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Metro’s Monday AM Commute: Transit service delays are minimal this morning as the morning commute begins; use ‘Text for departures’ to get the next departure times for your stop

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.

Sign up for Transit Alerts.

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

Visit Metro’s Service Advisories page for a complete list.

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 PM Commute: There are minimal Transit service delays to report as the evening commute winds down; ride transit to Bumbershoot and other weekend events

Metro Transit operates a Sunday schedule on Labor Day
On Labor Day, Monday, September 3, Metro Transit operates a Sunday schedule.

Metro offices, including the Customer Information phone line, and the Lost and Found and Pass Sales counters, will be closed.  If a Metro bus route does not normally operate on Sunday, it will not operate on Labor Day.

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.

Extended bus-only hours on Third Avenue
The Third Avenue corridor in downtown Seattle is reserved for only buses and bicyclists from 6 AM until 7 PM, every day of the week.  This includes Prefontaine Pl in Pioneer Square (between Fourth Av and Yesler Way) and Third Av between Yesler Way and Stewart Street.

Sign up for Transit Alerts.

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

Visit Metro’s Service Advisories page for a complete list.

Events

Bumbershoot at Seattle Center

  • Fri, 8/31-Sun, 9/2
  • No special shuttle or extra transit service for this event.
  • To get directly to the festival, ride Metro routes 1, 2, 3, 4, 8, 13, 24, 32 or 33, or the RapidRide D Line.
  • Routes 5, 26, 28, 40, the RapidRide C and E lines, and the South Lake Union Streetcar travel to within walking distance of the Seattle Center.
  • A valid fare is required on all Metro service.
  • Visit Metro’s online regional Puget Sound Trip Planner to plan your transit trip to and from Bumbershoot at Seattle Center and other events and locations.
  • Visit Metro’s Service Advisories page for known service exceptions that may affect your trip.

PAX Expo

Sounders FC match

  • Sat, 9/1 at 1:00 PM;
  • Ride regularly scheduled Transit service to or near CenturyLink Field;
  • Expect traffic & possible Transit delays before and after games on routes that serve SODO, Stadium, Pioneer Square & downtown Seattle area;
  • Regular fares apply.

Mariners Home Stand

  • Mon, 9/3 & Sat, 9/8 at 6:10 PM;
  • Tue, 9/4, Wed, 9/5, Fri, 9/7 & Tue, 9/11 at 7:10 PM;
  • Sun, 9/9 at 1:10 PM;
  • Wed, 9/12 at 3:40 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.
  • On Wednesday, 9/12 routes 116, 118 & 119 will be affected by a post-game reroute.
  • 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 Friday PM Commute: Ride transit to this weekend’s events, plus Metro operates a Sunday schedule on Mon, 9/3; try out the text for departures tool

Metro Transit operates a Sunday schedule on Labor Day
On Labor Day, Monday, September 3, Metro Transit operates a Sunday schedule.

Metro offices, including the Customer Information phone line, and the Lost and Found and Pass Sales counters, will be closed.  If a Metro bus route does not normally operate on Sunday, it will not operate on Labor Day.

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.

Extended bus-only hours on Third Avenue
The Third Avenue corridor in downtown Seattle is reserved for only buses and bicyclists from 6 AM until 7 PM, every day of the week.  This includes Prefontaine Pl in Pioneer Square (between Fourth Av and Yesler Way) and Third Av between Yesler Way and Stewart Street.

Sign up for Transit Alerts.

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

Visit Metro’s Service Advisories page for a complete list.

Events

Bumbershoot at Seattle Center

  • Fri, 8/31-Sun, 9/2
  • No special shuttle or extra transit service for this event.
  • To get directly to the festival, ride Metro routes 1, 2, 3, 4, 8, 13, 24, 32 or 33, or the RapidRide D Line.
  • Routes 5, 26, 28, 40, the RapidRide C and E lines, and the South Lake Union Streetcar travel to within walking distance of the Seattle Center.
  • A valid fare is required on all Metro service.
  • Visit Metro’s online regional Puget Sound Trip Planner to plan your transit trip to and from Bumbershoot at Seattle Center and other events and locations.
  • Visit Metro’s Service Advisories page for known service exceptions that may affect your trip.

PAX Expo

Sounders FC match

  • Sat, 9/1 at 1:00 PM;
  • Ride regularly scheduled Transit service to or near CenturyLink Field;
  • Expect traffic & possible Transit delays before and after games on routes that serve SODO, Stadium, Pioneer Square & downtown Seattle area;
  • Regular fares apply.

Mariners Home Stand

  • Mon, 9/3 & Sat, 9/8 at 6:10 PM;
  • Tue, 9/4, Wed, 9/5, Fri, 9/7 & Tue, 9/11 at 7:10 PM;
  • Sun, 9/9 at 1:10 PM;
  • Wed, 9/12 at 3:40 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.
  • On Wednesday, 9/12 routes 116, 118 & 119 will be affected by a post-game reroute.
  • 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 Friday PM Commute: Expect possible transit service delays for buses along SB I-405 from Bellevue to Renton; try the text for departures tool

Metro Transit operates a Sunday schedule on Labor Day
On Labor Day, Monday, September 3, Metro Transit operates a Sunday schedule.

Metro offices, including the Customer Information phone line, and the Lost and Found and Pass Sales counters, will be closed.  If a Metro bus route does not normally operate on Sunday, it will not operate on Labor Day.

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.

Extended bus-only hours on Third Avenue
The Third Avenue corridor in downtown Seattle is reserved for only buses and bicyclists from 6 AM until 7 PM, every day of the week.  This includes Prefontaine Pl in Pioneer Square (between Fourth Av and Yesler Way) and Third Av between Yesler Way and Stewart Street.

Sign up for Transit Alerts.

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

Visit Metro’s Service Advisories page for a complete list.

Events

Bumbershoot at Seattle Center

  • Fri, 8/31-Sun, 9/2
  • No special shuttle or extra transit service for this event.
  • To get directly to the festival, ride Metro routes 1, 2, 3, 4, 8, 13, 24, 32 or 33, or the RapidRide D Line.
  • Routes 5, 26, 28, 40, the RapidRide C and E lines, and the South Lake Union Streetcar travel to within walking distance of the Seattle Center.
  • A valid fare is required on all Metro service.
  • Visit Metro’s online regional Puget Sound Trip Planner to plan your transit trip to and from Bumbershoot at Seattle Center and other events and locations.
  • Visit Metro’s Service Advisories page for known service exceptions that may affect your trip.

PAX Expo

Sounders FC match

  • Sat, 9/1 at 1:00 PM;
  • Ride regularly scheduled Transit service to or near CenturyLink Field;
  • Expect traffic & possible Transit delays before and after games on routes that serve SODO, Stadium, Pioneer Square & downtown Seattle area;
  • Regular fares apply.

Mariners Home Stand

  • Mon, 9/3 & Sat, 9/8 at 6:10 PM;
  • Tue, 9/4, Wed, 9/5, Fri, 9/7 & Tue, 9/11 at 7:10 PM;
  • Sun, 9/9 at 1:10 PM;
  • Wed, 9/12 at 3:40 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.
  • On Wednesday, 9/12 routes 116, 118 & 119 will be affected by a post-game reroute.
  • 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 Friday PM Commute: Expect possible transit service delays for buses on the southbound I-5 Northgate/UW Corridor; ride transit to this weekend’s events

Metro Transit operates a Sunday schedule on Labor Day
On Labor Day, Monday, September 3, Metro Transit operates a Sunday schedule.

Metro offices, including the Customer Information phone line, and the Lost and Found and Pass Sales counters, will be closed.  If a Metro bus route does not normally operate on Sunday, it will not operate on Labor Day.

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.

Extended bus-only hours on Third Avenue
The Third Avenue corridor in downtown Seattle is reserved for only buses and bicyclists from 6 AM until 7 PM, every day of the week.  This includes Prefontaine Pl in Pioneer Square (between Fourth Av and Yesler Way) and Third Av between Yesler Way and Stewart Street.

Sign up for Transit Alerts.

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

Visit Metro’s Service Advisories page for a complete list.

Events

Bumbershoot at Seattle Center

  • Fri, 8/31-Sun, 9/2
  • No special shuttle or extra transit service for this event.
  • To get directly to the festival, ride Metro routes 1, 2, 3, 4, 8, 13, 24, 32 or 33, or the RapidRide D Line.
  • Routes 5, 26, 28, 40, the RapidRide C and E lines, and the South Lake Union Streetcar travel to within walking distance of the Seattle Center.
  • A valid fare is required on all Metro service.
  • Visit Metro’s online regional Puget Sound Trip Planner to plan your transit trip to and from Bumbershoot at Seattle Center and other events and locations.
  • Visit Metro’s Service Advisories page for known service exceptions that may affect your trip.

PAX Expo

Sounders FC match

  • Sat, 9/1 at 1:00 PM;
  • Ride regularly scheduled Transit service to or near CenturyLink Field;
  • Expect traffic & possible Transit delays before and after games on routes that serve SODO, Stadium, Pioneer Square & downtown Seattle area;
  • Regular fares apply.

Mariners Home Stand

  • Mon, 9/3 & Sat, 9/8 at 6:10 PM;
  • Tue, 9/4, Wed, 9/5, Fri, 9/7 & Tue, 9/11 at 7:10 PM;
  • Sun, 9/9 at 1:10 PM;
  • Wed, 9/12 at 3:40 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.
  • On Wednesday, 9/12 routes 116, 118 & 119 will be affected by a post-game reroute.
  • 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 Friday PM Commute: Expect possible service delays for buses traveling on Pike St near the Convention Center; Sunday schedule on Labor Day, plus more…

Metro Transit operates a Sunday schedule on Labor Day
On Labor Day, Monday, September 3, Metro Transit operates a Sunday schedule.

Metro offices, including the Customer Information phone line, and the Lost and Found and Pass Sales counters, will be closed.  If a Metro bus route does not normally operate on Sunday, it will not operate on Labor Day.

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.

Extended bus-only hours on Third Avenue
The Third Avenue corridor in downtown Seattle is reserved for only buses and bicyclists from 6 AM until 7 PM, every day of the week.  This includes Prefontaine Pl in Pioneer Square (between Fourth Av and Yesler Way) and Third Av between Yesler Way and Stewart Street.

Sign up for Transit Alerts.

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

Visit Metro’s Service Advisories page for a complete list.

Events

Bumbershoot at Seattle Center

  • Fri, 8/31-Sun, 9/2
  • No special shuttle or extra transit service for this event.
  • To get directly to the festival, ride Metro routes 1, 2, 3, 4, 8, 13, 24, 32 or 33, or the RapidRide D Line.
  • Routes 5, 26, 28, 40, the RapidRide C and E lines, and the South Lake Union Streetcar travel to within walking distance of the Seattle Center.
  • A valid fare is required on all Metro service.
  • Visit Metro’s online regional Puget Sound Trip Planner to plan your transit trip to and from Bumbershoot at Seattle Center and other events and locations.
  • Visit Metro’s Service Advisories page for known service exceptions that may affect your trip.

PAX Expo

Sounders FC match

  • Sat, 9/1 at 1:00 PM;
  • Ride regularly scheduled Transit service to or near CenturyLink Field;
  • Expect traffic & possible Transit delays before and after games on routes that serve SODO, Stadium, Pioneer Square & downtown Seattle area;
  • Regular fares apply.

Mariners Home Stand

  • Mon, 9/3 & Sat, 9/8 at 6:10 PM;
  • Tue, 9/4, Wed, 9/5, Fri, 9/7 & Tue, 9/11 at 7:10 PM;
  • Sun, 9/9 at 1:10 PM;
  • Wed, 9/12 at 3:40 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.
  • On Wednesday, 9/12 routes 116, 118 & 119 will be affected by a post-game reroute.
  • 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 Thursday PM Commute: Some service delays may continue past the evening commute; expect possible delays following the Seahawks game

Ride transit to this evening’s Seahawks pre-season game
Commuters heading home, and football fans heading to CenturyLink Field, are advised to expect possibly significant general traffic and transit service delays before the Seahawks pre-season game tonight.

Metro Transit operates a Sunday schedule on Labor Day
On Labor Day, Monday, September 3, Metro Transit operates a Sunday schedule.

Metro offices, including the Customer Information phone line, and the Lost and Found and Pass Sales counters, will be closed.  If a Metro bus route does not normally operate on Sunday, it will not operate on Labor Day.

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.

Extended bus-only hours on Third Avenue
The Third Avenue corridor in downtown Seattle is reserved for only buses and bicyclists from 6 AM until 7 PM, every day of the week.  This includes Prefontaine Pl in Pioneer Square (between Fourth Av and Yesler Way) and Third Av between Yesler Way and Stewart Street.

Sign up for Transit Alerts.

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

Visit Metro’s Service Advisories page for a complete list.

Events

Seahawks at CenturyLink Field

  • Thu, 8/30 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.

Bumbershoot at Seattle Center

  • Fri, 8/31-Sun, 9/2
  • No special shuttle or extra transit service for this event.
  • To get directly to the festival, ride Metro routes 1, 2, 3, 4, 8, 13, 24, 32 or 33, or the RapidRide D Line.
  • Routes 5, 26, 28, 40, the RapidRide C and E lines, and the South Lake Union Streetcar travel to within walking distance of the Seattle Center.
  • A valid fare is required on all Metro service.
  • Visit Metro’s online regional Puget Sound Trip Planner to plan your transit trip to and from Bumbershoot at Seattle Center and other events and locations.
  • Visit Metro’s Service Advisories page for known service exceptions that may affect your trip.

PAX Expo

Sounders FC match

  • Sat, 9/1 at 1:00 PM;
  • Ride regularly scheduled Transit service to or near CenturyLink Field;
  • Expect traffic & possible Transit delays before and after games on routes that serve SODO, Stadium, Pioneer Square & downtown Seattle area;
  • Regular fares apply.

Mariners Home Stand

  • Mon, 9/3 & Sat, 9/8 at 6:10 PM;
  • Tue, 9/4, Wed, 9/5, Fri, 9/7 & Tue, 9/11 at 7:10 PM;
  • Sun, 9/9 at 1:10 PM;
  • Wed, 9/12 at 3:40 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.
  • On Wednesday, 9/12 routes 116, 118 & 119 will be affected by a post-game reroute.
  • 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.