From King County Metro Transit <[email protected]>
Subject Metro Weekend Update – Check service impacts during Seafair, Umoja, Magnolia and Lake City Festivals; construction reroutes; and more;
Date August 6, 2022 2:03 AM
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Remember,??It?s a great day to ride Metro? [ [link removed] ]?to get to events and activities where there is often traffic congestion and limited parking.






Weekend Service Impacts

* Overnight Construction Reroute [ [link removed] ]?for* Routes ST 542 and ST 545*; transit service to Redmond will be rerouted and will not serve the stop on the SR 520 ramp just south of NE 40th St from Friday, August 5 at 10 p.m. to Saturday, August 6 at 5 a.m.;
* Weekend Construction Reroute [ [link removed] ]?for *Routes 372 and ST 522*; transit service will be rerouted in both directions during the closure of Kaysner Way in Bothell from Friday, August 5 at 9 p.m. to Monday, August 8 at 5 a.m.;
* Overnight Construction Reroute [ [link removed] ]?for *Routes 225 and 239*; transit service will be rerouted in both directions off Totem Lake Blvd from Friday, August 5 at 10 p.m. to Saturday, August 6 at 5 a.m.;
* Event Reroute [ [link removed] ]?for *Routes 20, 65, 75, 372, and ST 522*; transit service will be rerouted during the Lake City Summer Parade on Saturday, August 6 from start of service to 10 p.m.;
* Event Reroute [ [link removed] ]?for *Routes 2, 3, 4, 8, 14, 27, and* 48;transit service will be rerouted during the Umoja Festival Parade?on Saturday, August 6 from 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.;
* Event Reroute [ [link removed] ]?for?*Routes 24, and 31*;?transit service will be rerouted during the Magnolia Seafair Summerfest Parade?on Saturday, August 6 from start of service to 1 p.m.;

*All Service Alerts* [ [link removed] ]


Service Reminders

* Take transit to all your sport events in Seattle this weekend. Metro and Link Light rail serves riders heading to T-Mobile Park or Lumen Field and the Seattle Center Monorail and Metro routes like the RapidRide D Line serves The Climate Pledge arena.?
* Mariners will be playing all weekend at T-Mobile Park with a double header on Saturday.?First pitches are scheduled for Friday at 7:10 p.m., Saturday at 1:10 p.m. and 7:10 p.m., and Sunday at 1:10 p.m.;?
* The Seahawks will have a training camp session at Lumen Field on Saturday at 2 p.m.;?
* OL Reign will have a match on Sunday at 3 p.m. at Lumen Field;
* Sue Bird will play her final regular season game for the Storm on Sunday at 12 p.m. at Climate Pledge Arena;

* Seattle Center Monorail [ [link removed] ]?will operate on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until 11 p.m. each night. The Monorail will depart approximately every 10 minutes;
* Get out into nature this weekend and take?Trailhead Direct service [ [link removed] ]?to Mt. Si, Little Si and Mt. Tenriffe;
* Temporary Bus Stop Relocation [ [link removed] ]?for Trailhead Direct Mt. Si;?Spring St & 4th Ave (EB) #1270, just east of 4th Ave, is temporarily relocated to?Spring St just east of 5th Ave from June 1 to August 30;

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West Seattle Water Taxi and #773 and #775 shuttles are operating on the?summer schedule [ [link removed] ], offering midday crossings 7 days a week, plus late options Fridays and Saturdays;?


* We recommend customers arrive at their bus stop a few minutes before the scheduled departure time of their trip;
* Remember, it's free and easy to?sign up for?email or text alerts [ [link removed] ]?about King County Metro service. Alerts can be tailored to your favorite route(s).
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Weekend Kickoff

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Weekend festivals ahead: Grab a ride and forget about parking... [ #fest ]


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Artists wanted! Create a Metro bus shelter photomural [ #a ]

Weekend festivals ahead: Grab a ride and forget about parking...
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The?Seafair Weekend Festival [ [link removed] ]?will be at?Genesee Park [ [link removed] ]. Riders should plan for street closures and large crowds.

Take Seafair?s free round-trip shuttle service from the Columbia City Link Station to Genesee Park, Friday through Sunday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. King County Metro Routes 7, 9, and 50 also serve the area.?


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UMOJA FEST AFRICATOWN HERITAGE FESTIVAL &amp; PARADE Saturday, August 5-7th, 2022 Judkins Park Seattle, WA

Umoja Fest [ [link removed] ]?will be in Judkins Park and will celebrate Black heritage and culture in King County. If you're going, swing by and see the "Black Lives Matter Metro bus on display Saturday"!

*Routes 2, 3, 4, 8, 14, 27, and 48* will be rerouted for the parade on Saturday afternoon. Visit the?Service Advisories [ [link removed] ]?page for details.





The Magnolia Summerfest [ [link removed] ]?is a yearly?summer festival and parade?this Friday through Sunday.?

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*Routes 24 and 31*?will be rerouted for the parade on Saturday morning. Visit the?Service Advisories [ [link removed] ]?page for details.


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Lake City Summer Festival and Parade with image of indigenous style art of person in a canoe

This festival [ [link removed] ]?features parades, live music, salmon bake and other community activities. "King County Metro's electric coach will be available to explore in the in 'Big Truck Explorer Zone'.?"

*Routes 20, 65, 75, 372, and ST 522?*will be rerouted for the parade on Saturday. Visit the?Service Advisories [ [link removed] ]?page for details.


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Artists wanted! Create a Metro bus shelter photomural

Are you a photographer or artist interested in adding beauty to a King County Metro bus shelter? Metro is again teaming up with Photographic Center Northwest (PCNW) in a call for images to be installed as public art in our bus shelters.

The theme for this year?s Photomural Art Call is ?Show Us Your World?Cultural Heritage.??Entries can be submitted starting?*July 25 through Aug. 26*, 2022, at the?Photomural Art Call website [ [link removed] ]. This call for submissions is open to all ages and the website provides information on project guidelines and submission specifications.

Learn more on the?Metro Matters blog [ [link removed] ].

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If you?ve got a passion for people, we?ve got the perfect job for you!?

Metro is currently hiring part-time and full-time employees to operate the transit buses and trade professionals that keep the region moving. Learn more on our?website [ [link removed] ].?








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