Daily Archives: July 3, 2018

Metro’s Tuesday PM Commute: Earlier transit service delay are subsiding as the evening commute winds down, plus Ms game at 7:10 PM

Independence Day observed Wednesday, July 4

In observance of Independence Day on Wednesday, July 4, Metro Transit will operate a Sunday schedule, with additional buses put in service following the major fireworks display at Lake Union.

  • Metro offices – including the Customer Information, pass sales and Lost & Found offices – will be closed.  Visit Metro’s online regional Puget Sound Trip Planner to plan your transit trip.
  • If your bus does not normally operate on Sunday, it will not operate on Wednesday.
  • The West Seattle Water Taxi will operate a Sunday schedule, as will DART Shuttle routes 773 and 775.
  • The Vashon Island Water Taxi route will not operate on Wednesday.
  • The South Lake Union Streetcar will operate about every 15 minutes on July 4, with extra trips back to downtown Seattle after the Gas Works Park fireworks show.
  • The First Hill Streetcar will operate a weekday schedule until 1:00 AM.

Attention ORCA and TransitGo pass and ticket buyers
Metro has switched to a new simple fare of $2.75 for all
regular adult fare passengers. Metro riders are no longer paying additional
surcharges for fare zones or travel during peak commute hours. Watch
for additional information from your fare payment system of choice, and
plan to make any necessary revisions starting with your July pass or ticket
purchase. This is a revision to Metro fares. For other agencies’ fares,
please visit their respective sites.

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

Sign up for Transit Alerts.

Event Reroutes

Mariners Home Stand

  • Tue, 7/3, Thu, 7/5 & Fri, 7/6 at 7:10 PM,
  • Wed, 7/4, Sat, 7/7 & Sun 7/8 at 1:10 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.
  • Route 21 will operate via a post-game reroute for all Mariners home games.
  • There is no transit service on 1st Av S north of S Lander St.

Bellevue Dog Jog & Walk

  • Wednesday, 7/4 – 8:00 AM-11:30 AM.
  • Sound Transit Express Route 550 will be rerouted.

Issaquah Down Home Parade

  • Wednesday, 7/4 – 8:00 AM-3:00 PM.
  • Metro Route 271 & Sound Transit Express Route 554 will be rerouted.

Bothell 4th of July Parade

  • Wednesday, 7/4 – 8:30 AM-3:30 PM.
  • Metro Route 238 & Sound Transit Express Route 522 will be rerouted.

Celebrate Kirkland 4th of July Parade

  • Wednesday, 7/4 – 8:30 AM-End of service.
  • Metro routes 234 & 255 will be rerouted.

Admiral District Family Parade

Burien 4th of July Parade

  • Wednesday, 7/4 – 10:00 AM-6:00 PM.
  • Metro routes 166, 180 & the RapidRide F Line will be rerouted.

Seafair Summer 4th at Gas Works Park

  • Wednesday, 7/4 – 12:00 Noon-12:00 Midnight
  • Metro routes 26 Express, 32 & 75 will be rerouted.

Bellevue Family 4th

  • Wednesday, 7/4 – 9:00 PM-End of service.
  • Sound Transit Express Route 550 will be 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 our iPhone or Android today.

Drive for Metro!  Metro is hiring.  Apply today.

We are here weekdays from 6-9 AM and 3-7 PM to help keep an Eye on your Metro Commute.

Metro’s Tuesday PM Commute: Expect possible delays in transit service for buses traveling on southbound I-405 from Bellevue to Renton

Independence Day observed Wednesday, July 4

In observance of Independence Day on Wednesday, July 4, Metro Transit will operate a Sunday schedule, with additional buses put in service following the major fireworks display at Lake Union.

  • Metro offices – including the Customer Information, pass sales and Lost & Found offices – will be closed.  Visit Metro’s online regional Puget Sound Trip Planner to plan your transit trip.
  • If your bus does not normally operate on Sunday, it will not operate on Wednesday.
  • The West Seattle Water Taxi will operate a Sunday schedule, as will DART Shuttle routes 773 and 775.
  • The Vashon Island Water Taxi route will not operate on Wednesday.
  • The South Lake Union Streetcar will operate about every 15 minutes on July 4, with extra trips back to downtown Seattle after the Gas Works Park fireworks show.
  • The First Hill Streetcar will operate a weekday schedule until 1:00 AM.

Attention ORCA and TransitGo pass and ticket buyers
Metro has switched to a new simple fare of $2.75 for all
regular adult fare passengers. Metro riders are no longer paying additional
surcharges for fare zones or travel during peak commute hours. Watch
for additional information from your fare payment system of choice, and
plan to make any necessary revisions starting with your July pass or ticket
purchase. This is a revision to Metro fares. For other agencies’ fares,
please visit their respective sites.

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

Sign up for Transit Alerts.

Event Reroutes

Mariners Home Stand

  • Tue, 7/3, Thu, 7/5 & Fri, 7/6 at 7:10 PM,
  • Wed, 7/4, Sat, 7/7 & Sun 7/8 at 1:10 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.
  • Route 21 will operate via a post-game reroute for all Mariners home games.
  • There is no transit service on 1st Av S north of S Lander St.

Bellevue Dog Jog & Walk

  • Wednesday, 7/4 – 8:00 AM-11:30 AM.
  • Sound Transit Express Route 550 will be rerouted.

Issaquah Down Home Parade

  • Wednesday, 7/4 – 8:00 AM-3:00 PM.
  • Metro Route 271 & Sound Transit Express Route 554 will be rerouted.

Bothell 4th of July Parade

  • Wednesday, 7/4 – 8:30 AM-3:30 PM.
  • Metro Route 238 & Sound Transit Express Route 522 will be rerouted.

Celebrate Kirkland 4th of July Parade

  • Wednesday, 7/4 – 8:30 AM-End of service.
  • Metro routes 234 & 255 will be rerouted.

Admiral District Family Parade

Burien 4th of July Parade

  • Wednesday, 7/4 – 10:00 AM-6:00 PM.
  • Metro routes 166, 180 & the RapidRide F Line will be rerouted.

Seafair Summer 4th at Gas Works Park

  • Wednesday, 7/4 – 12:00 Noon-12:00 Midnight
  • Metro routes 26 Express, 32 & 75 will be rerouted.

Bellevue Family 4th

  • Wednesday, 7/4 – 9:00 PM-End of service.
  • Sound Transit Express Route 550 will be 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 our iPhone or Android today.

Drive for Metro!  Metro is hiring.  Apply today.

We are here weekdays from 6-9 AM and 3-7 PM to help keep an Eye on your Metro Commute.

Metro’s Tuesday PM Commute: Expect delays in transit service for buses traveling on southbound I-5 from Northgate to downtown Seattle

Independence Day observed Wednesday, July 4

In observance of Independence Day on Wednesday, July 4, Metro Transit will operate a Sunday schedule, with additional buses put in service following the major fireworks display at Lake Union.

  • Metro offices – including the Customer Information, pass sales and Lost & Found offices – will be closed.  Visit Metro’s online regional Puget Sound Trip Planner to plan your transit trip.
  • If your bus does not normally operate on Sunday, it will not operate on Wednesday.
  • The West Seattle Water Taxi will operate a Sunday schedule, as will DART Shuttle routes 773 and 775.
  • The Vashon Island Water Taxi route will not operate on Wednesday.
  • The South Lake Union Streetcar will operate about every 15 minutes on July 4, with extra trips back to downtown Seattle after the Gas Works Park fireworks show.
  • The First Hill Streetcar will operate a weekday schedule until 1:00 AM.

Attention ORCA and TransitGo pass and ticket buyers
Metro has switched to a new simple fare of $2.75 for all
regular adult fare passengers. Metro riders are no longer paying additional
surcharges for fare zones or travel during peak commute hours. Watch
for additional information from your fare payment system of choice, and
plan to make any necessary revisions starting with your July pass or ticket
purchase. This is a revision to Metro fares. For other agencies’ fares,
please visit their respective sites.

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

Sign up for Transit Alerts.

Event Reroutes

Mariners Home Stand

  • Tue, 7/3, Thu, 7/5 & Fri, 7/6 at 7:10 PM,
  • Wed, 7/4, Sat, 7/7 & Sun 7/8 at 1:10 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.
  • Route 21 will operate via a post-game reroute for all Mariners home games.
  • There is no transit service on 1st Av S north of S Lander St.

Bellevue Dog Jog & Walk

  • Wednesday, 7/4 – 8:00 AM-11:30 AM.
  • Sound Transit Express Route 550 will be rerouted.

Issaquah Down Home Parade

  • Wednesday, 7/4 – 8:00 AM-3:00 PM.
  • Metro Route 271 & Sound Transit Express Route 554 will be rerouted.

Bothell 4th of July Parade

  • Wednesday, 7/4 – 8:30 AM-3:30 PM.
  • Metro Route 238 & Sound Transit Express Route 522 will be rerouted.

Celebrate Kirkland 4th of July Parade

  • Wednesday, 7/4 – 8:30 AM-End of service.
  • Metro routes 234 & 255 will be rerouted.

Admiral District Family Parade

Burien 4th of July Parade

  • Wednesday, 7/4 – 10:00 AM-6:00 PM.
  • Metro routes 166, 180 & the RapidRide F Line will be rerouted.

Seafair Summer 4th at Gas Works Park

  • Wednesday, 7/4 – 12:00 Noon-12:00 Midnight
  • Metro routes 26 Express, 32 & 75 will be rerouted.

Bellevue Family 4th

  • Wednesday, 7/4 – 9:00 PM-End of service.
  • Sound Transit Express Route 550 will be 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 our iPhone or Android today.

Drive for Metro!  Metro is hiring.  Apply today.

We are here weekdays from 6-9 AM and 3-7 PM to help keep an Eye on your Metro Commute.

Metro’s Tuesday PM Commute: Expect delays in transit service for buses traveling on northbound I-5 from SR-520 to the north King County line

Independence Day observed Wednesday, July 4

In observance of Independence Day on Wednesday, July 4, Metro Transit will operate a Sunday schedule, with additional buses put in service following the major fireworks display at Lake Union.

  • Metro offices – including the Customer Information, pass sales and Lost & Found offices – will be closed.  Visit Metro’s online regional Puget Sound Trip Planner to plan your transit trip.
  • If your bus does not normally operate on Sunday, it will not operate on Wednesday.
  • The West Seattle Water Taxi will operate a Sunday schedule, as will DART Shuttle routes 773 and 775.
  • The Vashon Island Water Taxi route will not operate on Wednesday.
  • The South Lake Union Streetcar will operate about every 15 minutes on July 4, with extra trips back to downtown Seattle after the Gas Works Park fireworks show.
  • The First Hill Streetcar will operate a weekday schedule until 1:00 AM.

Attention ORCA and TransitGo pass and ticket buyers
Metro has switched to a new simple fare of $2.75 for all
regular adult fare passengers. Metro riders are no longer paying additional
surcharges for fare zones or travel during peak commute hours. Watch
for additional information from your fare payment system of choice, and
plan to make any necessary revisions starting with your July pass or ticket
purchase. This is a revision to Metro fares. For other agencies’ fares,
please visit their respective sites.

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

Sign up for Transit Alerts.

Event Reroutes

Mariners Home Stand

  • Tue, 7/3, Thu, 7/5 & Fri, 7/6 at 7:10 PM,
  • Wed, 7/4, Sat, 7/7 & Sun 7/8 at 1:10 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.
  • Route 21 will operate via a post-game reroute for all Mariners home games.
  • There is no transit service on 1st Av S north of S Lander St.

Bellevue Dog Jog & Walk

  • Wednesday, 7/4 – 8:00 AM-11:30 AM.
  • Sound Transit Express Route 550 will be rerouted.

Issaquah Down Home Parade

  • Wednesday, 7/4 – 8:00 AM-3:00 PM.
  • Metro Route 271 & Sound Transit Express Route 554 will be rerouted.

Bothell 4th of July Parade

  • Wednesday, 7/4 – 8:30 AM-3:30 PM.
  • Metro Route 238 & Sound Transit Express Route 522 will be rerouted.

Celebrate Kirkland 4th of July Parade

  • Wednesday, 7/4 – 8:30 AM-End of service.
  • Metro routes 234 & 255 will be rerouted.

Admiral District Family Parade

Burien 4th of July Parade

  • Wednesday, 7/4 – 10:00 AM-6:00 PM.
  • Metro routes 166, 180 & the RapidRide F Line will be rerouted.

Seafair Summer 4th at Gas Works Park

  • Wednesday, 7/4 – 12:00 Noon-12:00 Midnight
  • Metro routes 26 Express, 32 & 75 will be rerouted.

Bellevue Family 4th

  • Wednesday, 7/4 – 9:00 PM-End of service.
  • Sound Transit Express Route 550 will be 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 our iPhone or Android today.

Drive for Metro!  Metro is hiring.  Apply today.

We are here weekdays from 6-9 AM and 3-7 PM to help keep an Eye on your Metro Commute.

Metro’s Tuesday PM Commute: Metro operates a Sunday schedule on July 4, plus multiple community events that my impact your commute

Independence Day observed Wednesday, July 4

In observance of Independence Day on Wednesday, July 4, Metro Transit will operate a Sunday schedule, with additional buses put in service following the major fireworks display at Lake Union.

  • Metro offices – including the Customer Information, pass sales and Lost & Found offices – will be closed.  Visit Metro’s online regional Puget Sound Trip Planner to plan your transit trip.
  • If your bus does not normally operate on Sunday, it will not operate on Wednesday.
  • The West Seattle Water Taxi will operate a Sunday schedule, as will DART Shuttle routes 773 and 775.
  • The Vashon Island Water Taxi route will not operate on Wednesday.
  • The South Lake Union Streetcar will operate about every 15 minutes on July 4, with extra trips back to downtown Seattle after the Gas Works Park fireworks show.
  • First Hill Streetcar will operate a weekday schedule until 1:00 AM.

Attention ORCA and TransitGo pass and ticket buyers
Metro has switched to a new simple fare of $2.75 for all
regular adult fare passengers. Metro riders are no longer paying additional
surcharges for fare zones or travel during peak commute hours. Watch
for additional information from your fare payment system of choice, and
plan to make any necessary revisions starting with your July pass or ticket
purchase. This is a revision to Metro fares. For other agencies’ fares,
please visit their respective sites.

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

Sign up for Transit Alerts.

Event Reroutes

Mariners Home Stand

  • Tue, 7/3, Thu, 7/5 & Fri, 7/6 at 7:10 PM,
  • Wed, 7/4, Sat, 7/7 & Sun 7/8 at 1:10 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.
  • Route 21 will operate via a post-game reroute for all Mariners home games.
  • There is no transit service on 1st Av S north of S Lander St.

Bellevue Dog Jog & Walk

  • Wednesday, 7/4 – 8:00 AM-11:30 AM.
  • Sound Transit Express Route 550 will be rerouted.

Issaquah Down Home Parade

  • Wednesday, 7/4 – 8:00 AM-3:00 PM.
  • Metro Route 271 & Sound Transit Express Route 554 will be rerouted.

Bothell 4th of July Parade

  • Wednesday, 7/4 – 8:30 AM-3:30 PM.
  • Metro Route 238 & Sound Transit Express Route 522 will be rerouted.

Celebrate Kirkland 4th of July Parade

  • Wednesday, 7/4 – 8:30 AM-End of service.
  • Metro routes 234 & 255 will be rerouted.

Admiral District Family Parade

Burien 4th of July Parade

  • Wednesday, 7/4 – 10:00 AM-6:00 PM.
  • Metro routes 166, 180 & the RapidRide F Line will be rerouted.

Seafair Summer 4th at Gas Works Park

  • Wednesday, 7/4 – 12:00 Noon-12:00 Midnight
  • Metro routes 26 Express, 32 & 75 will be rerouted.

Bellevue Family 4th

  • Wednesday, 7/4 – 9:00 PM-End of service.
  • Sound Transit Express Route 550 will be 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 our iPhone or Android today.

Drive for Metro!  Metro is hiring.  Apply today.

We are here weekdays from 6-9 AM and 3-7 PM to help keep an Eye on your Metro Commute.

Metro’s Tuesday AM Commute: Transit service delays are beginning to minimize, Metro will operate Sunday schedule tomorrow July 4

Attention ORCA and TransitGo pass and ticket buyers
Metro has switched to a new simple fare of $2.75 for all
regular adult fare passengers. Metro riders are no longer paying additional
surcharges for fare zones or travel during peak commute hours. Watch
for additional information from your fare payment system of choice, and
plan to make any necessary revisions starting with your July pass or ticket
purchase. This is a revision to Metro fares. For other agencies’ fares,
please visit their respective sites.

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

Sign up for Transit Alerts.

Event Reroutes

Mariners Home Stand

  • Tue, 7/3, Thu, 7/5 & Fri, 7/6 at 7:10 PM,
  • Wed, 7/4, Sat, 7/7 & Sun 7/8 at 1:10 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.
  • Route 21 will operate via a post-game reroute for all Mariners home games.
  • There is no transit service on 1st Av S north of S Lander St.

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 our iPhone or Android today.

Drive for Metro!  Metro is hiring.  Apply today.

We are here weekdays from 6-9 AM and 3-7 PM to help keep an Eye on your Metro Commute.

Metro’s Tuesday AM Commute: Expect possible transit service delays on commuter routes NB I-5 Federal Way to Seattle and I-405 Renton to Bellevue corridors

Attention ORCA and TransitGo pass and ticket buyers
Metro has switched to a new simple fare of $2.75 for all
regular adult fare passengers. Metro riders are no longer paying additional
surcharges for fare zones or travel during peak commute hours. Watch
for additional information from your fare payment system of choice, and
plan to make any necessary revisions starting with your July pass or ticket
purchase. This is a revision to Metro fares. For other agencies’ fares,
please visit their respective sites.

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

Sign up for Transit Alerts.

Event Reroutes

Mariners Home Stand

  • Tue, 7/3, Thu, 7/5 & Fri, 7/6 at 7:10 PM,
  • Wed, 7/4, Sat, 7/7 & Sun 7/8 at 1:10 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.
  • Route 21 will operate via a post-game reroute for all Mariners home games.
  • There is no transit service on 1st Av S north of S Lander St.

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 our iPhone or Android today.

Drive for Metro!  Metro is hiring.  Apply today.

We are here weekdays from 6-9 AM and 3-7 PM to help keep an Eye on your Metro Commute.