Daily Archives: August 9, 2018

Metro’s Thursday PM Commute: Some service delays may continue past the evening commute; expect possible delays following the Seahawks game

Ride transit to Thursday night’s Seahawks pre-season game & Friday night’s concert

Commuters heading home, and football fans and concert-goers heading to this week’s stadium events, are advised to expect possibly significant general traffic and transit service delays before the Seahawks pre-season game at CenturyLink Field on Thursday evening, and the Pearl Jam concert at Safeco Field on Friday evening.

Hot weather tips
Metro Transit is advising all transit riders in its service area to plan ahead for traveling during the very hot weather that is expected during the next few days.

While about 70 percent of Metro’s bus fleet has air conditioning, crowded buses could still feel very warm, and getting to and from bus stops in the heat may be a consideration for some people.

  • Ride the bus during off-peak hours, when buses are less crowded.
  • If possible, take morning or evening bus trips to avoid the midday sun.
  • Carry water with you on the bus to keep you hydrated.
  • Wear lightweight, comfortable clothing.
  • If you are traveling with children or seniors, be aware that they are more prone to heat-related illness.

Metro does everything it can to make riding transit as comfortable as possible, however, transit service can be affected by traffic, weather and other conditions over which we have no control. Your patience during delays and service disruptions is appreciated.

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

Events

Seahawks at CenturyLink Field

  • Thu, 8/9 at 7:00 PM;
  • Ride regularly scheduled transit service to and from the game.
  • There is no special service from/to park-and-rides on weekday games.
  • Expect traffic & possible transit delays before and after games on routes that serve Chinatown/International District, SODO, Pioneer Square & downtown Seattle.
  • All transit service requires fare payment.

Concerts at Safeco Field

  •  Fri, 8/10 at 7:30 PM;
  • Expect traffic & possible transit delays before and after the concerts on routes that serve Chinatown/International District, SODO, Pioneer Square & downtown Seattle.

Sign up for Transit Alerts.

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 Thursday PM Commute: Transit service heading into the downtown Seattle core continues to be affected by increased vehicular & pedestrian traffic

Ride transit to Thursday night’s Seahawks pre-season game & Friday night’s concert

Commuters heading home, and football fans and concert-goers heading to this week’s stadium events, are advised to expect possibly significant general traffic and transit service delays before the Seahawks pre-season game at CenturyLink Field on Thursday evening, and the Pearl Jam concert at Safeco Field on Friday evening.

Hot weather tips
Metro Transit is advising all transit riders in its service area to plan ahead for traveling during the very hot weather that is expected during the next few days.

While about 70 percent of Metro’s bus fleet has air conditioning, crowded buses could still feel very warm, and getting to and from bus stops in the heat may be a consideration for some people.

  • Ride the bus during off-peak hours, when buses are less crowded.
  • If possible, take morning or evening bus trips to avoid the midday sun.
  • Carry water with you on the bus to keep you hydrated.
  • Wear lightweight, comfortable clothing.
  • If you are traveling with children or seniors, be aware that they are more prone to heat-related illness.

Metro does everything it can to make riding transit as comfortable as possible, however, transit service can be affected by traffic, weather and other conditions over which we have no control. Your patience during delays and service disruptions is appreciated.

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

Events

Seahawks at CenturyLink Field

  • Thu, 8/9 at 7:00 PM;
  • Ride regularly scheduled transit service to and from the game.
  • There is no special service from/to park-and-rides on weekday games.
  • Expect traffic & possible transit delays before and after games on routes that serve Chinatown/International District, SODO, Pioneer Square & downtown Seattle.
  • All transit service requires fare payment.

Concerts at Safeco Field

  •  Fri, 8/10 at 7:30 PM;
  • Expect traffic & possible transit delays before and after the concerts on routes that serve Chinatown/International District, SODO, Pioneer Square & downtown Seattle.

Sign up for Transit Alerts.

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 Thursday PM Commute: Many bus routes heading into downtown Seattle are experiencing significant overloads; Seahawks tonight

Many bus routes heading into downtown Seattle are experiencing significant overloads

If a bus can no longer safely board intending passengers, the coach may have to pass bus stops. Please wait for the next available bus.

Thank you for your pateince

Ride transit to Thursday night’s Seahawks pre-season game & Friday night’s concert

Commuters heading home, and football fans and concert-goers heading to this week’s stadium events, are advised to expect possibly significant general traffic and transit service delays before the Seahawks pre-season game at CenturyLink Field on Thursday evening, and the Pearl Jam concert at Safeco Field on Friday evening.

Hot weather tips
Metro Transit is advising all transit riders in its service area to plan ahead for traveling during the very hot weather that is expected during the next few days.

While about 70 percent of Metro’s bus fleet has air conditioning, crowded buses could still feel very warm, and getting to and from bus stops in the heat may be a consideration for some people.

  • Ride the bus during off-peak hours, when buses are less crowded.
  • If possible, take morning or evening bus trips to avoid the midday sun.
  • Carry water with you on the bus to keep you hydrated.
  • Wear lightweight, comfortable clothing.
  • If you are traveling with children or seniors, be aware that they are more prone to heat-related illness.

Metro does everything it can to make riding transit as comfortable as possible, however, transit service can be affected by traffic, weather and other conditions over which we have no control. Your patience during delays and service disruptions is appreciated.

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

Events

Seahawks at CenturyLink Field

  • Thu, 8/9 at 7:00 PM;
  • Ride regularly scheduled transit service to and from the game.
  • There is no special service from/to park-and-rides on weekday games.
  • Expect traffic & possible transit delays before and after games on routes that serve Chinatown/International District, SODO, Pioneer Square & downtown Seattle.
  • All transit service requires fare payment.

Concerts at Safeco Field

  •  Fri, 8/10 at 7:30 PM;
  • Expect traffic & possible transit delays before and after the concerts on routes that serve Chinatown/International District, SODO, Pioneer Square & downtown Seattle.

Sign up for Transit Alerts.

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 Thursday PM Commute: Significant transit delays in and around downtown Seattle are expected to continue through the evening commute

Ride transit to Thursday night’s Seahawks pre-season game & Friday night’s concert

Commuters heading home, and football fans and concert-goers heading to this week’s stadium events, are advised to expect possibly significant general traffic and transit service delays before the Seahawks pre-season game at CenturyLink Field on Thursday evening, and the Pearl Jam concert at Safeco Field on Friday evening.

Hot weather tips
Metro Transit is advising all transit riders in its service area to plan ahead for traveling during the very hot weather that is expected during the next few days.

While about 70 percent of Metro’s bus fleet has air conditioning, crowded buses could still feel very warm, and getting to and from bus stops in the heat may be a consideration for some people.

  • Ride the bus during off-peak hours, when buses are less crowded.
  • If possible, take morning or evening bus trips to avoid the midday sun.
  • Carry water with you on the bus to keep you hydrated.
  • Wear lightweight, comfortable clothing.
  • If you are traveling with children or seniors, be aware that they are more prone to heat-related illness.

Metro does everything it can to make riding transit as comfortable as possible, however, transit service can be affected by traffic, weather and other conditions over which we have no control. Your patience during delays and service disruptions is appreciated.

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

Events

Seahawks at CenturyLink Field

  • Thu, 8/9 at 7:00 PM;
  • Ride regularly scheduled transit service to and from the game.
  • There is no special service from/to park-and-rides on weekday games.
  • Expect traffic & possible transit delays before and after games on routes that serve Chinatown/International District, SODO, Pioneer Square & downtown Seattle.
  • All transit service requires fare payment.

Concerts at Safeco Field

  •  Fri, 8/10 at 7:30 PM;
  • Expect traffic & possible transit delays before and after the concerts on routes that serve Chinatown/International District, SODO, Pioneer Square & downtown Seattle.

Sign up for Transit Alerts.

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 Thursday PM Commute: Transit service is experiencing significant delays heading into Seattle via the lake bridges due to heavier than normal traffic

Ride transit to Thursday night’s Seahawks pre-season game & Friday night’s concert

Commuters heading home, and football fans and concert-goers heading to this week’s stadium events, are advised to expect possibly significant general traffic and transit service delays before the Seahawks pre-season game at CenturyLink Field on Thursday evening, and the Pearl Jam concert at Safeco Field on Friday evening.

Hot weather tips
Metro Transit is advising all transit riders in its service area to plan ahead for traveling during the very hot weather that is expected during the next few days.

While about 70 percent of Metro’s bus fleet has air conditioning, crowded buses could still feel very warm, and getting to and from bus stops in the heat may be a consideration for some people.

  • Ride the bus during off-peak hours, when buses are less crowded.
  • If possible, take morning or evening bus trips to avoid the midday sun.
  • Carry water with you on the bus to keep you hydrated.
  • Wear lightweight, comfortable clothing.
  • If you are traveling with children or seniors, be aware that they are more prone to heat-related illness.

Metro does everything it can to make riding transit as comfortable as possible, however, transit service can be affected by traffic, weather and other conditions over which we have no control. Your patience during delays and service disruptions is appreciated.

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

Events

Seahawks at CenturyLink Field

  • Thu, 8/9 at 7:00 PM;
  • Ride regularly scheduled transit service to and from the game.
  • There is no special service from/to park-and-rides on weekday games.
  • Expect traffic & possible transit delays before and after games on routes that serve Chinatown/International District, SODO, Pioneer Square & downtown Seattle.
  • All transit service requires fare payment.

Concerts at Safeco Field

  •  Fri, 8/10 at 7:30 PM;
  • Expect traffic & possible transit delays before and after the concerts on routes that serve Chinatown/International District, SODO, Pioneer Square & downtown Seattle.

Sign up for Transit Alerts.

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 Thursday PM Commute: Some service traveling in & around downtown Seattle is experiencing significant delays due to tonight’s Seahawks game

Ride transit to Thursday night’s Seahawks pre-season game & Friday night’s concert

Commuters heading home, and football fans and concert-goers heading to this week’s stadium events, are advised to expect possibly significant general traffic and transit service delays before the Seahawks pre-season game at CenturyLink Field on Thursday evening, and the Pearl Jam concert at Safeco Field on Friday evening.

Hot weather tips
Metro Transit is advising all transit riders in its service area to plan ahead for traveling during the very hot weather that is expected during the next few days.

While about 70 percent of Metro’s bus fleet has air conditioning, crowded buses could still feel very warm, and getting to and from bus stops in the heat may be a consideration for some people.

  • Ride the bus during off-peak hours, when buses are less crowded.
  • If possible, take morning or evening bus trips to avoid the midday sun.
  • Carry water with you on the bus to keep you hydrated.
  • Wear lightweight, comfortable clothing.
  • If you are traveling with children or seniors, be aware that they are more prone to heat-related illness.

Metro does everything it can to make riding transit as comfortable as possible, however, transit service can be affected by traffic, weather and other conditions over which we have no control. Your patience during delays and service disruptions is appreciated.

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

Events

Seahawks at CenturyLink Field

  • Thu, 8/9 at 7:00 PM;
  • Ride regularly scheduled transit service to and from the game.
  • There is no special service from/to park-and-rides on weekday games.
  • Expect traffic & possible transit delays before and after games on routes that serve Chinatown/International District, SODO, Pioneer Square & downtown Seattle.
  • All transit service requires fare payment.

Concerts at Safeco Field

  •  Fri, 8/10 at 7:30 PM;
  • Expect traffic & possible transit delays before and after the concerts on routes that serve Chinatown/International District, SODO, Pioneer Square & downtown Seattle.

Sign up for Transit Alerts.

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 Thursday PM Commute – Expect significant transit delays due to traffic congestion on Aurora Av N

Expect significant transit delays due to traffic congestion on Aurora Av N.

We apologize for the inconvenience, and we appreciate your patience.