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Metro Transit Special Rider Alert, September 2005
Bus and Routing changes in numerical order
Routes 1 through 79

Routes listed below will have changes that may affect your travel. For detailed route and schedule information, please pick up a new RED timetable.

This pages contains routes 1 through 79.

See routes 101 - 196, routes 210 - 271 and routes 301 - 921.

Bus routes in bold have changes to boarding locations.

Δ =

Major changes to downtown boarding & drop-off locations.

* =

New alternating stops along 3rd Ave. between Stewart & S. Jackson streets. Buses no longer stop at every stop on 3rd Ave. Most other downtown boarding locations will not change.

+ =

Minor change in bus routing that will change some downtown boarding locations. Other downtown boarding locations will not change.

=

Changes to BTC bay assignment, other stops will not change.

Route

Change

1*

Board Route 1 to Queen Anne:
• Northbound on Prefontaine Pl. S just south of Yesler Way,
• Northbound on 3rd Ave. at Cherry, Seneca or Pike St.

2*

Significant changes to evening and Sunday schedules.
• Board Route 2 to Queen Anne northbound on 3rd Ave. at Pike St.
• Board Route 2 to Madrona southbound on 3rd Ave. at Pine or Union St.

2E*

Board Route 2 Express to Queen Anne northbound on:
• Prefontaine Pl. S. just south of Yesler Way
• 3rd Ave. at Cherry, Seneca or Pike St.

3*,
4*

Significant changes to evening and Sunday schedules.
• Board routes 3 or 4 to Queen Anne northbound on 3rd Ave. at Cherry, Seneca or Pike St.
• Board Route 3 to First Hill or Route 4 to Judkins Park southbound on 3rd Ave. at Pine, Union or Marion St.

5

Significant changes to evening schedules.

7*,
7E*

Board routes 7 and 7E to Rainier Beach southbound on:
• 3rd Ave. at Union, Marion or James St.
• 3rd Ave. S. at S. Main St. (last 7 Express stop in downtown)

14*

Board Route 14 to Summit northbound on:
• Prefontaine Pl. S. just south of Yesler Way
• 3rd Ave. at Cherry or Seneca St.

Board Route 14 to Mount Baker southbound on:
• 3rd Ave. at Union, Marion or James St.
• 3rd Ave. S. at S. Main St.

15

Significant changes to evening schedules.

16*

Board Route 16 to Northgate northbound on 3rd Ave. at Cherry, Seneca or Pike St.

17

One outbound afternoon local trip has been cancelled. One afternoon express trip has been added.

18

Significant changes to evening schedules.

21

Significant changes to early morning and evening schedules. One inbound early evening trip has been added.

25*

Board Route 25 to Laurelhurst northbound on 3rd Ave. at Cherry, Seneca or Pike St.
One outbound morning trip and one inbound afternoon trip have been cancelled.

26Δ,
26EΔ

Board routes 26 and 26E to Greenlake northbound on:
• 4th Ave. S. just north of S. Jackson St. (transit island)
• Prefontaine Pl. S. just south of Yesler Way
• 3rd Ave. at Cherry, Seneca, Pike or Virginia St.
• 3rd Ave. at Bell St. (Rt 26E only)

Buses travelling to downtown Seattle will use 3rd Ave.

27*

Board Route 27 to Colman Park southbound on 3rd Ave. at Pine, Union, Marion or James St.
One outbound morning trip and one afternoon inbound trip have been cancelled.

28Δ,
28EΔ

Board routes 28 and 28E to Broadview northbound on:
• 4th Ave. S. just north of S. Jackson St. (transit island)
• Prefontaine Pl. S. just south of Yesler Way
• 3rd Ave. at Cherry, Seneca, Pike or Virginia St.
• 3rd Ave. at Bell St. (Rt 28E only)

Buses travelling to downtown Seattle will use 3rd Ave.

31

The timepoint "UW HUB" will show estimated times. Route 31 may depart the HUB a few minutes earlier or later than the printed time shown.

32E*

Board Route 32E to Rainier Beach southbound on:
• 3rd Ave. at Pine, Union, Marion or James St.
• 3rd Ave. S. at S. Main St. (last stop in downtown)

One inbound morning trip has been cancelled.

33

Afternoon trips will no longer stop on 1st Ave. S. at S. Jackson St. or on S. Washington St. at 4th Ave. S. Afternoon trips start from northbound on 4th Ave. S. just south of S. Jackson St. In Discovery Park, buses will travel via Texas Way and serve the Army Reserve facility.

34EΔ

Board Route 34E to Rainier Beach southbound on:
• 3rd Ave. at Pine, Union, Marion or James St.
• 3rd Ave. S. at S. Main St. (last stop in downtown)

Buses travelling to downtown Seattle will use 3rd Ave.

36*

Board Route 36 to Jefferson Park or Rainier Beach southbound on:
• 3rd Ave. at Pine, Union, Marion or James St.
• 3rd Ave. S. at S. Main St.

37E

Changes to the afternoon schedule.
Buses to downtown Seattle will no longer stop on 1st Ave. S. at Railroad Way S.

39Δ

Board Route 39 to Rainier Beach southbound on:
• 3rd Ave. at Bell, Virginia, Pine, Union, Marion or James St.
• 3rd Ave. S. at S. Main St. (last stop in downtown)

Buses travelling to downtown Seattle will use 3rd Ave.
One afternoon trip has been cancelled.

41Δ

Board Route 41 to Northgate or Lake City:
• Northbound on 4th Ave. S. just north of S. Jackson St. (transit island)
• Northbound on 3rd Ave. at James, Madison, Union or Pine St.
• Eastbound on Virginia St. just east of 5th Ave.
• Southbound on 9th Ave. between Stewart and Howell St. (last stop in downtown)

Route 41 will no longer serve Olive Way. Buses travelling to downtown Seattle will use 3rd Ave.

42Δ,
42EΔ

Board routes 42 and 42E to Rainier View southbound on:
• 3rd Ave. at Bell, Virginia, Pine, Union, Marion or James St.
• 3rd Ave. S. at S. Main St. (last stop in downtown)

Buses travelling to downtown Seattle will use 3rd Ave.
One late night trip to downtown has been cancelled. One late night trip to Rainier View has been added.

48

One southbound morning trip to the UW has been added.

49*

Early mornings, late evenings and all day Sunday and holidays, board Rt 49 to the University District northbound on:
• Prefontaine Pl. S. just south of Yesler Way
• 3rd Ave. at Cherry or Seneca St.

At all other times, ride any bus northbound on 3rd Ave. and transfer to Route 49 eastbound on Pike St. at 4th Ave.

54

Significant changes to evening schedules.

55

The early morning shuttle to the Alaska Junction trip has been cancelled.

56

Significant changes to evening schedules.

65

Changes to weekday morning and Saturday schedules.

66*

Board Route 66 to Northgate P&R northbound on 3rd Ave. at Cherry, Seneca or Pike St.

68

Additional morning and evening service. The timepoint "UW HUB" now shows estimated times. Route 68 may depart the HUB a few minutes earlier or later than the printed time shown.

70*

Board Route 70 to the University District northbound on:
• Prefontaine Pl. S. just south of Yesler Way
• 3rd Ave. at Cherry, Seneca or Pike St

71Δ,
72Δ,
73Δ

Board routes 71, 72 and 73, Local and Express:
• Westbound on S. Jackson St. just east of 4th Ave S.
• Northbound on 3rd Ave. at James, Madison, Union or Pine St.
• Eastbound on Virginia St. just east of 5th Ave.

Express only: Also board routes 71, 72 and 73 Express southbound on 9th Ave. between Stewart and Howell St. (last stop in downtown)
Buses travelling to downtown Seattle will use 3rd Ave.

74E*

Board Route 74E to Sand Point southbound on 3rd Ave. at Pike, Seneca or Columbia St. Other downtown stops will not change.

75

Morning and evening service has been added.

76*,
77*,
79*

Board routes 76, 77 and 79 southbound on 3rd Ave. at Pike, Seneca or Columbia St. Other downtown stops will not change.