For those who have plans to go out this New Year’s Eve, you’ll be able to catch a free ride on public transit in much of the Puget Sound area.
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Community Transit is suspending fare collections from 4 a.m. Friday to 4 a.m. Saturday.
Sound Transit will offer a similar program for Link light rail and ST express buses, with fare-free rides from 4 a.m. Friday to 2 a.m. Saturday. Link light rail service will operate on an extended schedule on New Year’s Eve, with 15-minute late night service. The last southbound trip will leave Northgate Station at 1:46 a.m. The last northbound train will leave Angle Lake at 1:37 a.m.
Sound Transit will also extend service on ST Express Routes 522, 545, 550, 554 and 594. Route 512 also operates after midnight with its regular schedule. For more details and for information about service throughout the holiday period, please visit the Sound Transit website.
King County Metro, Pierce Transit, and the Seattle Streetcar have also suspended fare collections on Friday, Dec. 31, into Saturday, Jan. 1.

King County Metro, along with @SoundTransit, @MyCommTrans and @PierceTransit are offering free rides on December 31.
Whether you’re having an adventure day or counting down till midnight, travel safely and ride free on #NewYearsEve!
— King County Metro (@kcmetrobus) December 22, 2021

“Whether you’re ringing in the New Year from home with friends and family, or planning a night on the town, we are teaming

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