May 25, 2024 4:43 pm

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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 […]

Fast, frequent, convenient Swift Orange Line coming March 30

Swift Orange Line

LYNNWOOD—Starting March 30, South Snohomish County will soon enjoy the Community Transit Swift Orange Line—a new, quick and convenient way to get around! The new bus rapid transit (BRT) line—the agency’s third—will provide fast, frequent service linking Edmonds College, Alderwood Mall and Mill Creek, with connections to Link light rail in Lynnwood when it opens […]

Mill Creek to Lynnwood Rapid Swift Orange Line launches March 2024

Swift Orange Line

Snohomish County, Wash., November 5, 2023—Community Transit announced on Thursday that March 30, 2024, is the launch date for the Swift Orange Line. The new bus rapid transit (BRT) line—the agency’s third—will provide fast, frequent service linking Edmonds College, Alderwood Mall and Mill Creek, with connections to Link light rail in Lynnwood when it opens […]

Community Transit considers making Lynnwood Zip permanent, North County on the horizon

Lynnwood Zip

EVERETT, Wash., August 3, 2023—Things are looking good for Community Transit’s Zip ride share project in Lynnwood, just a few months shy of its year-long pilot timeframe ending. As the decision to implement the pilot project as regular service approaches on October 5, Jennifer Hass, Senior Manager of Innovation for the transportation agency presented to […]

“Take a trip on the zip,” Lynnwood and Community Transit launch new ride-share service

community transit Zip

LYNNWOOD, October 19, 2022—Community Transit’s latest innovation to public transportation hits Lynnwood tomorrow with Zip Shuttle, an on-demand ride service within the Alderwood area, a shopping and dining hub, known throughout the region. Starting Thursday, Lynnwood commuters can book a trip through the GOIN’ – Rides for All app, designate a pick-up and drop-off location, […]

Community Transit receives $6.5 million in ARPA funding for Swift Orange Line

swift orange line funding

Snohomish County, Wash. – U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg has announced that Community Transit’s Swift Orange Line bus rapid transit (BRT) project will receive $6.5 million in American Rescue Plan funding. The Swift Orange Line is one of 22 projects in the Federal Transit Administration’s (FTA) Capital Investment Grants (CIG) program to receive federal funding as part […]

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