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April 2, 2014 at 7:28 PM

Northline Sounder resumption delayed until Friday

Northline Sounder service between Seattle and Everett will not resume Thursday because of  the size of Tuesday’s mudslide onto the BNSF Railway tracks and the required cleanup, according to Sound Transit. A 48-hour moratorium was issued after the mudslide Tuesday morning, which would have meant resumption of service on Thursday morning. However, an additional 24 hours…

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March 28, 2014 at 3:42 PM

Sheriff’s detectives arrest 2 teens in light-rail assault

Detectives have arrested two of five teens suspected of assaulting a man on a Sound Transit light-rail train last week, according to the King County Sheriff’s Office. A man was repeatedly punched and kicked by five people March 20 on a train headed to Seattle from Seattle-Tacoma International Airport after he tried to intervene when the…

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March 25, 2014 at 5:15 PM

Sound Transit to add double-decker buses in 2015

Sound Transit is about to buy five double-decker express buses, similar to the popular Double Tall fleet operated by Community Transit. Transit-board members will vote Thursday on a $5.1 million purchase, including taxes and contingency.  These five will run only on Sound Transit’s routes from Snohomish County, where Community Transit employees will drive and maintain them. Each…

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March 19, 2014 at 8:34 PM

Northline Sounder canceled for Thursday, buses to fill in

Northline Sounder service between Everett and Seattle is canceled Thursday because of a mudslide, according to Sound Transit. Sound Transit will provide special buses with direct service to and from Northline Sounder stations, in addition to local bus service. Updates to the evening bus service will be provided as it becomes available. Regular train service is expected…

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March 10, 2014 at 8:23 PM

No Northline Sounder service Tuesday; buses to be provided

Northline Sounder service between Everett and Seattle is canceled for Tuesday because of a mudslide that occurred Sunday evening, according to Sound Transit. Sound Transit will provide special buses with direct service to and from Northline Sounder stations, in addition to local bus service. If there are no additional mudslides, train service will resume for the…

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March 7, 2014 at 9:35 PM

Northline Sounder service canceled until Monday

The Northline Sounder Special Event train from Everett to Seattle for the Sounders FC match on Saturday has been canceled. Northline Sounder service was canceled until Monday because of a second mudslide that occurred late Thursday evening near Mukilteo, according to Sound Transit. Regularly scheduled weekend bus service is limited, with no direct service to Seattle from…

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February 18, 2014 at 2:23 PM

No injuries after car struck by light rail train

A car was struck by a light rail train in the Rainier Valley this afternoon. A car turned in front of a southbound Link light rail train at Martin Luther King Jr. Way South and South Henderson Street around 1:30 p.m., said Sound Transit spokeswoman Kimberly Reason. There were no injuries. Train service was back to normal about 2 p.m., Reason said.

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February 4, 2014 at 5:42 PM

Transportation tips for the Seahawks parade

If forecasts are correct, somewhere between 200,000 and 500,000 people will head to downtown Seattle on Wednesday to celebrate the Seahawks’ Super Bowl victory under cold, clear skies. The parade down Fourth Avenue — from Denny Way south to CenturyLink Field — starts at 11 a.m. Fourth Avenue and all cross streets from Third Avenue to Fifth…

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January 8, 2014 at 4:18 PM

Man struck by a train in Sodo neighborhood

A man was hospitalized this afternoon after he was struck by a Link light-rail train in Seattle’s Sodo neighborhood. Seattle Fire Department spokesman Kyle Moore said that the man, in his 30s, was struck at South Holgate Street and Fourth Avenue South. He was taken to Harborview Medical Center around 4 p.m. The man is expected to survive, Moore said. This…

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November 23, 2013 at 10:21 AM

Saturday Memo: Pot-party planning … Husky football tonight … Elwha exhibit opens at Burke

Weather:  Sunny, high around 50. The forecast. Pot party coming to Seattle Center:  To celebrate the one-year anniversary of legal weed in the state, the city of Seattle has granted a permit for a pot party at Seattle Center on Dec. 6. “No matter how often you might have smoked weed at Folklife…

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