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Sound Transit
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Seattle Union Station in 2016.jpg
Union Station, Sound Transit's headquarters since 1999
Agency overview
Formed September 17, 1993 (1993-09-17)
Type Regional transit authority
Jurisdiction Seattle metropolitan area
Headquarters Union 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; -122.328500
Motto "Ride the Wave"
Employees 802
Annual budget $1.6 billion USD (2017)
Agency executive
  • Peter Rogoff, CEO
Key document

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").

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