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

Orange Line

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

Economic forecast snohomish

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

transportation update

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, […]

Public invited to Economic Alliance’s Transportation Update coffee chat

Transportation Update

EVERETT—Economic Alliance Snohomish County (EASC) announces the upcoming virtual event, Coffee Chats: Snohomish County Transportation Update on February 6. Community members are invited to join for a comprehensive update on transportation projects, focused on highlighting Sound Transit’s progress on the Lynnwood Link Extension. The event, moderated by Wendy Poischbeg, Interim President & CEO of EASC, […]

Snohomish County commemorates opening of Index-Galena road

Index-Galena road

INDEX, Wash., November 7, 2023—Snohomish County employees, elected officials, and community members gathered together at the Index-Galena Road, between milepost 6 and 7, to commemorate its official opening after being closed for the last 17 years. The Index-Galena, which follows the scenic North Fork of the Skykomish River, was washed out when flooding damaged significant […]

Mayors of Marysville and Arlington talk regional transportation improvement projects

Transportation Improvement

SNOHOMISH COUNTY, Wash., April 15, 2023—Garry Clark-led Economic Alliance Snohomish County hosted Marysville Mayor John Nehring, Arlington Mayor Barbara Tolbert, along with Snohomish County Public Works—Doug McCormick, Deputy Director and County Engineer, and Kelly Snyder, Public Works Director—discuss priority regional transportation improvement projects, on Tuesday, April 12. The conversation was the latest installation of the […]

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