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Metro Schedule and Route Revisions,
September 2009

Below is a numerical listing of affected routes throughout Metro's service area. Pick up a new light purple timetable for complete route and schedule information.

Route

Service Revisions Effective Saturday, Sept 19

1

Route 1 will operate as a shuttle all day Sunday. It will continue to operate as a shuttle after 7 pm Monday through Saturday.

2

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A new southbound Route 2 trip from downtown Seattle to Madrona will leave 3rd Ave & Union St at 5:36 pm. This improvement is funded through a Transit Now service partnership of Metro and the City of Seattle.

7E

Route 7 Express will be reduced to operate five morning trips to downtown Seattle and five afternoon trips to Rainier Beach/Prentice St on weekdays. Northbound Route 7 Express trips to downtown Seattle will serve a new express stop at Rainier Ave S & S Forest St at the new Mt Baker TC, Bay 1, and will no longer serve the express stop at Rainier Ave S & S McClellan St. Southbound Route 7 express stops will not change.

8

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Route 8 will be extended seven days a week between Capitol Hill and Rainier Beach via the Central District and Martin Luther King Jr Way S, replacing portions of routes 42 and 48. Service frequency on Route 8 will improve to every 15 minutes during weekday peak periods. Route 8 will also serve the new Mt Baker TC. Southbound Route 8 to Rainier Beach will serve Bay 2, and northbound Route 8 to the Seattle Center will serve Bay 1. Refer to the map of the Mt Baker Transit Center for more information. These improvements are funded in part through a Transit Now service partnership of Metro and the City of Seattle.

9

Route 9 will be extended to the Rainier Beach Link Station at Martin Luther King Jr Way S and S Henderson St. Route 9 will continue to serve Rainier Beach at the bus stop westbound on S Henderson St just west of Rainier Ave S, but will no longer serve the bus stops on Rainier Ave S between S Henderson St and Seward Park Ave S, on Seward Park Ave S between Rainier Ave S and S Henderson St, or on S Henderson St between Seward Park Ave S and Rainier Ave S. Northbound Route 9 trips to Broadway will serve a new express stop at Rainier Ave S & S Forest St at the new Mt Baker TC, Bay 1, and will no longer serve the express stops on Rainier Ave S at S McClellan and S Dearborn streets. Southbound Route 9 trips to the Rainier Beach Link Station will no longer serve the express stop at Rainier Ave S & S Lane St (S Dearborn St).

13

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Northbound Route 13 to Seattle Pacific University will have two new round trips leaving 3rd Ave & Pike St at 5:04 pm and 11:45 pm with return trips leaving SPU at 5:55 pm and 12:20 am. This improvement is funded through a Transit Now service partnership of Metro and the City of Seattle.

14

Route 14 will be extended to serve Bay 3 at the new Mt Baker Transit Center traveling to and from Mt Rainier Dr S & S Hanford St. Evening Route 14 trips after about 11 pm daily will begin and end at the Mt Baker TC, Bay 3, and will not serve Mt Rainier Drive S or S McClellan St east of 31st Ave S. Refer to the map of the Mt Baker Transit Center for more information.

17

Route 17 local trips will no longer serve bus stops northbound on 4th Ave S just north of S Royal Brougham Way and just north of S Jackson St at the transit island. Route 17 express trips will continue to serve the transit island northbound on 4th Ave S just north of S Jackson St. Route 17 local to Sunset Hill will be connected with Route 27 from Yesler Way and will operate on 3rd Ave serving the bus stops at Columbia, Seneca and Pike streets.

23

Route 23 to and from White Center will be connected with routes 26 and 28 instead of Route 17. Route 23 will continue to operate southbound on 3rd Ave serving the bus stops at Bell, Virginia, Pine, Union, Marion, James and S Main streets.

25

Southbound Route 25 to downtown Seattle will no longer operate via 3rd Ave. Instead, Route 25 will be connected with Route 37 and will operate on 2nd Ave, serving the bus stops at Pike, Seneca, Marion and James streets. Some Route 25 trips terminate on 2nd Ave at Pike St. Route 25 to Laurelhurst continues to operate via 3rd Ave.

26

Route 26 to downtown Seattle will be connected with Route 23, and new Route 124 instead of Route 42. Route 26 will continue to operate southbound on 3rd Ave serving the bus stops at Bell, Virginia, Pine, Union, Marion, James and S Main streets. Route 26 to East Green Lake continues to operate via 3rd Ave.

27

Route 27 to Downtown Seattle will now be connected with Route 17 instead of Route 25. Route 27 will no longer serve the bus stops on Stewart St at Yale, 9th and 7th avenues, but continues to operate via southbound 3rd Ave.

28

Southbound Route 28 to downtown Seattle will be connected with Route 23 and new Route 124. Route 28 will continue to operate southbound on 3rd Ave serving the bus stops at Bell, Virginia, Pine, Union, Marion, James and S Main streets. Route 28 to Broadview continues to operate via 3rd Ave.

32

Route 32 will be discontinued. For alternative service from south Beacon Hill to downtown Seattle, see Route 106.

33

Route 33 to downtown Seattle will no longer operate via 2nd Ave. Instead, Route 33 will be connected with Route 39 and will operate on 3rd Ave serving the bus stops at Cedar, Bell, Virginia, Pine, Union, Marion, James and S Main streets. Route 33 to Magnolia continues to operate via 4th Ave.

34

Route 34 will be reduced to operate three morning and three afternoon peak-period trips on weekdays. Northbound Route 34 trips to downtown Seattle will serve a new express stop at Rainier Ave S & S Forest St at the new Mt Baker TC, Bay 1, and will no longer serve the express stop at Rainier Ave S & S McClellan St.

36

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Route 36 will end at 39th Ave S & S Myrtle St, near the Othello Link Station and will no longer serve south Beacon Hill and Rainier Beach. Route 106 will provide service between Rainier Ave S & S Henderson St and Beacon Ave S & S Myrtle St. Also, Route 36 evening and Sunday service will no longer serve the Veterans Administration Medical Center and S Columbian Way, but instead will operate at all times on Beacon Ave S.

Route 36 trolley trips that operate between Beacon Ave S & S Myrtle St and 39th Ave S & S Myrtle St are funded by Transit Now.

37

Route 37 to downtown Seattle will no longer operate via 4th Ave. Instead, Route 37 will be connected with Route 25 during the morning peak period and will operate on 3rd Ave serving the bus stops at James, Madison, Union and Pine streets.

38

Route 38 will operate every 20 minutes Monday through Saturday from 8:30 am to 4 pm between Beacon Hill and the Mount Baker TC. Route 38 will no longer operate on Sundays. At the Mount Baker TC, westbound Route 38 to Beacon Hill will serve Bay 2. Refer to the map of the Mt Baker Transit Center for more information.

Route 38 will no longer operate between Beacon Hill (Beacon Ave S & S Lander St) and SODO (4th Ave S & S Lander St). Service between these destinations will be available via Link light rail.

39

Route 39 will no longer operate south of S Othello St to and from Rainier Beach. Instead, it will operate via S Othello St to and from the Othello Link Station.

Northbound Route 39 to downtown Seattle will no longer operate on 3rd Ave. Instead, Route 39 will be connected with Route 33 and will operate on 4th Ave S stopping at S Jackson St, and on 4th Ave serving the bus stops at James, Madison, University and Pike streets.

42

Route 42 will operate hourly on weekdays only between 3rd Ave S & S Main St in Pioneer Square and Columbia City at 36th Ave S & S Oregon St. Route 42 will no longer operate south of S Alaska St to Rainier View. Route 8 and Link light rail will provide alternative service along Martin Luther King Jr Way S. Route 107 will provide service to Rainier View.

42E

Route 42 Express is discontinued due to duplication of service with Link. Route 107 provides service to Rainier View, and Route 8 provides service along Martin Luther King Jr Way S.

48

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Route 48 will no longer operate south of S McClellan St to Columbia City or Rainier Beach. Instead, it will end at the Mount Baker Transit Center at Rainier Ave S & S Forest St. Route 8 provides service along Martin Luther King Jr Way S north of S Forest St. At the Mount Baker TC, Route 48 to the U-District and Loyal Heights will serve Bay 2.

On weekday evenings, service frequency on Route 48 will improve to every 15 minutes until about 10:30 pm. This improvement is funded through a Transit Now service partnership of Metro and the City of Seattle.

60

Northbound Route 60 from White Center to Capitol Hill will have two new morning peak-period trips arriving at 10th Ave E & E Mercer St at 5:55 am and 6:25 am.

71E, 72E, 73E, 74E

Southbound routes 71, 72, 73 and 74 express trips traveling via the I-5 reversible lanes to downtown Seattle will serve the bus stop westbound on NE 40th St just east of 7th Ave NE in the U-District.

101, 102

Route 101 trips that operate to and from Fairwood during the morning and afternoon peak periods will be renumbered Route 102. There will be no changes to the current routing, bus stops or level of service.

106

Route 106 will serve S Henderson St, the Rainier Beach Link Station, south Beacon Hill and Georgetown. Route 106 will replace routes 32 and 36 between Rainier Ave S & S Henderson St and Beacon Ave S & S Myrtle St.

Route 106 will no longer serve Rainier Ave S between S Henderson St and S Othello St, or S Othello St between Rainier Ave S and Beacon Ave S. Route 36 will provide service on S Othello St between Martin Luther King Jr Way S and Beacon Ave S. Route 39 will provide service on S Othello St between Seward Park Ave S and Martin Luther King Jr Way S.

Service frequency on northbound Route 106 trips to downtown Seattle will improve to every 15 minutes until 9:30 am weekdays. Southbound Route 106 trips to Renton will also improve to every 15 minutes from 2 to 5:30 pm weekdays. Southbound Route 106 to Renton will operate earlier weekday morning service, including a new early trip leaving 9th Ave & Olive Way at 1:13 am.

107

Route 107 will serve West Hill, Skyway, Rainier View and the Rainier Beach Link Station. Route 107 will no longer operate via Rainier Ave S and Cornell Ave S between Seward Park Ave S and S 114th St. Route 107 will replace the southern portion of Route 42 in Rainier View between 51st Ave S & Renton Ave S and 59th Ave S & Beacon Ave S. Route 107 will also replace Route 42 Express service along Renton Ave S between 51st Ave S and S Henderson St.

118

The northbound Route 118 trip leaving Burton at 5:51 am will leave earlier at 5:41 am to connect with the Vashon-to-Seattle passenger-only ferry at 6:10 am. Also, the Route 118 trip leaving Tahlequah at 6:34 am will leave at 6:29 am to connect with the passenger-only ferry at 7:10 am. A new southbound Route 118 trip to Tahlequah will leave the Vashon ferry dock at 7 pm, and a new northbound Route 118 trip to the Vashon ferry dock will leave Tahlequah at 7:40 pm.

124 New

New Route 124 will replace Route 174 service between the Tukwila International Blvd Link Station and downtown Seattle. Northbound Route 124 to downtown Seattle will serve Bay 3 at the Link station. Southbound Route 124 from downtown Seattle to the Link station will operate on 3rd Ave serving stops at Bell, Virginia, Pine, Union, Marion, James and S Main streets. Route 124 will be connected with routes 26 and 28.

126

Route 126 will be discontinued due to low ridership and duplication of service with Link. Route 154 will provide service to E Marginal Way.

129 New

New Route 129 will operate five morning and five afternoon weekday peak-period trips between the Tukwila/International Blvd Link Station and Riverton Heights. Route 129 will serve Bay 3 at the Link station.

154

Route 154 will no longer operate between Tukwila and Auburn. Route 154 will operate four morning and four afternoon peak-period trips between the Tukwila Sounder Station and Federal Center South. Northbound Route 154 trips to Federal Center South will leave the Tukwila Sounder Station at 5:39 am, 6:21 am, 6:46 am and 7:36 am, five minutes after the scheduled arrival of the northbound Sounder trains. Southbound Route 154 trips will arrive at the Tukwila Sounder Station at 3:30 pm, 3:55 pm, 4:25 pm and 5:17 pm, seven minutes before the scheduled departure of the southbound Sounder trains.

167

Route 167 will no longer serve the Coal Creek and Wilburton freeway stations. Eliminating these stops will allow Route 167 buses to use the HOV lanes on I-405 in Bellevue.

168

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On weekdays, Route 168 to Kent Station will be extended to serve SE 272nd St and Kent-Kangley Rd between SR-169/Maple Valley Black Diamond Rd and 192nd Ave SE. This improvement is funded by Transit Now.

170

Route 170 is discontinued. New Route 129 will provide service on S 144th St and 24th Ave S in SeaTac.

174

Route 174 will operate between the Federal Way/S 320th St P&R and the Tukwila International Blvd Link Station only. It will no longer serve the terminal at Sea-Tac Airport, so customers should use bus stops on International Blvd to access the airport. Link or new Metro Route 124 will provide service between the Link station and downtown Seattle.

Revised Route 174 peak-period service will be improved to every 15 minutes from 6 to 8 am and 3 to 6 pm. Southbound Route 174 trips to Federal Way will serve Bay 2 at the Link station.

179

Route 179 will operate through the Federal Way TC. At the Federal Way TC, northbound Route 179 to downtown Seattle will serve Bay 8, and southbound Route 179 trips to Twin Lakes will serve Bay 2. Two morning and two afternoon peak-period trips will be discontinued. The existing span of service will be maintained, but service will be reduced to every 30 minutes from 6 and 7 am, every 20 minutes from 4 to 5 pm, and every 40 minutes after 6 pm.

191

Route 191 will be discontinued. Service will be provided by Route 174, which connects with Link at the Tukwila International Blvd Link Station for service to/from downtown Seattle.

196

Two morning and two afternoon Route 196 peak-period trips will be discontinued. The existing span of service will be maintained but service will be reduced to every 20-30 minutes from 5:55 to 7:15 am, and from 4:15 to 5:40 pm.

230

Beginning Saturday, Sept. 19, the Kirkland Transit Center will close for about one year due to a construction project on 3rd St between Central Way and Kirkland Ave. During that time, northbound Route 230 trips to Totem Lake/Kingsgate P&R will instead serve a temporary stop eastbound on Central Way just east of 3rd St. Southbound Route 230 trips to Bellevue/Redmond will serve the bus stops southbound on 6th St just south of 4th Ave and westbound on Kirkland Way just west of 6th St.

234

During construction at the Kirkland TC, northbound Route 234 will also not serve the bus stop westbound on Kirkland Way just west of 6th St. Instead, northbound Route 234 trips to Kenmore will serve the temporary stops northbound on 6th St just north of Kirkland Way and westbound on Central Way just east of 3rd St. Southbound Route 234 trips to Bellevue will serve the temporary stop eastbound on Central Way just east of 3rd St and the bus stop southbound on 6th St just south of 4th Ave.

236

During construction at the Kirkland TC, northbound Route 236 trips to Woodinville will begin at the temporary stop westbound on Central Way just east of 3rd St. Southbound Route 236 trips to Kirkland will end at the temporary stop eastbound on Central Way just east of 3rd St.

238

During construction at the Kirkland TC, northbound Route 238 trips to Bothell will serve the temporary stop eastbound on Central Way just east of 3rd St and the bus stop southbound on 6th St just south of 4th Ave. Southbound Route 238 trips to Kirkland will end at the temporary stop westbound on Central Way just west of 4th St.

244

The express segment of Route 244 will be discontinued. Route 244 will make all stops, in both directions, on 148th Ave NE between Willows Rd NE and NE 51st St.

245

During construction at the Kirkland TC, northbound Route 245 trips to Kirkland will serve the temporary stop northbound on 6th St just north of Kirkland Way. Southbound Route 245 trips to Factoria will serve the bus stop southbound on 6th St just south of 4th Ave.

Route 245 service frequency will improve to every 15 minutes during the morning and afternoon peak periods.

248

During construction at the Kirkland TC, eastbound Route 248 trips to Avondale via Redmond will begin at the temporary stop eastbound on Central Way just east of 3rd St. Westbound Route 248 trips to Kirkland will end at the temporary stop eastbound on Central Way just east of 3rd St.

255

During construction at the Kirkland TC, northbound Route 255 trips to Totem Lake/Kingsgate P&R will serve the bus stops on 6th St S north of NE 68th St, and the temporary stops northbound on 6th St just north of Kirkland Way and westbound on Central Way just east of 3rd St.

Southbound Route 255 trips to downtown Seattle will serve the temporary stop eastbound on Central Way just east of 3rd St, and the bus stops southbound on 6th St and 6th St S.

265

The first westbound Route 265 trip to downtown Seattle leaving the Redmond Transit Center at 5:39 am and the last eastbound Route 265 trip to Redmond leaving 5th Ave S & S Jackson St in downtown Seattle at 6:53 pm will be discontinued.

266

The first westbound Route 266 trip to downtown Seattle leaving the Redmond Transit Center at 5:40 am and the last eastbound Route 266 trip to Redmond leaving 5th Ave S & S Jackson St at 6:36 pm will be discontinued.

913 New

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New DART Route 913 will operate between the Riverview and Lakes neighborhoods in west Kent and Kent Station in downtown Kent. Route 913 will operate every 30 minutes Monday through Saturday from about 6 am to 7 pm. Route 913 trips to downtown Kent will be scheduled to provide adequate transfer time to/from Sounder service at Kent Station. Route 913 is funded through a Transit Now service partnership of Metro and the City of Kent.

Updated Sept. 9, 2009