Trip Planner app – available for Apple and Android mobile devices – allows riders to plan a trip that covers many transportation choices, including buses, rail, ferries, streetcars, and water taxis.  Get this free app for your iPhone or Android today.

More Metro bus service is coming to Seattle

Metro will add City of Seattle-funded service hours to routes this June and September, focusing on overcrowding, on-time performance and other improvements.

Read more in the Metro Matters blog.

Please note the information below about service advisories and alerts due to known events in Metro’s service area.

May Day

On Friday, May 1, all commuters in the greater Seattle area are advised to expect possible significant delays in transit service due to traffic, crowds and congestion associated with multiple planned May Day events.

It is not possible at this time to know which streets will be affected or when. Metro staff will work throughout the day to advise transit customers of impacts to service as they happen. There are currently no pre-planned reroutes.

Event Reroutes  –

March of Dimes for Babies

Taco Libre Showdown

Fiesta 5K Ole Run

Opening Day of Boating Season

Long-term Stop Closures  –

Northbound on 3rd Av just north of Pike St

Southbound on 3rd Av just north of Pike St

The “Island” bus stop westbound on Pine St just east of 3rd Av

  • Permanently closed beginning Monday, 5/4/15
  • Buses that normally serve this stop, then travel south on 3rd Av will be rerouted to travel instead via 7th Av to Union St, then south on 3rd Av and serve the stop westbound on Union St just west of 6th Av.
  • Buses that normally serve the Island stop, then travel to either Virginia St or eastbound Pike St will continue to serve the previous stop, westbound on Pine St just east of 5th Av.

Long-Term Construction Reroutes –

Eastbound N 200th St closed between Aurora Av N & Ashworth Av N

Blanchard St Closure

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

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