January 28, 2022
A Light Rail Station Brings Greater Accessibility to Seattle Commuters
The grand open volume is intersected by an intermediary landing that hovers above the platforms, connecting via an open stairway and a pair of color-coded escalators. Video artworks by Seattle-based Lead Pencil Studio face the platforms, helping dignify and humanize the below-ground space. According to Sound Transit, the new line is expected to host 49,000-plus riders per day later this year, and a future high-rise transit-oriented development is planned for construction atop the station.
“It’s a noble thing to contribute to making this a first-class experience for everyone,” says Reddington.
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