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Sound Transit light rail hits record | News brief

Mercer Island Reporter Staff
July 23, 2013 · 11:38 AM

Sound Transit’s Link light rail celebrated its fourth birthday on July 18 amid continued strong ridership growth and record-setting trends this summer. The 15-mile line has carried more than 30 million riders since it opened to the public on July 18, 2009.

Link has seen double-digit annual ridership growth since opening, and averaged almost 32,000 weekday boardings in June, a 14 percent increase over June, 2012. Link also saw its busiest day ever when it carried more than 38,000 riders on Tuesday, June 11.

For more, go to www.soundtransit.org.



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