Metro’s Friday PM Commute: Expect possible transit service delays for buses traveling on SB I-5 Northgate to SR-520, plus upcoming events

Metro operates a Sunday schedule on Memorial Day

On Memorial Day, Monday, May 29, Metro Transit will operate a Sunday schedule.  Metro offices, including the Customer Information office and Lost and Found will be closed.  If a Metro bus route does not normally operate on Sunday, it will not operate on Memorial Day.

Transit service may experience congestion or delays in areas near events and construction projects.

Other holiday transit service notes include:

The South Bellevue Park-and-Ride closes 5/30

  • Beginning Tuesday, 5/30 for approx. 5 years for East Link construction.
  • Metro Route 241 & Sound Transit routes 550, 555 and 556 will be affected.  During this time, use the stop on Bellevue Way SE just north of 112th Av SE, across the street from the park-and-ride.
  • Heading toward the Bellevue Transit Center, these routes will continue to serve the stop on Bellevue Way SE, just outside the park-and-ride.
  • Visit Sound Transit for information about the East Link project, and alternate park-and-ride options.
  • Visit Metro Online for complete information about Metro and regional transportation services.
  • Visit Metro’s online or mobile Puget Sound Trip Planner to plan your travel, and for bus stop, schedule and other information.
  • Visit the Just One Trip website for information about travel options.

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


Northwest Folklife Festival at Seattle Center

  • Friday, 5/26-Monday, 5/29
  • To get to the Northwest Folklife Festival at Seattle Center, ride Metro routes 1, 2, 3, 4, 8, 13, 24, 32 or 33, or the RapidRide D Line.
  • Metro routes 5, 26E, 28E, 40, 62 and the RapidRide E Line travel to within walking distance of Seattle Center.

Sounders FC match

  • Saturday, 5/27 at 12:00 Noon;
  • Ride regularly scheduled Transit service to or near CenturyLink Field;
  • Expect traffic & possible Transit delays before and after games on routes that serve SODO, Stadium, Pioneer Square & downtown Seattle area;
  • Regular fares apply.

Emerald Bike Ride

Long-term Construction Reroutes

S 2nd St is closed at Main St in Renton

  • Through Saturday, 7/1 – at all times;
  • Metro routes 101, 107, 148 and 153 are rerouted.

120th Av NE is closed between Totem Lake Blvd & NE 128th St

  • Through Sunday, 12/31 – at all times;
  • Metro routes 235, 236, 238 and 277 are rerouted.

Main St is closed in downtown Bothell

  • Through Sunday, 12/31 – at all times;
  • Metro routes 243, 312, 342, 372 and Sound Transit Route ST 522 are rerouted.

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.

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