June 18, 2024 4:47 am

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New Link light rail connecting Bellevue and Redmond now open

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BELLEVUE—Starting this morning, April 27, 2024, passengers on the Eastside of Lake Washington will be able to use Link light rail to travel quickly and safely to destinations throughout Bellevue and Redmond. The 6.6-mile initial segment of the 2 Line includes eight stations, with service every 10 minutes, 16 hours a day, seven days a […]

New Lynnwood Link extension to begin commuter travel August 30

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SEATTLE—Sound Transit announced Thursday, April 4, that passenger service on the Link 1 Line will begin to Lynnwood on August 30, 2024. The 8.5-mile segment will add four new stations: Shoreline South/148th St., Shoreline North/185th St., Mountlake Terrace, and Lynnwood City Center. During peak hours, trains will run approximately every eight minutes. Community Transit and […]

Community Transit’s Swift Orange Line now open for business, on time and under budget

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LYNNWOOD—Community Transit launched its new Swift Orange line with a ribbon cutting ceremony at Lynnwood Transit Center on Saturday, March 30. The Swift Orange Line is an 11-mile Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) expansion that connects Edmonds College in Lynnwood to McCollum Park & Ride in Mill Creek with stops at Lynnwood Transit Center, Alderwood Mall, […]

Community Block Party on March 30 to celebrate opening of the Swift Orange Line

Swift Orange Line block party

LYNNWOOD—Community Transit is celebrating the grand opening of the Swift Orange Line on March 30 and the whole community is invited to join a family-friendly, taste-tantalizing, busloads-of-fun Block Party! Whether you’re a transit enthusiast, foodie, or just looking for a fun day out, mark your calendars because you won’t want to miss this! The block […]

New Community Transit Swift Orange Line, route changes coming March 30

Swift Orange Line

SNOHOMISH COUNTY—On March 30, Community Transit is making significant changes to several local routes and adding more service with a new bus rapid transit (BRT) line, the Swift Orange Line, and three new local bus routes. The expanded service will offer riders more frequent trips. Schedule changes on most routes will improve reliability, ensuring people […]

Economic Alliance shares forecast for Snohomish County, presents awards

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TULALIP—The Economic Alliance of Snohomish County shared its economic forecast and presented five awards to key community members at its annual meeting on Wednesday, February 21, at Tulalip Resort and Casino. The event kicked off with a networking lunch in the resort’s gorgeous Orca Ballroom before Wendy Poischbeg, Interim President and CEO, took the stage […]

Transportation update: Lynnwood Light Rail and Swift Orange Line

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EVERETT—The Economic Alliance of Snohomish County held a Coffee Chat event with local leaders on February 6 to discuss key transportation projects within Snohomish County, including the Lynnwood Link Extension, offering an update on developments shaping the county’s transportation landscape. The event was hosted by Wendy Poischbeg, Interim President and CEO of the Economic Alliance, […]

Lynnwood celebrates ribbon cutting for new Transit Center Parking Garage

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LYNNWOOD, Wash., June 16, 2023—Dozens gathered at the site of the upcoming Lynnwood Light Rail Station on Friday, June 16, to commemorate the opening of its new Transit Center Parking Garage. “Lynnwood Transit Station is already a central hub for riders to access reliable and convenient public transportation, and with Lynnwood Light Rail Station opening […]

$254 million secured for Lynnwood Link Extension in Omnibus Package

Lynnwood Link Extension omnibus

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell (D-WA), who chairs the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation, announced that she has secured $583 million of funding for two key Puget Sound region transit projects – Lynnwood Link Extension and Federal Way Extension – in the final Fiscal Year 2023 Omnibus Appropriations bill, which funds […]

CBRE brokers $32.7M sale of Alderwood Towne Center in Lynnwood

Alderwood Towne Center

SEATTLE, Wash., June 29, 2022 – CBRE announces the $32.7 million sale of Alderwood Towne Center, a 105,357-sq.-ft. retail center in Lynnwood, Wash., to Tri-Western Syndicated Investments, a Bellevue-based private holding company controlled by the Radford family. Dino Christophilis and Daniel Tibeau with CBRE’s National Retail Partners group represented the seller, Alderwood Shopping Center 04 […]

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