Participate in Sound Transit Light Rail Expansion Planning

Your Ideas Matter

Sound Transit is building 13 new light rail stations to service West Seattle in 2030 and Ballard in 2035. The new light rail lines and transit tunnel under Downtown, South Lake Union and Seattle Center/Uptown comprise the largest transit investment in Seattle’s history.

To help guide City decisions, the Seattle Department of Neighborhoods created guiding principles and objectives. Tell them how important they are to you and your community by taking this survey.

Timeline and milestones
Voter approval (2016)
Planning, 2017-2022 (WE ARE HERE)
Design, 2022-2026*
Construction, 2025-2035*
Start of service (2030/2035)*
*Ballard and downtown Seattle light rail tunnel: Design is expected to begin in 2023 and be completed in 2026. Construction and testing is expected to begin in 2027 and be completed in 2035.

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