Category Archives: Transit Alerts

Metro’s Friday PM Commute: Transit delays possible in both directions due to heavy traffic along I-5 Northgate/UW corridor

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.

Events

NBA Exhibition Game

  • Friday, 10/5 at 7:30 PM.
  • Expect traffic & possible transit delays before and after the game on routes that serve west Queen Anne area.
  • Ride transit to the game.

Issaquah Salmon Days

  • Saturday & Sunday, 10/6-7 at  all times.
  • Routes 208, 271 and Sound Transit 554 will be rerouted in the downtown Issaquah area.

Chris Cornell Statue Unveiling

  • Sunday, 10/7;
  • 4:00 to 7:00 PM.
  • Routes 3 & 4 will be rerouted near he Seattle Center area.

Seahawks

  • Sunday, 10/7 at 1:25 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.

Sounders FC

  • Monday, 10/8 at 7:30 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.

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: No significant transit service delays to report as the afternoon commute begins

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.

Events

NBA Exhibition Game

  • Friday, 10/5 at 7:30 PM.
  • Expect traffic & possible transit delays before and after the game on routes that serve west Queen Anne area.
  • Ride transit to the game.

Issaquah Salmon Days

  • Saturday & Sunday, 10/6-7 at  all times.
  • Routes 208, 271 and Sound Transit 554 will be rerouted in the downtown Issaquah area.

Chris Cornell Statue Unveiling

  • Sunday, 10/7;
  • 4:00 to 7:00 PM.
  • Routes 3 & 4 will be rerouted near he Seattle Center area.

Seahawks

  • Sunday, 10/7 at 1:25 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.

Sounders FC

  • Monday, 10/8 at 7:30 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.

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 Wednesday PM Commute: Transit delays possible in both directions due to heavy traffic along I-5 Northgate/UW corridor

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.

Events

Seahawks Game

  • Sunday, 10/7 at 1:25 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.

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 Wednesday AM Commute: Currently there are no major delays in transit service to report; Use Metro’s text for departures tool

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.

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 Tuesday PM Commute: Routes 159 & 168 have resumed regular routing on SE 272nd St, the earlier blockage near SE Wax Rd has been cleared; Use the Text for Departure tool plus…

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.

Events

Seahawks Game

  • Sunday, 10/7 at 1:25 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.

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 Tuesday PM Commute: Transit service is currently rerouted in the Convington/Timberlane area due to a blockage on SE 272nd St near SE Wax Rd; Use the Text for Departure tool plus…

Routes 159 and 168 are currently rerouted due to a blockage on SE 272nd St near SE Wax Rd until further notice.

Route 159 will be operating it’s AM routing through the Convington/Timberlane area.

Route 168, use stops on SE 272nd St east of 164th Av SE or on SE 262nd Pl east of 180th Av SE.

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.

Events

Seahawks Game

  • Sunday, 10/7 at 1:25 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.

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 Tuesday AM Commute: Service delays are subsiding as the morning peak commute winds down

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.

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.