Another step in bringing light rail to Lynnwood

Sound Transit is continuing the process of expanding light rail from Northgate to Lynnwood. On Thursday the Board of Directors approved a 2012 budget that, among other things, calls for continued environmental studies for the North Corridor line along I-5. “This is a big step for thousands of commuters who travel between Snohomish and King…

Tonight’s your chance to weigh in on Sound Transit expansion

This week Sound Transit is beginning the next step in the project to extend mass transit between Northgate and Lynnwood. The agency will host a public meeting Thursday night (Oct. 13) in Lynnwood to gather input on what should be studied while they prepare the environmental impact studies (EIS). The meeting is from 6 –…

Tonight's your chance to weigh in on Sound Transit expansion

This week Sound Transit is beginning the next step in the project to extend mass transit between Northgate and Lynnwood. The agency will host a public meeting Thursday night (Oct. 13) in Lynnwood to gather input on what should be studied while they prepare the environmental impact studies (EIS). The meeting is from 6 –…

Sound Transit selects two ‘most promising’ options for north line

Sound Transit has identified what it calls the two “most promising” alternatives for extending mass transit between Northgate and the Lynnwood Transit Center. One is a light rail route that would follow I-5 to Lynnwood. The other is mostly elevated light rail route that would travel along Highway 99. The agency released a comparison of…

Sound Transit selects two 'most promising' options for north line

Sound Transit has identified what it calls the two “most promising” alternatives for extending mass transit between Northgate and the Lynnwood Transit Center. One is a light rail route that would follow I-5 to Lynnwood. The other is mostly elevated light rail route that would travel along Highway 99. The agency released a comparison of…

Sound Transit fares going up in June

Sound Transit has announced a fare increase for the ST Express buses that will take effect June 1. The agency says it’s the second in a two-phase process of simplifying its fare structure and responding to increased operating costs. All of King County will become one fare zone instead of three, so any trip in…

Sound Transit plans parking crackdown at Lynnwood Transit Center

Sound Transit plans to crack down on drivers who don’t follow the parking rules at the Lynnwood Transit Center and other busy park-and-ride lots. It comes after complaints by ST Express bus riders that lots are overcrowded because cars are being parked overnight. Starting Feb. 15, workers will be looking for vehicles that are parked…

Options narrowed for extending mass transit to Lynnwood

There are still many unknowns about what mass transit will look like when it’s extended to Lynnwood. However, Sound Transit has narrowed down the options for the North Corridor Transit Project: The “Best Bus” alternative (new and improved bus routes, more frequent service, expanded park-and-ride lots and signal priority) I-5 elevated and mixed profile (surface,…

Sound Transit looks at high capacity alternatives for northend commuters

By Teresa Wippel, My Edmonds News A voter-approved plan in 2008 to expand Sound Transit’s light rail system north from downtown Seattle to Lynnwood may not end up involving light rail at all. That was one possibility discussed during a North Corridor transit planning meeting sponsored by Sound Transit at the Shoreline Conference Center Thursday…

Learn more about Sound Transit's North Corridor

If you commute from Lynnwood to downtown Seattle weekday mornings, you need to budget about 52 minutes. That’s according to Sound Transit, which is asking for your input as it extends mass transit from Northgate to Lynnwood. The agency is launching a formal comment period for the North Corridor High Capacity Transit (HCT) project, which…

Sound Transit bus fares going up

It’ll cost you you more to ride a Sound Transit bus to King County beginning in June. Today the Board approved a fare hike for ST Express bus service. All trips that cross a county line (for example, Lynnwood to Bellevue) will cost $3, up 50 cents from the current fare. Another fare increase is…