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Metro’s Friday AM Commute: Expect possible transit service delays for buses traveling along SB I-5 between Roanoke St and downtown Seattle

Commuters heading home, and concert-goers are advised to expect possibly significant general traffic and transit service delays
before 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

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 Friday AM Commute: Expect possible transit service delays for buses traveling along NB I-5 between S Albro Pl and downtown Seattle

Commuters heading home, and concert-goers are advised to expect possibly significant general traffic and transit service delays
before 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

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 Friday AM Commute: Expect possible transit service delays for buses traveling along NB I-5 between S 200th St and downtown Seattle

Commuters heading home, and concert-goers are advised to expect possibly significant general traffic and transit service delays
before 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

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 Friday AM Commute: Expect possible delays for buses traveling along the I-5 Northgate/UW corridor, plus more

Commuters heading home, and concert-goers are advised to expect possibly significant general traffic and transit service delays
before 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

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.

Expect possible transit service delays for buses traveling on NB I-5 near N 65th St

Expect possible transit service delays for buses traveling on northbound I-5 near N 65th St, due to an earlier blockage.

Metro’s Thursday AM Commute: Expect possible transit service delays for buses traveling on NB I-5 between N 65th St and Lake City Way

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 AM Commute: Expect possible transit service delays for buses traveling on NB I-5 near N 75th St

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 Thursday night pre-season game at CenturyLink Field on Thursday evening, August 9 and the Pearl Jam concert at Safeco Field on Friday evening, August 10.

Routes 21, 116, 118 & 119 are currently rerouted
Route 21 is rerouted in both directions off of 1 St Av S between S Holgate St and Edgar Martinez Dr S.

Heading north, use regular stops south of S Holgate St or north of S Royal Brougham Way, or along the reroute on northbound 4 Av S just north of S Holgate St.

Heading south, use the stop along the reroute on southbound 4 Av S just south of Edgar Martinez Dr S or regular stops south of S Holgate St.

Routes 116, 118 & 119 are rerouted southbound off of 1st St Av S between Edgar Martinez Dr S and S Holgate St.

Use the stop along the reroute on southbound 4th Av S just south of Edgar Martinez Dr S or regular stops south of S Holgate St.

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

Concerts at Safeco Field

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

Seahawks at CenturyLink Field

  • Thursday, 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.

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.