Riders Cheer First Light Rail Commute

July 20, 2009
Riders Cheer First Link Commute Day

Riders Cheer First Link Commute Day

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To Start, a Few Glitches

July 20, 2009
For many, the money went in, but no ticket came out.

For many, the money went in, but no ticket came out.

Additional Interviews and Videos of Light Rail

July 20, 2009

Paula talks with a Sound Transit Official about the new Orca Card system:

Link pulls away from the Tukwila Station:

Additional videos:
Link Pulling out of Tukwila
Traffic on I-5
Interview with a cyclist on Beacon Hill
Getting Help in Beacon Hill Tunnel

Interview with Link Commuter

July 20, 2009

KPLU’s Paula Wissel interviewed a first day rider on Sound Transit’s Link Light Rail:

Photos of the Artwork in the Light Rail Stations

July 20, 2009



Update from Paula Wissel: Riders Speak Up About Link

July 20, 2009

After a rush of weekend riders checked out Seattle’s Link light rail, numbers were way down for the first regular morning commute. KPLU’s live coverage has drawn feedback from those who’ve already taken a ride, and those taking a first look. KPLU’s Paula Wissel spoke with Morning Edition host Kirsten Kendrick from the Westlake station.

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KPLUs Paula Wissel covering first regular commute day for Link light rail service in Seattle.

KPLU's Paula Wissel covering first regular commute day for Link light rail service in Seattle.

Update from Paula Wissel: Some Glitches, Great Views

July 20, 2009

Link light rail’s first workday commute shows a few kinks in the new system, including some frustration with the ticket machines. As KPLU’s Paula Wissel tells Morning Edition host Kirsten Kendrick, the day’s had its ups and downs

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Monday morning saw troubles with Links new ticket vending machines.

Monday morning saw troubles with Link's new ticket vending machines.

Workday Commute Begins For Light Rail

July 20, 2009

It’s the first workday commute for Seattle’s new Link light rail line. KPLU’s Paula Wissel spoke with Morning Edition host Kirsten Kendrick from the Tukwila station at 6 am with an update on who’s riding.

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Photo Slideshow of the Commute

July 20, 2009

Follow this link to view a photo slideshow from the opening hours of the Monday morning commute of the Link.

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Quick Update on Board Link

July 20, 2009

More media, transit staff and security than riders this morning boarding from Tukwila station. – Paula Wissel