Sound Transit

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Sound Transit
Sound Transit logo.svg
Seattle Union Station in 2016.jpg
Union Station, Sound Transit's headquarters since 1999
Agency overview
FormedSeptember 17, 1993 (1993-09-17)
TypeRegional transit authority
JurisdictionSeattle metropolitan area
HeadquartersUnion Station
401 S. Jackson Street
Seattle, Washington
47°35′55.32″N 122°19′42.6″W / 47.5987000°N 122.328500°W / 47.5987000; -122.328500Coordinates: 47°35′55.32″N 122°19′42.6″W / 47.5987000°N 122.328500°W / 47.5987000; -122.328500
Motto"Ride the Wave"
Employees802[1]
Annual budget$1.6 billion USD (2017)
Agency executive
  • Peter Rogoff, CEO
Key document
Websitesoundtransit.org

Sound Transit (ST), officially the Central Puget Sound Regional Transit Authority, is the public transit system in Seattle, Washington, United States. It covers Seattle and its neighboring cities with light rail trains, commuter trains, and buses. Sound Transit gets its money from sales tax, property tax, and a fee on license plate stickers ("car tabs").

References[change | change source]

  1. "Accountability Audit Report: Central Puget Sound Regional Transit Authority (Sound Transit), For the period January 1, 2017 through December 31, 2017". Washington State Auditor. December 31, 2018. Retrieved July 10, 2019. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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