Light rail comes to our ‘hood
April 20, 2016 by Theresa Howe
“Life is a progress, and not a station”
Emerson was on to something as he pondered the importance of change in our growth, something we’re experiencing a lot of in our neighborhood.
Capitol Hill recently saw the opening of our very own Link station. By extending the existing light rail with two new stations, Sound Transit now carries riders right to our neighborhood. This addition has increased ridership from 35,000 riders every weekday to over 50,000.
The new station is great for us: a 4-minute train ride to see our friends at Foster School of Business or visit clients downtown, and new commute options for the team. It’s also great for our community of local businesses as more people can come and go without taking scarce parking spots and adding to the gridlock.
In this case, maybe progress is a station.