Sound Transit launches new Edmonds Station for train commuters

Calling it “just the kind of access that’s key for our community,” Edmonds Mayor Mike Cooper and other dignitaries gathered Friday morning to dedicate the new Edmonds Sound Transit rail station directly across from the Edmonds ferry terminal. Edmonds Sounder train riders had been using a temporary station located south of the Amtrak station while…

Community Transit asks people to ‘Buy Local for Transit’

With the arrival of the holiday shopping season, Community Transit is asking people to “Buy Local for Transit.” This long-term effort is designed to encourage people to shop in their communities, strengthening local businesses and increasing local tax revenues, which supports public transportation. Community Transit is funded primarily through a portion of retail sales taxes…

Sound Transit breaks ground on new Edmonds commuter station

Sound Transit Wednesday celebrated breaking ground on the first phase of construction of a new Sounder commuter train station in Edmonds. The transit hub, scheduled to open next spring, will replace a temporary structure south of the Amtrak station with a new east platform, passenger shelter, re-paved parking area, upgraded lighting, and secured storage for…