Sound Transit route 540 'Kirkland / University District'

From CPTDB Wiki
Jump to: navigation, search
Sound Transit route 540 'Kirkland / University District' is wheelchair accessible.

540 Kirkland/University District is an express bus route operated by Sound Transit in the Puget Sound area of Washington State. This route is operated by King County Metro under contract[1].

Route Details

Current routing of 540 as of October 2010

This east-west express bus route runs between Kirkland and University District via Montlake. Normal service frequencies are 30 minutes but peak hour, peak direction service is improved to 10-15 minutes. The route does not run on weekends.

The 2011 Draft Service Implementation Plan notes that the route may be restructed when the HOV direct access ramps at SR 520/108th Avenue NE are opened in 2014[2].

Route Stops

Kirkland

  • 15th Ave NE at NE 43rd St, NE Campus Parkway, NE 40th St and NE Pacific St
  • NE Pacific St at Pedestrian Overpass (15th Ave NE) and NE Pacific Pl
  • Montlake Blvd NE at SR 520
  • Evergreen Point and Yarrow Point freeway stations
  • South Kirkland Park & Ride
  • 108th Ave NE at NE 58th St (Northwest College)
  • NE 68th St at 108th Ave NE
  • State St S at 2nd Ave S
  • Central Way at 3rd St

University District

  • 6th St at 4th Ave
  • State St S at 4th Ave S
  • NE 68th St at 108th Ave NE
  • 108th Ave NE at NE 58th St (Northwest College)
  • South Kirkland Park & Ride
  • Yarrow Point and Evergreen Point freeway stations
  • Montlake Blvd E at E Shelby St
  • NE Pacific St at NE Pacific Pl and Pedestrian Overpass (15th Ave NE)
  • 15th Ave NE at NE Pacific St, NE 40th St, NE 41st St and NE 42nd St

History

  • September 2000 - Service introduced with eastbound service terminating at Bear Creek Park & Ride[3]
  • February 2008 - All weekend service discontinued and service to Bear Creek Park & Ride replaced by a King County Metro Transit route[3]

Vehicles

References

  1. Lost & Found, soundtransit.org, retrieved 13-11-2010
  2. 2011 Draft Service Implementation Plan, soundtransit.org, retrieved 06-11-2010
  3. 3.0 3.1 2010 Service Implementation Plan December 10, 2009, soundtransit.org, retrieved 13-11-2010
v·d·e
Sound Transit Logo.gif
Fleet
ST Express 9090-9091 9092-9121 9122-9123 9124-9126 9200 9201-9222 9301-9312 9537-9552 9553-9565 9566-9583 9584-9586 9587-9596 9600-9621 9622-9623 9624-9636 9637-9647 9648-9651 9652-9659 9700-9712 9713-9719 9720-9722 9723-9739 9800-9813 9814-9817 9818-9822 41501-41517 41601-41605 51401-51403 61401-61407 91501-91505 91701-91732 Non-service fleet
Retired ST Express 801-827 5019-5021,5194-5210 9000-9069 9070-9089 9400-9419 9500-9524 9525-9536
Sounder Rail 101-111 112-118 201-214 201-230 231-240 321-329 901-904 905-906 907-911
Tacoma Link 1001-1003
Central Link 101-135 136-162
Routes
Sound Transit Express Logo.png

510 511 512 513 522 532 535 540 541 542 545 550 554 555 556 560 566 567 574 577 578 580 586 590 592 594 595 596

Former:

505 506 530 531 546 564 565 570 580 582 585 591 593 599

Sound Transit Link Logo.png Central Link Tacoma Link
Future:

Blue Line Green Line Red Line Purple Line

Sound Transit Sounder Logo.png Sounder North Sounder South
Puget Sound Region Agencies
Seattle
Seattle
Puget Sound
Lynnwood
Everett
Tacoma
Olympia
Seattle
Port Angeles
Bremerton
Aberdeen/Hoquiam
Shelton
Oak Harbor/Coupeville
Port Townsend
Mount Vernon/Burlington
Bellingham