Category Archives: morning updates

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

Beginning Saturday, March 23, 2019, all bus service will be permanently moved to surface streets. The Downtown Seattle Transit Tunnel will be utilized exclusively for rail operation to accommodate future Link light rail expansion.
All seven bus routes using the transit tunnel today will shift to surface routing, affecting routes 41, 74, 101, 102, 150, 255 and Sound Transit Express Route 550.

Spring transit service revisions
Visit Metro’s online Service Change page for complete information about Spring transit service revisions.

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 Thursday PM Commute: Expect possible transit service delays for buses traveling southbound on I-5 from Northgate to I-90

Beginning Saturday, March 23, 2019, all bus service will be permanently moved to surface streets. The Downtown Seattle Transit Tunnel will be utilized exclusively for rail operation to accommodate future Link light rail expansion.
All seven bus routes using the transit tunnel today will shift to surface routing, affecting routes 41, 74, 101, 102, 150, 255 and Sound Transit Express Route 550.

Spring transit service revisions
Visit Metro’s online Service Change page for complete information about Spring transit service revisions.

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 Thursday PM Commute: Transit is experiencing minimal traffic related impacts to service as the afternoon commute gets underway

Beginning Saturday, March 23, 2019, all bus service will be permanently moved to surface streets. The Downtown Seattle Transit Tunnel will be utilized exclusively for rail operation to accommodate future Link light rail expansion.
All seven bus routes using the transit tunnel today will shift to surface routing, affecting routes 41, 74, 101, 102, 150, 255 and Sound Transit Express Route 550.

Spring transit service revisions
Visit Metro’s online Service Change page for complete information about Spring transit service revisions.

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.