Northgate Link is Coming!

by | Aug 19, 2021 | Business Owners, News

Countdown to Northgate Link Opening








Beginning October 2nd, travelers in Seattle will have access to three new light rail stations and new ways to walk or roll around each one! Find information about route changes, access improvements, and what closures may impact commuters here. Climate-friendly modes of travel are key to avoiding gridlock and reaching the city’s sustainability goals, so Commute Seattle is here to help!

“Sound Transit’s Link light rail system is now running on 100 percent carbon-free electricity, making it the first major light rail system in the country to achieve this milestone.” Read Full Article

How to Support Commuters:

  • Offer incentives for those who commit to climate-friendly modes of traveling
  • Make transit accessible by providing ORCA passes
  • Promote bicycle perks and amenities
  • Change parking policy to prioritize bikes/e-bikes, Vanpool, carpool, and visitors

Contact Commute Seattle for details!

How We Can Help

We can help your business craft customized commute solutions. We offer free consulting services to any business in Downtown Seattle. Services include but are not limited to employee surveys, policy crafting, implementation, management tools and educational seminars.

Closures & Projects You Should Know About:

Northgate Link Facts:


  • Length: 4.3 miles; 3 stations
  • Service: Every 8 minutes during peak hours.
  • Projected ridership: 41,000 – 49,000 daily riders by 2022
  • Projected travel times:
      • Northgate to University of Washington – 7 minutes
      • Northgate to U District Station – 5 minutes
      • Northgate to Westlake – 14 minutes
      • U District to Westlake – 8 minutes

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Talk to Zarina Infante
Program Manager

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