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Sound Transit is making big changes in Kent.  You are asked to participate in planning for new Light Rail, Express Bus and Commuter Rail investments in Kent.  Please take one of these opportunities to join the discussion.  

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Light Rail  

Sound Transit is seeking public input on alternatives to provide high capacity transit from SeaTac to Federal Way.  This is your first opportunity to be involved in this project.  Open House events are scheduled for November 8th and 13th. 


    November 8th

    4 – 7 p.m. 

    Highline Community College (Building 2) 

    S. 240th Street and Pacific Highway S. 


    November 13th  

    4 – 7 p.m. 

    Truman High School Gym (Federal Way) 

    31455 28th Ave S. 


For directions and other information visit www.soundtransit.org/FWextension.  


Express Bus Changes 

Sound Transit considers adding a new Express Bus route between Kent and downtown Bellevue and the Overlake Transit Center.  The proposed Route 567 would operate nonstop between Kent and Bellevue using the I-405 HOV lanes.  Eight trips would operate northbound in the morning and eight trips would operate southbound in the afternoon with schedules coordinated to the Sounder Trains at Kent Station.  


Commuter Rail Changes 

Another train too!  Sound Transit is also planning to add a new round trip on the Sounder South Line between Lakewood and Seattle in the Fall of 2013.  The new round trip would provide more convenient schedules from Lakewood and South Tacoma stations allowing customers to travel from these stations later in the morning and return earlier in the afternoon.  The new round trip will change the existing Sounder schedule and also require adjustments to connecting bus routes. 


For more information 

For more information on these changes and for details about how to send your comments to Sound Transit about these changes please see Sound Transit http://www.soundtransit.org/About-Sound-Transit/News-and-events/News-releases/SIP-Public-Comment-1012012.xml or comments can be emailed to fastride@soundtransit.org.


TransitRiding the Bus 

Find tips on how to ride the bus, local routes, shedules, and more.


CommuterShuttleLocal Shuttle Services 

Learn more about shuttle services to help commuters, shoppers, and others get around town easily. 


RailCommuter Rail 

Thinking about commuting to or from Kent by train? Discover the lastest Sounder schedule and fares.


News and Updates: 


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Three Kent companies win regional awards for outstanding Commute Trip Reduction Programs.

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