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Sounder Access Improvements (Sound Transit)

Map of Sound Transit Improvements
Alternate Project Name
Puyallup Station; Sumner Station; Auburn Station
Project Type
Public Transit
Financing Type
Credit Agreement Executed
Central Puget Sound Regional Transit Authority (Sound Transit)
Project Description

Sound Transit will make improvements at three stations. The Sounder Access Improvements will be completed through a RRIF loan for $154.2 million (49 percent of total $314.6 million cost), which will:
o    Improve access for hundreds more people at three stations
o    Construct new sidewalks and improve street lighting
o    Expand insufficient parking for users without the ability to walk or bike to a station

Puyallup Station

Construction of 5-level, 511 space parking, expansion of surface lot from 68 to 166 spaces
Construction of sidewalks, ramps, street lighting etc.

Auburn Station
Construction of 6-level, 675 space parking, replacing 140 surface parking spaces
Construction of pedestrian, bicycle and transit amenities

Sumner Station
Construction of 4-level, 630 space parking, replacing ~130 surface parking spaces
Construction of sidewalk and lighting improvements

This loan was part of a three loan package. Read the news release

Project Details
RRIF Assistance
Primary Revenue Pledge
Tax Revenues
Project Cost
Fiscal Year Closed
Application Details
Credit Agreement Executed
Estimated Project Cost
RRIF Request
Instrument Type
Direct Loan