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Metro’s Friday PM Commute: Earlier delays are beginning to subside; read about reroutes due to weekend events

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 PM Commute: Expect significant transit service delays due to traffic congestion on 1 Av in downtown Seattle

Events Reroutes

West Seattle Summer Fest

  • Thursday, 7/11 at 6:00 PM through Sunday, 7/14 at 11:45 PM;
  • Metro routes 22, 37, 50, 55, 57, 128, DART 773 Water Taxi bus shuttle & the RapidRide C Line will be rerouted.

Ballard Seafood Festival

  • Friday, 7/12 at 10:00 PM – Sunday, 7/14 at 11:59 PM;
  • Metro routes 40 & 44 will be rerouted.

Magnolia Farmers Market

  • Saturdays only, through 11/23, 7:00 AM–4:00 PM
  • Metro Route 31 will be rerouted with all regular stops served.

Redmond Derby Days

  • Saturday, 7/13
  • 8:00 AM-1:00 PM, depending upon the route;
  • Metro routes 221, 248 & the RapidRide B Line, and Sound Transit Express routes 542 & 545  will be rerouted.

Wallingford Family Parade

Swedish Summer Run

Kent Cornucopia Days Grand Parade

  • Sunday, 7/14
  • 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM;
  • Metro routes 150, 166 & 180 will be rerouted.

Sounders FC at CenturyLink Field

  • Sunday, 7/14 at 12:55 PM
  • Expect traffic & possible transit delays before and after games on routes that serve SODO, Pioneer Square & downtown Seattle area.
  • Fans can use area park & ride lots and are reminded to plan their return trips.
  • Ride transit to the game.

Renton Farmers Market

  • Tuesdays only, through 9/24, 11:00 AM–8:00 PM
  • Metro routes 101, 107, 143 & 167 will be rerouted with all regular stops served.

Lake City Farmers Market

  • Thursdays only, through 10/3, 12:00 Noon–10:00 PM
  • Metro routes 64 & 65 will be rerouted with all regular stops served.

Long-term Construction Reroute

Buses are rerouted off a portion of NW Market St & NW 54 St

  • Tue, 5/7 – for approximately 10 months;
  • At all times;
  • Rt 17 is affected.

Long-term Bus Stop Closure

Buses are not serving the stop northbound on 35th Av SW at SW Avalon Way

  • Sat, 5/11-Until further notice; at all times.
  • Riders may board or exit at the temporary stop
    eastbound on SW Avalon Way just east of 35th Av SW.
  • Rts 21 E, 21 L, 50, 55, DART 773 & the RapidRide C Line are affected.

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 PM Commute: Northbound Rt 8 is rerouted near the Mt Baker TC; Ride transit to upcoming weekend community events

Events Reroutes

West Seattle Summer Fest

  • Thursday, 7/11 at 6:00 PM through Sunday, 7/14 at 11:45 PM;
  • Metro routes 22, 37, 50, 55, 57, 128, DART 773 Water Taxi bus shuttle & the RapidRide C Line will be rerouted.

Ballard Seafood Festival

  • Friday, 7/12 at 10:00 PM – Sunday, 7/14 at 11:59 PM;
  • Metro routes 40 & 44 will be rerouted.

Magnolia Farmers Market

  • Saturdays only, through 11/23, 7:00 AM–4:00 PM
  • Metro Route 31 will be rerouted with all regular stops served.

Redmond Derby Days

  • Saturday, 7/13
  • 8:00 AM-1:00 PM, depending upon the route;
  • Metro routes 221, 248 & the RapidRide B Line, and Sound Transit Express routes 542 & 545  will be rerouted.

Wallingford Family Parade

Swedish Summer Run

Kent Cornucopia Days Grand Parade

  • Sunday, 7/14
  • 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM;
  • Metro routes 150, 166 & 180 will be rerouted.

Sounders FC at CenturyLink Field

  • Sunday, 7/14 at 12:55 PM
  • Expect traffic & possible transit delays before and after games on routes that serve SODO, Pioneer Square & downtown Seattle area.
  • Fans can use area park & ride lots and are reminded to plan their return trips.
  • Ride transit to the game.

Renton Farmers Market

  • Tuesdays only, through 9/24, 11:00 AM–8:00 PM
  • Metro routes 101, 107, 143 & 167 will be rerouted with all regular stops served.

Lake City Farmers Market

  • Thursdays only, through 10/3, 12:00 Noon–10:00 PM
  • Metro routes 64 & 65 will be rerouted with all regular stops served.

Long-term Construction Reroute

Buses are rerouted off a portion of NW Market St & NW 54 St

  • Tue, 5/7 – for approximately 10 months;
  • At all times;
  • Rt 17 is affected.

Long-term Bus Stop Closure

Buses are not serving the stop northbound on 35th Av SW at SW Avalon Way

  • Sat, 5/11-Until further notice; at all times.
  • Riders may board or exit at the temporary stop
    eastbound on SW Avalon Way just east of 35th Av SW.
  • Rts 21 E, 21 L, 50, 55, DART 773 & the RapidRide C Line are affected.

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 PM Commute: Expect possible service delays due to heavy traffic on the SB I-5 Northgate/UW corridor; Ride transit to upcoming weekend community events

Events Reroutes

West Seattle Summer Fest

  • Thursday, 7/11 at 6:00 PM through Sunday, 7/14 at 11:45 PM;
  • Metro routes 22, 37, 50, 55, 57, 128, DART 773 Water Taxi bus shuttle & the RapidRide C Line will be rerouted.

Ballard Seafood Festival

  • Friday, 7/12 at 10:00 PM – Sunday, 7/14 at 11:59 PM;
  • Metro routes 40 & 44 will be rerouted.

Magnolia Farmers Market

  • Saturdays only, through 11/23, 7:00 AM–4:00 PM
  • Metro Route 31 will be rerouted with all regular stops served.

Redmond Derby Days

  • Saturday, 7/13
  • 8:00 AM-1:00 PM, depending upon the route;
  • Metro routes 221, 248 & the RapidRide B Line, and Sound Transit Express routes 542 & 545  will be rerouted.

Wallingford Family Parade

Swedish Summer Run

Kent Cornucopia Days Grand Parade

  • Sunday, 7/14
  • 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM;
  • Metro routes 150, 166 & 180 will be rerouted.

Sounders FC at CenturyLink Field

  • Sunday, 7/14 at 12:55 PM
  • Expect traffic & possible transit delays before and after games on routes that serve SODO, Pioneer Square & downtown Seattle area.
  • Fans can use area park & ride lots and are reminded to plan their return trips.
  • Ride transit to the game.

Renton Farmers Market

  • Tuesdays only, through 9/24, 11:00 AM–8:00 PM
  • Metro routes 101, 107, 143 & 167 will be rerouted with all regular stops served.

Lake City Farmers Market

  • Thursdays only, through 10/3, 12:00 Noon–10:00 PM
  • Metro routes 64 & 65 will be rerouted with all regular stops served.

Long-term Construction Reroute

Buses are rerouted off a portion of NW Market St & NW 54 St

  • Tue, 5/7 – for approximately 10 months;
  • At all times;
  • Rt 17 is affected.

Long-term Bus Stop Closure

Buses are not serving the stop northbound on 35th Av SW at SW Avalon Way

  • Sat, 5/11-Until further notice; at all times.
  • Riders may board or exit at the temporary stop
    eastbound on SW Avalon Way just east of 35th Av SW.
  • Rts 21 E, 21 L, 50, 55, DART 773 & the RapidRide C Line are affected.

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: Routes 212, 217 & ST 554 have resumed regular route via S Dearborn St and Rainier Av S

Events Reroutes

West Seattle Summer Fest

  • Thursday, 7/11 at 6:00 PM through Sunday, 7/14 at 11:45 PM;
  • Metro routes 22, 37, 50, 55, 57, 128, DART 773 Water Taxi bus shuttle & the RapidRide C Line will be rerouted.

Magnolia Farmers Market

  • Saturdays only, through 11/23, 7:00 AM–4:00 PM
  • Metro Route 31 will be rerouted with all regular stops served.

Redmond Derby Days

  • Saturday, 7/13
  • 8:00 AM-1:00 PM, depending upon the route;
  • Metro routes 221, 248 & the RapidRide B Line, and Sound Transit Express routes 542 & 545  will be rerouted.

Sounders FC at CenturyLink Field

  • Sunday, 7/14 at 12:55 PM
  • Expect traffic & possible transit delays before and after games on routes that serve SODO, Pioneer Square & downtown Seattle area.
  • Fans can use area park & ride lots and are reminded to plan their return trips.
  • Ride transit to the game.

Renton Farmers Market

  • Tuesdays only, through 9/24, 11:00 AM–8:00 PM
  • Metro routes 101, 107, 143 & 167 will be rerouted with all regular stops served.

Lake City Farmers Market

  • Thursdays only, through 10/3, 12:00 Noon–10:00 PM
  • Metro routes 64 & 65 will be rerouted with all regular stops served.

Long-term Construction Reroute

Buses are rerouted off a portion of NW Market St & NW 54 St

  • Tue, 5/7 – for approximately 10 months;
  • At all times;
  • Rt 17 is affected.

Long-term Bus Stop Closure

Buses are not serving the stop northbound on 35th Av SW at SW Avalon Way

  • Sat, 5/11-Until further notice; at all times.
  • Riders may board or exit at the temporary stop
    eastbound on SW Avalon Way just east of 35th Av SW.
  • Rts 21 E, 21 L, 50, 55, DART 773 & the RapidRide C Line are affected.

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: Routes 212, 217 & ST 554 heading to the eastside are currently unable to serve the stop on Rainier Av S

Events Reroutes

West Seattle Summer Fest

  • Thursday, 7/11 at 6:00 PM through Sunday, 7/14 at 11:45 PM;
  • Metro routes 22, 37, 50, 55, 57, 128, DART 773 Water Taxi bus shuttle & the RapidRide C Line will be rerouted.

Magnolia Farmers Market

  • Saturdays only, through 11/23, 7:00 AM–4:00 PM
  • Metro Route 31 will be rerouted with all regular stops served.

Redmond Derby Days

  • Saturday, 7/13
  • 8:00 AM-1:00 PM, depending upon the route;
  • Metro routes 221, 248 & the RapidRide B Line, and Sound Transit Express routes 542 & 545  will be rerouted.

Sounders FC at CenturyLink Field

  • Sunday, 7/14 at 12:55 PM
  • Expect traffic & possible transit delays before and after games on routes that serve SODO, Pioneer Square & downtown Seattle area.
  • Fans can use area park & ride lots and are reminded to plan their return trips.
  • Ride transit to the game.

Renton Farmers Market

  • Tuesdays only, through 9/24, 11:00 AM–8:00 PM
  • Metro routes 101, 107, 143 & 167 will be rerouted with all regular stops served.

Lake City Farmers Market

  • Thursdays only, through 10/3, 12:00 Noon–10:00 PM
  • Metro routes 64 & 65 will be rerouted with all regular stops served.

Long-term Construction Reroute

Buses are rerouted off a portion of NW Market St & NW 54 St

  • Tue, 5/7 – for approximately 10 months;
  • At all times;
  • Rt 17 is affected.

Long-term Bus Stop Closure

Buses are not serving the stop northbound on 35th Av SW at SW Avalon Way

  • Sat, 5/11-Until further notice; at all times.
  • Riders may board or exit at the temporary stop
    eastbound on SW Avalon Way just east of 35th Av SW.
  • Rts 21 E, 21 L, 50, 55, DART 773 & the RapidRide C Line are affected.

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 possible delays due to traffic congestion along the SB I-5 Northgate/UW corridor

Events Reroutes

West Seattle Summer Fest

  • Thursday, 7/11 at 6:00 PM through Sunday, 7/14 at 11:45 PM;
  • Metro routes 22, 37, 50, 55, 57, 128, DART 773 Water Taxi bus shuttle & the RapidRide C Line will be rerouted.

Magnolia Farmers Market

  • Saturdays only, through 11/23, 7:00 AM–4:00 PM
  • Metro Route 31 will be rerouted with all regular stops served.

Redmond Derby Days

  • Saturday, 7/13
  • 8:00 AM-1:00 PM, depending upon the route;
  • Metro routes 221, 248 & the RapidRide B Line, and Sound Transit Express routes 542 & 545  will be rerouted.

Sounders FC at CenturyLink Field

  • Sunday, 7/14 at 12:55 PM
  • Expect traffic & possible transit delays before and after games on routes that serve SODO, Pioneer Square & downtown Seattle area.
  • Fans can use area park & ride lots and are reminded to plan their return trips.
  • Ride transit to the game.

Renton Farmers Market

  • Tuesdays only, through 9/24, 11:00 AM–8:00 PM
  • Metro routes 101, 107, 143 & 167 will be rerouted with all regular stops served.

Lake City Farmers Market

  • Thursdays only, through 10/3, 12:00 Noon–10:00 PM
  • Metro routes 64 & 65 will be rerouted with all regular stops served.

Long-term Construction Reroute

Buses are rerouted off a portion of NW Market St & NW 54 St

  • Tue, 5/7 – for approximately 10 months;
  • At all times;
  • Rt 17 is affected.

Long-term Bus Stop Closure

Buses are not serving the stop northbound on 35th Av SW at SW Avalon Way

  • Sat, 5/11-Until further notice; at all times.
  • Riders may board or exit at the temporary stop
    eastbound on SW Avalon Way just east of 35th Av SW.
  • Rts 21 E, 21 L, 50, 55, DART 773 & the RapidRide C Line are affected.

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.