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Metro’s Friday AM Commute: Earlier transit delays are subsiding as the morning commute winds down

On Saturday, March 23, Metro’s spring service changes begin
Spring transit service revisions include:

  • New blue timetables.
  • Bus routes shift out of the Downtown Transit Tunnel –
    Metro bus routes 41, 74, 101, 102, 150 & 255, and Sound Transit Express.
    Route 550 will be revised to permanently move to surface streets.
  • Transit pathway on 5th Av and 6th Av –
    Metro bus routes 74, 76, 77, 252, 255, 257, 301, 308, 311 and 316
    will be revised to operate on a new transit pathway on 5th and 6th
    avenues to increase reliability, travel speed, and capacity during
    peak commutes times.
  • All-door boarding on Third Avenue –
    Metro riders will be able to board all doors on all buses on Third Av
    and at stops along Westlake Av N in downtown Seattle, making
    boardings faster and more efficient.
  • Plus, other service adjustments to improve reliability.

Sign up for Transit Alerts.

Text for departures

At – or on your way to – your stop, text your transit stop ID to 62550 to find out when the next transit service is scheduled at your stop.

Try Metro’s new ride-hailing app for on-demand service between Eastgate P&R and nearby neighborhoods
new ride-hailing app for on-demand service is available for transit riders who would normally travel short distances for transit connections to or from the Eastgate park and ride and destinations in  Seattle, the University District, Bellevue and Issaquah.

Use the Android or iOS smartphone apps or schedule rides in advance by calling 866-750-5057.

Events

Mariners Home Stand

• Tue, 3/26 at 1:10 PM,
• Thu, 3/28 at 4:10 PM,
• Fri, 3/29 at 7:10 PM,
• Sat, 3/30 at 6:10 PM,
• Sun, 3/31 at 1:10 PM,
• Mon, 4/1 at 7:10 PM,
• Tue, 4/2 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 T-Mobile Park.

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 Friday AM Commute: Expect transit service delays on commuter routes to Seattle

On Saturday, March 23, Metro’s spring service changes begin
Spring transit service revisions include:

  • New blue timetables.
  • Bus routes shift out of the Downtown Transit Tunnel –
    Metro bus routes 41, 74, 101, 102, 150 & 255, and Sound Transit Express.
    Route 550 will be revised to permanently move to surface streets.
  • Transit pathway on 5th Av and 6th Av –
    Metro bus routes 74, 76, 77, 252, 255, 257, 301, 308, 311 and 316
    will be revised to operate on a new transit pathway on 5th and 6th
    avenues to increase reliability, travel speed, and capacity during
    peak commutes times.
  • All-door boarding on Third Avenue –
    Metro riders will be able to board all doors on all buses on Third Av
    and at stops along Westlake Av N in downtown Seattle, making
    boardings faster and more efficient.
  • Plus, other service adjustments to improve reliability.

Sign up for Transit Alerts.

Text for departures

At – or on your way to – your stop, text your transit stop ID to 62550 to find out when the next transit service is scheduled at your stop.

Try Metro’s new ride-hailing app for on-demand service between Eastgate P&R and nearby neighborhoods
new ride-hailing app for on-demand service is available for transit riders who would normally travel short distances for transit connections to or from the Eastgate park and ride and destinations in  Seattle, the University District, Bellevue and Issaquah.

Use the Android or iOS smartphone apps or schedule rides in advance by calling 866-750-5057.

Events

Mariners Home Stand

• Tue, 3/26 at 1:10 PM,
• Thu, 3/28 at 4:10 PM,
• Fri, 3/29 at 7:10 PM,
• Sat, 3/30 at 6:10 PM,
• Sun, 3/31 at 1:10 PM,
• Mon, 4/1 at 7:10 PM,
• Tue, 4/2 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 T-Mobile Park.

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 Friday AM Commute: Expect transit service delays on routes traveling along the I-5 Northgate to downtown Seattle, Tukwila & Renton to Bellevue corridors plus more…

On Saturday, March 23, Metro’s spring service changes begin
Spring transit service revisions include:

  • New blue timetables.
  • Bus routes shift out of the Downtown Transit Tunnel –
    Metro bus routes 41, 74, 101, 102, 150 & 255, and Sound Transit Express.
    Route 550 will be revised to permanently move to surface streets.
  • Transit pathway on 5th Av and 6th Av –
    Metro bus routes 74, 76, 77, 252, 255, 257, 301, 308, 311 and 316
    will be revised to operate on a new transit pathway on 5th and 6th
    avenues to increase reliability, travel speed, and capacity during
    peak commutes times.
  • All-door boarding on Third Avenue –
    Metro riders will be able to board all doors on all buses on Third Av
    and at stops along Westlake Av N in downtown Seattle, making
    boardings faster and more efficient.
  • Plus, other service adjustments to improve reliability.

Sign up for Transit Alerts.

Text for departures

At – or on your way to – your stop, text your transit stop ID to 62550 to find out when the next transit service is scheduled at your stop.

Try Metro’s new ride-hailing app for on-demand service between Eastgate P&R and nearby neighborhoods
new ride-hailing app for on-demand service is available for transit riders who would normally travel short distances for transit connections to or from the Eastgate park and ride and destinations in  Seattle, the University District, Bellevue and Issaquah.

Use the Android or iOS smartphone apps or schedule rides in advance by calling 866-750-5057.

Events

Mariners Home Stand

• Tue, 3/26 at 1:10 PM,
• Thu, 3/28 at 4:10 PM,
• Fri, 3/29 at 7:10 PM,
• Sat, 3/30 at 6:10 PM,
• Sun, 3/31 at 1:10 PM,
• Mon, 4/1 at 7:10 PM,
• Tue, 4/2 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 T-Mobile Park.

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 Friday AM Commute: There are currently minimal transit service delays; Spring transit service revisions…

On Saturday, March 23, Metro’s spring service changes begin
Spring transit service revisions include:

  • New blue timetables.
  • Bus routes shift out of the Downtown Transit Tunnel –
    Metro bus routes 41, 74, 101, 102, 150 & 255, and Sound Transit Express.
    Route 550 will be revised to permanently move to surface streets.
  • Transit pathway on 5th Av and 6th Av –
    Metro bus routes 74, 76, 77, 252, 255, 257, 301, 308, 311 and 316
    will be revised to operate on a new transit pathway on 5th and 6th
    avenues to increase reliability, travel speed, and capacity during
    peak commutes times.
  • All-door boarding on Third Avenue –
    Metro riders will be able to board all doors on all buses on Third Av
    and at stops along Westlake Av N in downtown Seattle, making
    boardings faster and more efficient.
  • Plus, other service adjustments to improve reliability.

Sign up for Transit Alerts.

Text for departures

At – or on your way to – your stop, text your transit stop ID to 62550 to find out when the next transit service is scheduled at your stop.

Try Metro’s new ride-hailing app for on-demand service between Eastgate P&R and nearby neighborhoods
new ride-hailing app for on-demand service is available for transit riders who would normally travel short distances for transit connections to or from the Eastgate park and ride and destinations in  Seattle, the University District, Bellevue and Issaquah.

Use the Android or iOS smartphone apps or schedule rides in advance by calling 866-750-5057.

Events

Mariners Home Stand

• Tue, 3/26 at 1:10 PM,
• Thu, 3/28 at 4:10 PM,
• Fri, 3/29 at 7:10 PM,
• Sat, 3/30 at 6:10 PM,
• Sun, 3/31 at 1:10 PM,
• Mon, 4/1 at 7:10 PM,
• Tue, 4/2 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 T-Mobile Park.

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 Friday AM Commute: Transit service delays are beginning to subside as the morning peak commute winds down plus more…

Sign up for Transit Alerts.

Events – 

Emerald City Comic Con

  •  Sat, 3/16 & Sun, 3/17;
  • 6:00 AM – 7:30 PM each day;
  • Rts 101, 150 & ST 550 are affected.

St Patrick’s Day Parade

  •  Sat, 3/16;
  • 11:30 AM – 2:30 PM ;
  • Rts 2, 10, 11, 12, 13, 474, 49, ST 522, ST 545 & ST 554 are affected.

St Patrick’s Day Dash

  • Sun, 3/17;
  • 5:00 AM – 11:30 AM;
  • Rts 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 10, 11, 21, 26, 28, 40, 47, 49, 62, 70, 131, 132, the RapidRide C & E lines, and ST 522,, 545 & 554 are affected.

Text for departures
At – or on your way to – your stop, text your transit stop ID to 62550 to find out when the next transit service is scheduled at your stop.

Try Metro’s new ride-hailing app for on-demand service between Eastgate P&R and nearby neighborhoods
new ride-hailing app for on-demand service is available for transit riders who would normally travel short distances for transit connections to or from the Eastgate park and ride and destinations in  Seattle, the University District, Bellevue and Issaquah.

Use the Android or iOS smartphone apps or schedule rides in advance by calling 866-750-5057.

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 Friday AM Commute: Expect possible transit service delays for buses traveling southbound on I-405 from SR-520 to Renton

Sign up for Transit Alerts.

Events – 

Emerald City Comic Con

  •  Sat, 3/16 & Sun, 3/17;
  • 6:00 AM – 7:30 PM each day;
  • Rts 101, 150 & ST 550 are affected.

St Patrick’s Day Parade

  •  Sat, 3/16;
  • 11:30 AM – 2:30 PM ;
  • Rts 2, 10, 11, 12, 13, 474, 49, ST 522, ST 545 & ST 554 are affected.

St Patrick’s Day Dash

  • Sun, 3/17;
  • 5:00 AM – 11:30 AM;
  • Rts 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 10, 11, 21, 26, 28, 40, 47, 49, 62, 70, 131, 132, the RapidRide C & E lines, and ST 522,, 545 & 554 are affected.

Text for departures
At – or on your way to – your stop, text your transit stop ID to 62550 to find out when the next transit service is scheduled at your stop.

Try Metro’s new ride-hailing app for on-demand service between Eastgate P&R and nearby neighborhoods
new ride-hailing app for on-demand service is available for transit riders who would normally travel short distances for transit connections to or from the Eastgate park and ride and destinations in  Seattle, the University District, Bellevue and Issaquah.

Use the Android or iOS smartphone apps or schedule rides in advance by calling 866-750-5057.

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 Friday AM Commute: Expect possible transit service delays for buses traveling southbound on I-5 to the downtown Seattle

Sign up for Transit Alerts.

Events – 

Emerald City Comic Con

  •  Sat, 3/16 & Sun, 3/17;
  • 6:00 AM – 7:30 PM each day;
  • Rts 101, 150 & ST 550 are affected.

St Patrick’s Day Parade

  •  Sat, 3/16;
  • 11:30 AM – 2:30 PM ;
  • Rts 2, 10, 11, 12, 13, 474, 49, ST 522, ST 545 & ST 554 are affected.

St Patrick’s Day Dash

  • Sun, 3/17;
  • 5:00 AM – 11:30 AM;
  • Rts 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 10, 11, 21, 26, 28, 40, 47, 49, 62, 70, 131, 132, the RapidRide C & E lines, and ST 522,, 545 & 554 are affected.

Text for departures
At – or on your way to – your stop, text your transit stop ID to 62550 to find out when the next transit service is scheduled at your stop.

Try Metro’s new ride-hailing app for on-demand service between Eastgate P&R and nearby neighborhoods
new ride-hailing app for on-demand service is available for transit riders who would normally travel short distances for transit connections to or from the Eastgate park and ride and destinations in  Seattle, the University District, Bellevue and Issaquah.

Use the Android or iOS smartphone apps or schedule rides in advance by calling 866-750-5057.

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.