Service Change

Planning a trip? Read this first!

Planning a trip? Read this first!

  • In Trip Planner, remember to enter a travel date of March 26 or later to plan trips that reflect Metro's new service changes.
  • Look for new purple timetables on your bus and at Metro information racks.
  • For more assistance, call: Metro's Customer Information: 206-553-3000

Beginning Saturday, March 26, 2016

Route Revisions

The routes listed below are a numerical listing of affected routes throughout Metro’s service area. Choose a route number or open the mobile, screen reader and printer-friendly page to learn about the changes that will begin on March 26, 2016.

RapidRide C Line

The City of Seattle is funding the extension of the RapidRide C Line to South Lake Union. Going to South Lake Union, it will use 3rd Ave, Blanchard St, Westlake Ave N and Valley St. To downtown Seattle and West Seattle it will use Valley St, Westlake Ave N, Lenora St and 3rd Ave. Transfer to or from the D Line on 3rd Ave at either Pike St or Virginia St.

RapidRide D Line

The City of Seattle is funding the extension of the RapidRide D Line to Pioneer Square. Going to Pioneer Square, it will use 3rd Ave, Terrace St and 5th Ave S to a new terminal just north of S Washington St. To Crown Hill, it will use Prefontaine Place S and 3rd Ave. Transfer to or from the C Line on Third Ave at either Pike St or Virginia St.

RapidRide E Line

During the morning and afternoon peak periods, four southbound trips to downtown Seattle at 6:55, 7:44, 8:22 and 8:56 am, and four northbound trips to the Aurora Village TC at 4:07, 5:06, 5:52 and 6:56 will be added.

Routes 2, 13

The northbound Route 2 trip to Queen Anne leaving 3rd Ave & Pike St at 12:25 am on weekdays and Saturday, and at 12:03 am on Sunday, will be converted to a Route 13 trip.

Route 5X

A new northbound trip to Greenwood will leave 4th Ave S & S Jackson St at 4 pm.

Route 8

Route 8 will continue to connect the Seattle Center and Bay 2 at the Mount Baker Transit Center. It will come more often and at more times of day. The south part, between the Mount Baker Transit Center and Rainier Beach, will become a separate route, the new Route 38.

Route 10

Route 10 will serve Bellevue Ave, E Olive Way and E John St. It will no longer serve E Pine St between Bellevue Ave and 15th Ave or 15th Ave between E Pine St and E John St.

Rider options: Routes 2 (E Union St), 10 (15th Ave E & E John St), 11 (E Pine St), 12 (E Madison St), 49 (E Pine Street) and Link light rail at the Capitol Hill Link Station which will provide alternative service to and from downtown Seattle.

Routes 2, 13

The northbound Route 2 trip to Queen Anne leaving 3rd Ave & Pike St at 12:25 am on weekdays and Saturday, and at 12:03 am on Sunday, will be converted to a Route 13 trip.

Route 16 (Deleted)

Rider options: Alternative Route 16 service to and from downtown Seattle will be provided by routes 5, 26X, 28X, 40, 62 (new), 316 and the RapidRide E Line. Routes 345 and 346 will also provide service to and from North Seattle CC via Meridian Ave N.

Route 18X

The southbound trip to downtown Seattle that now leaves 24th Ave NW & NW 85th St at 7:21 am will leave five minutes later, at 7:26 am.

Route 24

On weekday afternoons, two trips to downtown Seattle that now leave from Magnolia Blvd W & W McGraw St at 5:40 and 6:41 pm will leave from Magnolia Blvd W & W Emerson St. On Saturday afternoon and early evening, seven trips to downtown Seattle will leave from Magnolia Blvd W & W Emerson St (4:30 pm, 5 pm, 5:30 pm, 6 pm, 6:30 pm, a new trip at 7 pm, and 7:26 pm). On Sunday afternoon and early evening, six trips to downtown Seattle will leave from Magnolia Blvd W & W Emerson St (4:29 pm, 4:59 pm, 5:29 pm, a new trip at 6 pm, 6:31 pm and 6:56 pm).

Route 25 (Deleted)

Rider options: Between Laurelhurst and downtown Seattle, use routes 65, 75, or 78 and Link light rail. In Montlake and Capitol Hill, use routes 43, 47, 48, 49, 70 and/or Link light rail. Between Children’s Hospital and the University of Washington campus and Link station, use new Route 78 (buses will come about every 30 minutes). Routes 65 and 75 will also serve the University of Washington via Sand Point Way NE.

Route 26 (Converted to Route 26X)

Routes 26 and 26X will be combined into one route (Route 26X). Service to and from downtown Seattle will be provided by routes 26X, 40 and 62. New stops will be added in both directions on Aurora Ave N at Galer St. Also, Route 26X will be extended from Green Lake to the Northgate Transit Center via Woodlawn Ave NE, 1st Ave NE, N 80th St, Wallingford Ave N, N 92nd St and 1st Ave NE. Routes 31 and 32 will serve N 35th St between Stone Way N and Wallingford Ave N, and Wallingford Ave N between N 35th St and N 40th St (see listings below for routes 31, 32 and 75). New stops will be added in both directions at Stone Way North and N 40th St.

Route 27

A new southbound trip to Colman Park leaving Lenora St & 4th Ave at 5:14 pm will be added.

Route 28 (Converted to Route 28X)

Routes 28 and 28X will be combined into one route (Route 28X). To get to and from downtown Seattle, use routes 28X, 40 or 62. Route 28X will serve N 39th St, Leary Way NW and 8th Ave NW and will not serve the eastbound stop on NW Market St at 8th Ave NW. New southbound stops to downtown Seattle will be added at NW Leary Way & NW 43rd St, on N 39th St at Greenwood Ave N and Dayton Ave N, on the Aurora Ave N on-ramp at N 38th St and on Aurora Ave N at Galer St. New northbound stops to Carkeek Park and/or Broadview will be added at Aurora Ave N & Galer St, Aurora Ave N off-ramp at N 38th St, N 39th St & Evanston Ave N, N 39th St & Phinney Ave N, Leary Way NW & 6th Ave NW, 8th Ave NW & NW 45th St and 8th Ave NW & NW 50th St.

Route 30 (Deleted)

Rider options: Between NOAA and the University District, use a combination of routes 45, 62, 65, 71, 73, 74, 75, 372 or 373. Route 74 buses will come more often in the peak direction. Routes 62, 65, 75 and 372 will each come every 15 minutes in both directions.

Routes 31, 32, 75

Together, routes 31 and 32 will come every 10-15 minutes on weekdays and Saturday. Both routes will be revised to serve N 35th St between Stone Way N and Wallingford Ave N, and Wallingford Ave N between N 35th St and N 40th St. They will no longer serve Stone Way N between N 35th St and N 40th St or N 40th St between Stone Way N and Wallingford Ave N. Most route 31 and 32 trips will be connected with Route 75. Route 75 buses will come every 15 minutes on Saturday and every 30 minutes on Sunday evenings. Late-night trips on Route 32 that are connected to Route 75 from the Seattle Center to the Northgate Transit Center will be extended by about 30 minutes every day. Fewer trips will be canceled when the University of Washington is not in session.

Watch a video about how to transfer between the following routes and Link light rail at University of Washington Station:

Routes 31, 32, 75

Together, routes 31 and 32 will come every 10-15 minutes on weekdays and Saturday. Both routes will be revised to serve N 35th St between Stone Way N and Wallingford Ave N, and Wallingford Ave N between N 35th St and N 40th St. They will no longer serve Stone Way N between N 35th St and N 40th St or N 40th St between Stone Way N and Wallingford Ave N. Most route 31 and 32 trips will be connected with Route 75. Route 75 buses will come every 15 minutes on Saturday and every 30 minutes on Sunday evenings. Late-night trips on Route 32 that are connected to Route 75 from the Seattle Center to the Northgate Transit Center will be extended by about 30 minutes every day. Fewer trips will be canceled when the University of Washington is not in session.

Watch a video about how to transfer between the following routes and Link light rail at University of Washington Station:

Route 33

Weekday evenings after 7:30 pm, all southbound Route 33 trips to downtown Seattle leaving from W Government Way & 34th Ave W will depart about eight minutes earlier, at 7:37 pm, 8:07 pm, 8:37 pm, 9:07 pm, 9:37 pm, 10:07 pm, 10:37 pm and 11:07 pm. These trips will alternate with Route 24 trips to provide buses to downtown Seattle every 15 minutes. On Saturday, the southbound trip that now leaves W Government Way & 34 Ave W at 4:25 pm will leave one minute earlier, at 4:24 pm.

Route 36

Two late-night Route 36 trips to downtown Seattle will change to Route 70 at S Jackson St & 12th Ave S, providing a direct ride from the Beacon Hill Link Station to the University District. These northbound trips will leave Beacon Ave S & 15th Ave S at 12:25 am and 12:55 am.

Route 38 (New)

The south part of Route 8, between the Mount Baker Transit Center and Rainier Beach, will be renumbered as Route 38, with no routing changes.

Route 40

Southbound Route 40 will serve Westlake Ave N and Lenora St. It will no longer serve 9th Ave N, Bell St, or 3rd Ave between Bell and Lenora streets. On weekdays, one new southbound trip to downtown Seattle will leave the Northgate Transit Center at about 6:52 am. Night service will be extended, with two new trips leaving downtown Seattle at about 12:30 am and 1:35 am.

Routes 43, 44

On weekdays, Route 43 will provide service about every 30 minutes southbound during the AM Peak and northbound during the PM peak between Downtown Seattle and the University District. Additional trips will be provided at various other times between the University District and Boren Ave & E Yesler Way via Capitol Hill. Some trips will be connected to Route 44 to and from Ballard.

Watch a video about how to transfer between Route 44 and Link light rail at University of Washington Station.

Routes 43, 44

On weekdays, Route 43 will provide service about every 30 minutes southbound during the AM Peak and northbound during the PM peak between Downtown Seattle and the University District. Additional trips will be provided at various other times between the University District and Boren Ave & E Yesler Way via Capitol Hill. Some trips will be connected to Route 44 to and from Ballard.

Watch a video about how to transfer between Route 44 and Link light rail at University of Washington Station.

Route 45 (New)

The north part of Route 48, between the University District and Loyal Heights, will become new Route 45. On weekdays and Sunday, Route 45 will run northbound on University Way NE, NE Ravenna Blvd and 12th Ave NE between NE Pacific St and NE 65th St. Routing to and from NE 65th St and Loyal Heights will remain the same as current Route 48. Southbound, Route 45 will run between NE 65th St and NE Pacific St on Roosevelt Way NE, NE Ravenna Blvd and University Way NE. It will not serve 15th Ave NE in either direction on weekdays or Sunday. On Saturday only, because of the closure of University Way NE between NE 50th and NE 52nd streets for the University District Farmers Market, northbound Route 45 will use 15th Ave NE in both directions between NE 50th St and NE Ravenna Blvd, with stops at NE 52nd St and NE Ravenna Blvd. On weekdays, buses for routes 45, 71, 73 and 373 will come every 7-8 minutes to and from University Way NE and the new University of Washington Link station. When the University of Washington is not in session, fewer trips will be canceled than with current Route 48.

Watch a video about how to transfer between Route 45 and Link light rail at University of Washington Station.

Route 48

Route 48 will be divided into two routes, and buses on both routes will come more often. The north part of Route 48, between the University District and Loyal Heights, will become new Route 45 (see Route 45 above). The south part of Route 48, between the University District and the Mount Baker Transit Center, will remain as is, except that it will serve two new bus stops in each direction on NE Pacific St just west of Montlake Blvd NE (near the University of Washington Link station). Riders can transfer to and from Route 45 at the bus stops on NE Pacific St between Montlake Blvd NE and 15th Ave NE. Buses will come more often on weekdays and weekends.

Watch a video about how to transfer between Route 48 and Link light rail at University of Washington Station.

Route 49

Route 49 buses will come more often on weekdays and Saturday, and a new Night Owl trip to the University District will leave Pike St & 4th Ave at 3:30 am. All southbound trips to downtown Seattle will leave from a new terminal on 12th Ave NE, just south of NE 47th St. Northbound trips to the University District will serve Bay 1 instead of Bay 2 on NE Campus Parkway in the University District.

Route 62 (New)

Route 62 will run in both directions between Sand Point and downtown Seattle, serving Wedgwood, Ravenna, Roosevelt, Green Lake, Wallingford and Fremont. Buses will come about every 10-15 minutes, every day. On weekday mornings, some trips will begin at Green Lake (NE Ravenna Blvd & NE 65th St). In the evenings and on weekends, Route 62 to downtown Seattle will begin southbound on Sand Point Way NE just south of NE 74th St.

Route 63 (New)

Route 63 will provide seven morning and eight afternoon peak period express trips on weekdays between the Northgate Transit Center and First Hill via Maple Leaf, the Green Lake Park & Ride and South Lake Union. In the morning, southbound trips to First Hill will use the I-5 express lanes, Fairview Ave N, Boren Ave and E Jefferson St. In the afternoon, northbound trips to Northgate will use E Jefferson St, Boren Ave, Seneca St, 8th Ave, Virginia St, Fairview Ave N and the I-5 express lanes. At the Northgate Transit Center, Route 63 will serve Bay 5 in the morning and Bay 2 in the afternoon.

Route 64

Route 64 will be revised to go to and from First Hill via South Lake Union serving the edge of downtown Seattle. Morning southbound trips to First Hill will use the I-5 express lanes, Fairview Ave N, Boren Ave and E Jefferson St. Afternoon northbound trips to Jackson Park will use E Jefferson St, Boren Ave, Seneca St, 8th Ave, Virginia St, Fairview Ave N and the I-5 express lanes.

Rider options: New trips will be added to routes 76 and 316 to provide alternative service to downtown Seattle.

Route 65

Northbound, Route 65 will be revised to serve 15th Ave NE, NE Pacific St, NE Pacific Place and Montlake Blvd NE, and Bay 3 near the University of Washington Link station. In both directions, it will connect with Route 67 instead of routes 31 and 32. Northbound, it will operate on NE 45th St between Sand Point Way and 40th Ave NE, and on 40th Ave NE between NE 45th St and Sand Point Way. It will serve a new bus stop in front of Children’s Hospital on 40th Ave NE just north of NE 45th St. During peak periods, buses will come every 10 minutes instead of every 15 minutes. During midday and on Saturday, buses will come every 15 minutes instead of every 30 minutes. Only one trip will be canceled when the University of Washington is not in session.

Watch a video about how to transfer between Route 65 and Link light rail at University of Washington Station.

Route 66X (Deleted)

Rider options: Between the Northgate Transit Center and downtown Seattle, use a combination of Metro routes 26X, 41, 63, 64, 77, 316, or 355, Sound Transit Route 512, or Link light rail. Between the U District and downtown, use routes 70, 74, or 76. Routes 45, 67, 71, 73 and 373 will provide service to and from the University District and Link light rail as another option for getting to and from downtown Seattle.

Route 67

North of NE 80th St, Route 67 will be revised to serve Roosevelt Way NE, NE Northgate Way, 5th Ave and NE 103rd St in both directions. It will no longer serve NE 80th St, 5th Ave NE, or NE 100th St. Southbound trips to the University District will serve Bay 1 instead of Bay 5 at the Northgate Transit Center, and northbound trips will stop at Bay 5 instead of Bay 2. In the University District, southbound Route 67 will operate on 15th Ave NE, NE Pacific St, NE Pacific Pl and Montlake Blvd NE, serving Bay 3 near the University of Washington Link station. It will be connected with Route 65 instead of Route 68. During peak periods, midday, and on Saturday, Route 67 buses will come every 10-15 minutes instead of every 30 minutes. After the evening peak period ends, buses will come every 30 minutes until around 1 a.m. Buses will come every 30 minutes all day on Sunday. No trips will be canceled when the University of Washington is not in session.

Watch a video about how to transfer between Route 67 and Link light rail at University of Washington Station.

Route 68 (Deleted)

Rider options: Alternative Route 68 service to and from the U-District will be provided by routes 62, 65, 67, 71, 73, 372 and 373.

Route 70

Route 70 buses will come more often during the peak periods, and the hours of service will increase, to make up for the deletion of routes 66X and 72 and the routing revisions to routes 71 and 73. In the University District, northbound trips will serve Bay 1 instead of Bay 2 on NE Campus Parkway.

Route 71

On weekdays and Saturday, Route 71 will run between Wedgwood and the University District only; it will no longer go to downtown Seattle or provide service on Sunday. Northbound trips to Wedgwood will serve bays 2 and 4 near the University of Washington Link Station. Buses for routes 45, 71, 73 and 373 will come every 7-8 minutes to and from University Way NE and the new Link station.

Rider options: For service between the University District and downtown Seattle, use routes 43, 49, 70 or 74, or Link light rail.

Watch a video about how to transfer between Route 71 and Link light rail at University of Washington Station.

Route 72 (Deleted)

Rider options: Between Lake City and the University District, use a combination of Metro routes 45, 67, 71, 73, 372 or 373. For direct service to downtown, use Metro routes 49, 70, 74, 76 or 312, Sound Transit Route 522, or Link light rail.

Route 73

On weekdays and Saturday, Route 73 will run between Jackson Park and the UW Link station via the University District. It will no longer go to downtown Seattle or run on Sunday. Northbound trips to Jackson Park will serve bays 2 and 4 near the UW Link station. Routes 45, 71, 73 and 373 will provide a combined service frequency of 7-8 minutes to and from University Way NE and the new UW Link station.

Rider options: Service between the University District and downtown Seattle will be provided by routes 43, 49, 70 or 74, or Link light rail.

Watch a video about how to transfer between Route 73 and Link light rail at University of Washington Station.

Route 74

Route 74 will no longer be an express route. Two southbound trips to downtown Seattle will be added in the morning, and two northbound trips to Sand Point will be added in the afternoon. Southbound trips to downtown Seattle will use Roosevelt Way NE between NE 50th St and the I-5 express lanes on-ramp at NE 42nd St & 7th Ave NE instead of University Way NE, NE 40th St and 7th Ave NE. Northbound trips to Sand Point will use 11th Ave NE between NE 41st St and NE 50th St instead of NE 42nd St, NE Campus Pkwy and University Way NE. Route 74 will no longer operate inside the NOAA facility. The first southbound bus stop will be at Sand Point Way NE just south of NE 77th St, and the last outbound bus stop will be at Sand Point Way NE just south of NE 74th St.

Routes 31, 32, 75

Together, routes 31 and 32 will come every 10-15 minutes on weekdays and Saturday. Both routes will be revised to serve N 35th St between Stone Way N and Wallingford Ave N, and Wallingford Ave N between N 35th St and N 40th St. They will no longer serve Stone Way N between N 35th St and N 40th St or N 40th St between Stone Way N and Wallingford Ave N. Most route 31 and 32 trips will be connected with Route 75. Route 75 buses will come every 15 minutes on Saturday and every 30 minutes on Sunday evenings. Late-night trips on Route 32 that are connected to Route 75 from the Seattle Center to the Northgate Transit Center will be extended by about 30 minutes every day. Fewer trips will be canceled when the University of Washington is not in session.

Watch a video about how to transfer between the following routes and Link light rail at University of Washington Station:

Route 76

Three morning southbound trips to downtown Seattle and three afternoon northbound trips to Wedgwood will be added, extending the hours of operation to about 10 am in the morning and 7:30 pm in the early evening.

Route 77

The southbound trip to downtown Seattle that leaves 10th Ave NE & NE 175th St at 7:13 am will leave six minutes earlier, at 7:07 am. A new trip will be added that leaves the same place at 7:17 am.

Route 78 (New)

Buses will come every 30-40 minutes on weekdays between Children’s Hospital in Laurelhurst and the University District. Route 78 will operate on 42nd Ave NE, NE 45th St, Stevens Way on the University of Washington campus, and NE Pacific St, and serve Bay 3 at the University of Washington Link station.

Watch a video about how to transfer between Route 78 and Link light rail at University of Washington Station.

Route 101

On weekdays, a new northbound trip to downtown Seattle will leave the South Renton Park & Ride at 5:38 am. New southbound trips to the Renton Transit Center will leave Convention Place Station at 3:59 and 6:30 pm. The southbound trip that leaves Convention Place Station at 6:20 pm will leave five minutes earlier, at 6:15 pm. On Saturday, a new northbound trip will leave the Renton Transit Center at 6:21 am. On Sunday, two new northbound trips will leave the Renton Transit Center at 6:58 and 9:28 am, and two new southbound trips will leave Convention Place Station at 8:08 and 10:37 am. After leaving the South Renton Park & Ride, northbound trips will run on Shattuck Ave S and S 7th St to Rainier Ave S instead of S Grady Way.

Routes 102, 167, 169

After leaving the South Renton Park & Ride, northbound routes 102, 167 and 169 will run on Shattuck Ave S and S 7th St to Rainier Ave S instead of S Grady Way.

Route 105

On Saturday, three new northbound trips to the Renton Highlands will leave Bay 5 at the Renton Transit Center at 8:37, 9:54 and 10:23 am. On Sunday, one new northbound trip will leave the Renton Transit Center at 9:05 pm.

Route 120

On weekdays, two new southbound peak-period trips to the Burien Transit Center will leave 2nd Ave & Lenora St at 5:05 and 5:59 pm. Three new early evening trips will leave 2nd Ave & Lenora St at 7:18, 7:47 and 8:16 pm. With these changes, buses will come every 15 minutes. Three new northbound trips to downtown Seattle will leave the Burien Transit Center at 5:54, 6:19 and 6:47 pm.

Routes 131, 132

Northbound routes 131 and 132 will be connected to routes 26X and 28X, respectively. The morning and late night Route 131 trips that currently serve White Center will serve the Burien Transit Center instead.

Routes 131, 132

Northbound routes 131 and 132 will be connected to routes 26X and 28X, respectively. The morning and late night Route 131 trips that currently serve White Center will serve the Burien Transit Center instead.

Routes 102, 167, 169

After leaving the South Renton Park & Ride, northbound routes 102, 167 and 169 will run on Shattuck Ave S and S 7th St to Rainier Ave S instead of S Grady Way.

Routes 102, 167, 169

After leaving the South Renton Park & Ride, northbound routes 102, 167 and 169 will run on Shattuck Ave S and S 7th St to Rainier Ave S instead of S Grady Way.

Route 179

Two new northbound trips to downtown Seattle will leave Bay 7 at the Federal Way Transit Center at 6:15 and 7 am. Two new southbound trips to the Twin Lakes Park & Ride will leave 2nd Ave & Pike St in downtown Seattle at 4:33 and 5:24 pm.

Route 190

Two new northbound trips to downtown Seattle will leave the Star Lake Park & Ride at 6 and 7:40 am. Two new southbound trips to the Redondo Heights Park & Ride will leave 2nd Ave & Pike St in downtown Seattle at 4:26 and 5:16 pm.

Route 200

Route 200 will serve Swedish Medical Center on NE Blakely Drive in the Issaquah Highlands. It will no longer run south of SE Bush St on Front St or 2nd Ave SE, or serve the Community Center in downtown Issaquah.

Route 214

One new westbound trip to downtown Seattle will leave Bay 2 at the Issaquah Transit Center at 7:44 am. Also, the westbound trip now leaving Newport Way SW & SW Sunset Way at 7:40 am will leave three minutes later, at 7:43 am.

Route 216

The westbound trip to downtown Seattle that now leaves the Bear Creek Park & Ride at 5:57 am will leave three minutes earlier, at 5:54 am. The eastbound trip that now leaves Pine St & 9th Ave at 5:19 pm will leave three minutes earlier, at 5:16 pm. A new trip will leave the same place at 4:40 pm.

Route 218

A new westbound trip to downtown Seattle will leave Bay 4 at the Issaquah Highlands Park & Ride at 8:41 am. The westbound trip now leaving at 8:37 am will leave three minutes earlier, at 8:34 am.

Route 219

A new westbound trip to downtown Seattle will leave NE Redmond-Fall City Road & 185th Ave NE at 6:09 am. A new eastbound trip to Redmond will leave Pine St & 9th Ave in downtown Seattle at 5:23 pm. The trip that now leaves Pine St & 9th Ave at 4:40 pm will be changed to a Route 216 trip that leaves at the same time.

Route 238

On weekdays, Route 238 will be extended to and from the University of Washington Bothell/Cascadia College and the Woodinville Park & Ride via the same routing as Route 372 (Beardslee Blvd, NE 195th St, 120th Ave NE, 132nd Ave NE, NE 175th St and 138th Pl NE).

Route 240

Two new northbound trips to Bellevue will leave Bay 4 at the Renton Transit Center at 6:25 and 7:46 am. The northbound trip now leaving the Renton Transit Center at 6:35 am will leave 10 minutes later, at 6:45 am. The trip now leaving at 7:38 am will leave 10 minutes earlier, at 7:28 am. One new southbound trip to Renton will leave Bay 1 at the Bellevue Transit Center at 2:25 pm. The southbound trip now leaving the Bellevue Transit Center at 2:35 pm will leave 10 minutes later, at 2:45 pm.

Route 242 (Deleted)

Rider options: Between Ridgecrest and the Northgate TC, use Route 347; between the Northgate TC and SR-520, use ST Route 555; between the Northgate TC and Green Lake P&R, use Route 63; between the Green Lake P&R and Overlake, use ST Route 542; between the SR-520 freeway stations and Overlake P&R, use ST routes 541, 542 or 545.

Route 255

One new westbound trip to downtown Seattle will leave 6th Ave & 6th St in Kirkland at 7:18 am. The westbound trip that now leaves the Totem Lake Transit Center at 7 am will leave three minutes later, at 7:03 am. The westbound trip that now leaves 6th Ave & 6th St in Kirkland at 7:29 am will leave one minute later, at 7:30 am. One new eastbound trip to the Brickyard Park & Ride will leave Bay A at the Chinatown/International District Station at 5:03 pm. The eastbound trip that now leaves Bay A at 5:06 am will leave three minutes later, at 5:09 am. The eastbound trip that now leaves at 5:14 pm will leave one minute later, at 5:15 pm. In the downtown Seattle transit tunnel, Route 255 will move from Bay B to Bay A.

Route 301

One new southbound trip will leave Bay 1 at the Aurora Village Transit Center at 7:23 am. This trip will not serve the Richmond Highlands. The southbound trip that now leaves at 7:17 am will leave two minutes earlier, at 7:15 am. The southbound trip that now leaves at 7:30 am will leave one minute later, at 7:31 am. One new northbound trip to the Aurora Village Transit Center will leave 4th Ave S & S Jackson St at 3:45 pm.

Route 309

Afternoon northbound trips to the Kenmore Park & Ride will run on Seneca St, 8th Ave and Virginia St to Fairview Ave N and will not serve Boren Ave between Seneca St and Fairview Ave N.

Route 316

Five new trips will be added: three in the morning to downtown Seattle and two in the afternoon to Meridian Park.

Routes 331, 342

At the Aurora Village Transit Center, eastbound Route 331 trips to Shoreline Community College and southbound Route 342 trips to the Renton Transit Center will leave from Bay 6 instead of Bay 4.

Routes 331, 342

At the Aurora Village Transit Center, eastbound Route 331 trips to Shoreline Community College and southbound Route 342 trips to the Renton Transit Center will leave from Bay 6 instead of Bay 4.

Route 355

During the morning peak period, southbound trips to downtown Seattle will use NE 50th St and Roosevelt Way NE in the University District, and serve the southbound bus stop southbound on Roosevelt Way NE just south of NE 50th St. It will no longer run on NE 45th St between I-5 and Roosevelt Way NE.

Route 372

This route will no longer serve areas east of the University of Washington Bothell/Cascadia CC campus.

Rider options: Use Route 238 between the campus and Woodinville Park & Ride. Southbound service will begin at either the campus or the Kenmore Park & Ride. On weekends, Route 372 will run between Lake City and the University District only. New southbound express stops will be added on Lake City Way at NE 115th St and 24th Ave NE, and on Ravenna Ave NE at NE 98th and NE 86th streets. Northbound express stops will be added on Ravenna Ave NE at NE 83rd and NE 90th streets, and on Lake City Way NE at 24th Ave NE and NE 115th St. During the peak periods, buses will come every 4-15 minutes instead of every 15-30 minutes. During midday, buses will come every 15 minutes instead of every 30 minutes. At night, buses will come every 30 minutes until around 1 am. On the weekend, buses will come every 15-30 minutes all day on Saturday and every 30 minutes all day on Sunday.

Watch a video about how to transfer between Route 372 and Link light rail at University of Washington Station.

Route 373

Route 373 will use 15th Ave NE (south of NE 40th St) and NE Pacific St, and will serve the University of Washington Link station. It will no longer serve Stevens Way on the University of Washington campus. Trips will be added during the peak period, so buses will come more often. New southbound express stops will be added on 15th Ave NE at NE 104th, NE 94th, NE 82nd St and NE 75th St. Northbound express stops will be added on 15th Ave NE at NE 75th St, NE 85th St, NE 95th St and NE 103rd St.

Watch a video about how to transfer between Route 372 and Link light rail at University of Washington Station.

DART Route 915

On weekdays during midday, buses will come every 60 minutes. Eastbound trips to Enumclaw will leave Bay 2 at the Auburn Transit Center at 8:14 am, 9:14 am, 10:14 am, 11:14 am, 12:14 pm, 1:14 pm, 2:14 pm, and 3:14 pm. Westbound trips to the Auburn Transit Center will leave Griffin Ave & Wells St in Enumclaw at 9:26 am, 10:26 am, 11:26 am, 12:26 pm, 1:26 pm, 2:26 pm, 3:26 pm and 4:26 pm. The downtown Auburn DART service area bounded by 1st St SE/SW, 3rd St NE/NW, A St SE/Auburn Ave and A St NW/SW will be eliminated.

DART Route 931

The DART Route 931 service area will be extended east from 120th Ave NE in Bothell to NE Woodinville Duvall Road between NE 195th St and NE 175th St in Woodinville.

View our video series to see the many destinations Metro buses can take you from the new UW and Capitol Hill Link stations. Watch now.

Suburban King County Metro bus improvements

Metro is making service and reliability investments to more than three dozen routes serving suburban King County and parts of Seattle, drawing on WSDOT grant funds, City of Seattle partnership funds, diesel savings and higher than projected sales tax revenue collections.

  • Added trips: routes 77, 101, 102, 120, 179, 190, 214, 216, 218, 219, 240, 255, 301, 316, 372 and RapidRide E Line.
  • Reliability improvements: 101, 102, 105, 111, 114, 128, 131, 132, 166, 167, 168, 177, 178, 179, 180, 190, 192, 193, 216, 218, 219, 240, 245, 257, 268, 269, 277, 301, 309, 311, 316, RapidRide E Line and improved frequency on Route 915.