Seattle is developing into a very diverse transit
operates a moderate sized Electric Trolley Bus system, second only to
San Francisco in the US.
Light Rail links the airport to downtown. In
downtown Light Share shares the transit tunnel with Fuel Cell busses
(originally the tunnel has hybrid busses using trolley poles in the
tunnel, and diesel outside of it). Construction is underway to extend
Light Rail north to the University district.
Seattle also has a modern streetcar line linking
Westlake district with South Lake Union. Construction has started for
more streetcar lines around Seattle.
In 2000 Commuter rail service, dubbed the
Sounder, started linking Tacoma to Seattle. Now there is a north line to
Everett. Construction continues to extend south of Tacoma to Lakewood.
Seattle is well known for the monorail that links the Space Needle
with Westlake section of downtown.
Finally there used to be a heritage/tourist
trolley, called waterfront streetcar that linked the
International district with the waterfront. But that closed down several
years ago for Art Museum needs and pending reconstruction of the Alaska
Choose your transit mode