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Metro’s Tuesday PM Commute: Earlier Transit service delays should begin to subside as the evening commute winds down; try the text for departures tool

Get Ready
Visit the Get Ready site often for updates about 2019 transit service revisions.

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
A 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. 

Sign up for Transit Alerts.

Event Reroutes

West Seattle’s Hometown Holiday Tree Lighting

  • Saturday, 12/1 – 12:00 Noon-10:00 PM;
  • West Seattle Junction area;
  • Metro routes 22, 50, 128 & the RapidRide C Line
    will be rerouted.

Magnolia Winterfest

Auburn Santa Parade & Tree Lighting

Seahawks at CenturyLink Field

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 Tuesday PM Commute: Expect possible transit service delays for buses traveling on southbound I-405 from Bellevue to Renton

Get Ready
Visit the Get Ready site often for updates about 2019 transit service revisions.

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
A 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. 

Sign up for Transit Alerts.

Event Reroutes

West Seattle’s Hometown Holiday Tree Lighting

  • Saturday, 12/1 – 12:00 Noon-10:00 PM;
  • West Seattle Junction area;
  • Metro routes 22, 50, 128 & the RapidRide C Line
    will be rerouted.

Magnolia Winterfest

Auburn Santa Parade & Tree Lighting

Seahawks at CenturyLink Field

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 Tuesday PM Commute: Southbound Route 67 has resumed normal operation in the Mapleleaf area

Southbound Route 67 has resumed normal operation on 5th Av NE, NE Northgate Way, and a portion of Roosevelt Way NE after being rerouted around an earlier blockage.

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

Get Ready
Visit the Get Ready site often for updates about 2019 transit service revisions.

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
A 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. 

Sign up for Transit Alerts.

Event Reroutes

West Seattle’s Hometown Holiday Tree Lighting

  • Saturday, 12/1 – 12:00 Noon-10:00 PM;
  • West Seattle Junction area;
  • Metro routes 22, 50 128 & the RapidRide C Line
    will be rerouted.

Magnolia Winterfest

Seahawks at CenturyLink Field

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 Tuesday PM Commute: Southbound Route 67 continues to be rerouted in the Mapleleaf area; expect possible delays in transit service on buses traveling on I-5 between Northgate and downtown Seattle

Route 67 heading toward the University District continues to be rerouted off of 5th Av NE, NE Northgate Way, and a portion of Roosevelt Way NE, due to a blockage.

Until further notice, use the stops at the Northgate Transit Center, on Roosevelt Way NE south of NE 80th St, or along the reroute on 5th Av NE between NE 80th St and NE 103rd St.

Heading toward the Northgate Transit Center, Route 67 is not affected and all regular stops are served.

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

Get Ready
Visit the Get Ready site often for updates about 2019 transit service revisions.

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
A 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. 

Sign up for Transit Alerts.

Event Reroutes

West Seattle’s Hometown Holiday Tree Lighting

  • Saturday, 12/1 – 12:00 Noon-10:00 PM;
  • West Seattle Junction area;
  • Metro routes 22, 50 128 & the RapidRide C Line
    will be rerouted.

Magnolia Winterfest

Seahawks at CenturyLink Field

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 Tuesday PM Commute: Southbound Route 67 is currently rerouted off 5 Av NE, NE Northgate Way, and a portion of Roosevelt Way NE, due to a blockage

Route 67 heading toward the University District is currently rerouted off on 5th Av NE, NE Northgate Way, and a portion of Roosevelt Way NE, due to a blockage.

Until further notice, use the stops at the Northgate Transit Center, on Roosevelt Way NE south of NE 80th St, or along the reroute on 5th Av NE between NE 80th St and NE 103rd St.

Heading toward the Northgate Transit Center, Route 67 is not affected and all regular stops are served.

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

Get Ready
Visit the Get Ready site often for updates about 2019 transit service revisions.

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
A 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. 

Sign up for Transit Alerts.

Event Reroutes

West Seattle’s Hometown Holiday Tree Lighting

  • Saturday, 12/1 – 12:00 Noon-10:00 PM;
  • West Seattle Junction area;
  • Metro routes 22, 50 128 & the RapidRide C Line
    will be rerouted.

Magnolia Winterfest

Seahawks at CenturyLink Field

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.

Transit Alert – Metro routes 3 & 4 are currently rerouted off of westbound James St near 5 Av, due to a blockage

Metro routes 3 and 4 are currently rerouted off of westbound James St near 5th Av, due to a blockage.  Use the stops on Jefferson St east of 9th Av or on 3rd Av north of Seneca St, until further notice.  The eastbound Metro routes 3 and 4 are not affected.

Metro’s Wednesday AM Commute: Routes 8 & 48 have resumed regular routing on MLK Jr Wy S between S McClellan St & S Bayview St; Use Text for Departure tool plus…

Routes 8 and 48 have resumed regular routing on Martin Luther King Jr Way S between S McClellan St and S Bayview St. Service delays can be expected until traffic congestion clears.

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.

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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.