Crews on Sound Transit’s Hilltop Tacoma Link Extension project installed the first 300-foot rail segments for the 2.4-mile extension through the Stadium District and Hilltop neighborhood. The new rails were placed on Stadium Way south of Division Street.
June 19, 2019
Sound Transit announced the University Link light rail extension will open to passenger service on Saturday, March 19, six months ahead of schedule and more than $150 million under budget.
January 27, 2016
The Sound Transit Board of Directors unanimously voted to appoint Peter M. Rogoff, former Federal Transit Administrator and the federal government’s third-highest transportation official, to serve as Sound Transit’s new CEO. Mr. Rogoff will succeed current CEO Joni Earl, who announced last May that she will retire in the first quarter of 2016 after Sound Transit opens the University Link light rail extension. These are Mr. Rogoff’s remarks after the Board’s vote.
November 20, 2015
Sound Transit required engineering solutions to meet the challenges of running trains across the I-90 floating bridge linking downtown Bellevue and downtown Seattle in 2023. The tracks crossing Lake Washington need to accommodate six different ranges of motion.
July 5, 2017
A light rail train makes a test run from Capitol Hill Station to the University of Washington Station as part of the first phase of train testing for the University Link light rail extension from downtown Seattle to UW. The 3.1-mile underground extension opens in early 2016, ahead of schedule and $150 million under budget.
June 25, 2015
Sound Transit's tunnel boring machine pushed through the wall into the Capitol Hill station site early Wednesday morning on March 21, to complete a two-mile light rail tunnel from the University of Washington. The 21-foot diameter tunnel boring machine emerged within 3 millimeters of its target as part of the University Link light rail expansion.
March 21, 2012
Transit agency leaders hosted a rally that called on Congress to urgently deliver significant and immediate federal aid to public transportation systems nationwide.
December 10, 2020
In this two-minute video message, FTA Acting Administrator K. Jane Williams thanks frontline transit workers for their many sacrifices, highlights the Administration’s response and looks ahead as the economy continues to re-open.
June 15, 2020
But despite all of the changes in the past year, TriMet’s operators have remained a steadying force, helping those who have needed to ride and serving the community through extraordinary times.
March 17, 2021
The stunt at Sweden’s biggest electric car show was carried out to highlight mass transit as the most sustainable travel option.
December 2, 2019
An animated aerial tour of Los Angeles Metro's plan for a new transit station that will connect the Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) to the regional transit system.
November 14, 2018
Translink has released CCTV footage (no sound) of level crossing and platform misuse at various locations across the network. Published on Aug 15, 2017
August 16, 2017
From the New York Transit Museum archives, Daily Miracle (Part 2 of 3), is a 1961 documentary about a day in the life of NYC's transit system. Published Jan. 26, 2010
September 1, 2017
From the New York Transit Museum archives, Daily Miracle Part 1, is a 1961 documentary about a day in the life of NYC's transit system. Published Jan. 26, 2010
August 29, 2017
Once opened, the new TriMet bridge will be the final piece of the Portland-Milwaukie Light Rail Transit Project and will create another north-south connection over MAX and Union Pacific Railroad tracks, where stopped heavy rail traffic can create a barrier that cannot be crossed safely.
October 7, 2020