Public Transportation Director Brian Lagerberg celebrates with Greyhound officials, including District Manager Brad Chatterton (shaking hands), after cutting the ribbon on Greyhound's new Seattle terminal.
New Greyhound terminal opens near Seattle stadiums
Beginning May 21, Greyhound bus service has a brand new home next to CenturyLink Field in Seattle. The day before it opened to the public, WSDOT Public Transportation Director Brian Lagerberg joined Greyhound officials to cut the ribbon on the new terminal, which now sits at the heart of the city’s public transportation network.
Lagerberg said he and his staff went to work as soon as they heard Greyhound lost the lease on its long-time terminal at Stewart Street and Eighth Avenue. They began scouring the agency’s property in Seattle area for a possible new location. It wasn’t long before they found one due east of CenturyLink Field, near where I-5, I-90, Sound Transit light rail and commuter rail, and a bevy of local bus routes all converge.
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Nation’s most ‘Bicycle-Friendly State,’ a 7-year reign
The start of Bike Month in May is especially sweet here in Washington and it keeps getting sweeter. Once again the state has been named the nation’s No. 1 “Bicycle-Friendly State” by the League of American Bicyclists.
Washington recently accepted the honor for the seventh year in a row. WSDOT couldn't be prouder, because we support bicycling by including bike facilities in our transportation planning and design and collaborating with commuties to make it safer and easier to save gas, cut emissions and enjoy a fun workout on two wheels.
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