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May 28, 2014

2 men convicted in Sound Transit copper wire thefts

The pair reportedly used bolt cutters to detach the copper wire, entering maintenance hatches in a tunnel that runs below the elevated stretch of the light rail between the SeaTac and Rainier Beach rail stops, from November 2010 through August 2011.


May 27, 2014

Seattle's Sound Transit 2014 ridership up

It was the busiest first three months of the year in Sound Transit history. Link light rail ridership grew 15%, with 2.3 million first quarter boardings and an average of almost 30,000 on weekdays.


May 15, 2014

Sound Transit driver may be charged in fatal crash

The Washington State Patrol is requesting that the King County Prosecutor’s Office file two counts of vehicular homicide and one count of hit and run against driver Aleksandr Rukhlin who failed to stop at a red light and caused a collision that killed two people.


May 14, 2014

Sound Transit to pay university $43M to move labs, offices

When the Northgate Link Extension opens in 2021, the UW campus will be served by two Sound Transit light rail stations with trains running north to Northgate and south to SeaTac airport.


May 7, 2014

Question of the day: What is the most urgent trend affecting your operation today?

We ask transit agency leaders about economic, social and political trends impacting their operations right now.


April 30, 2014

Sound Transit, WSDOT partner for Amtrak service improvements

Sound Transit will manage construction activities that enable WSDOT to improve speed and reliability by moving Amtrak service through Pierce County to a more direct and less congested track that Sound Transit owns near I-5 rather than along the Puget Sound shoreline.


January 7, 2014

Seattle museum to teach kids about public transportation

The Sound Transit Station exhibit, enabled by $9,600 in funding from the transit system, welcomes kids to "drive" a replica of a Sound Transit train.


December 17, 2013

Wabtec to supply Sound Transit with PTC for $34M

Will provide its Interoperable Electronic Train Management System equipment and installation for 16 locomotives and 18 passenger transit cab cars as well as signal design and communications, mapping and systems integration.


November 27, 2013

Sound Transit's University Link projected to open early

The $1.95 billion project was made possible by more than $830 million in federal funding, including an $813 million full funding grant agreement that Sen. Patty Murray helped secure.


September 3, 2013

Sound Transit receives $24M for 2 projects

The funding comes from the TIGER grant program created in 2009 to fund projects that are of regional economic importance and that help create and save jobs.


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