Pioneer Square station
|Light Rail and Bus Station|
|Location||3rd Avenue and James Street
|Owned by||King County Metro|
|Platforms||2 side platforms|
|Parking||Pay parking nearby|
|Opened||September 15, 1990 (bus service)
July 18, 2009 (Link Light Rail)
|Rebuilt||September 24, 2005 - September 24, 2007 (conversion to bus/rail joint service)|
Pioneer Square is a Downtown Seattle Transit Tunnel station located in Pioneer Square, served by Sound Transit Central Link light rail trains, Sound Transit buses and King County Metro buses. It is completely underground, with entrances in the former Public Safety and Lyon buildings and next to Prefontaine Place on 3rd Avenue. 3,300 daily Link light rail boardings are predicted for the year 2020.
Originally constructed as a bus-only station by Metro and opened in 1990 for use by dual-mode buses/trolleybuses, it was rebuilt in 2005-2007 by Sound Transit for eventual use by light rail trains. Light rail service at this station started on July 18, 2009, with the opening of the Link system.
There are entrances to the underground station at 3rd & James and 3rd & Cherry. There is also an accessible entrance along 3rd between Cherry and James.
|Mezzanine||Ticket vending machines, to Exits/Entrances|
|Northbound||← Central Link toward University of Washington (University Street)|
|← Bus Bay A (41, 74) northbound toward Interstate 5 (University Street)|
|← Bus Bay A (255) eastbound toward State Route 520 (University Street)|
|Southbound||→ Central Link toward Angle Lake (International District/Chinatown) →|
|→ Bus Bay C (101, 102, 150) southbound toward SODO Busway (International District/Chinatown) →|
|→ Bus Bay D (550) eastbound toward Interstate 90 (International District/Chinatown) →|
- Media related to Pioneer Square (Link station) at Wikimedia Commons