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Washington transit agencies to receive $388 million in federal funding

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WASHINGTON, D.C.—Transit agencies throughout Washington state will now have access to $388 million in formula-based grant funding to improve public transportation in their communities. The announcement came Thursday, April 4, from Federal Transit Administration (FTA) Acting Administrator Veronica Vanterpool. The Seattle-Tacoma region alone will receive $267 million in the reimbursement grant program for which its […]

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 […]

Buttigieg proposes $88.4 million for Lynnwood Link Extension project

WASHINGTON, D.C.—In his $4 billion funding recommendations for the Capital Investment Grants (CIG) Program and Expedited Project Delivery (EPD) Pilot Program, U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg included $88.4 million for the Lynnwood Link Extension that is expected to open by fall of 2024. This proposed funding would, if appropriated, complete the CIG grant agreement contribution […]

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