The staff at Commute Seattle is here to serve the local business community as we navigate the response to the novel coronavirus together. Our free services to businesses will continue online and over the phone as our dedicated team of transportation professionals work from home during this outbreak. We may be remote, but we’re here to help. Email us with any questions and one of our specialists will respond within two business days. 

Virtual Office Hours

We recently launched Virtual Office Hours for employees of any business in Seattle. The open office hours are available employees that may need assistance during this usual time. No questions for us? Feel free to join for virtual social interaction and talk about all things transportation, Seattle or your favorite bike route near your home office. Join our office hours via Zoom every Thursday from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Upcoming Virtual Office Hours:

Telework and Flexwork Resources
Telework and Flexwork Guidance for Employees
Setting Up Your Business and Teams for Remote Working Success Webinar

Seattle & King County Resources:
COVID-19 Public Health Recommendations
Employer Guidelines (Non-healthcare)

Washington State Resources:
Statewide Guidance
Workplace Recommendations

Seattle Business Support:
Responses to Economic Impact from Downtown Seattle Association
Support for Small Businesses and Non-Profit
Insurance Information for Business

Transportation Updates
Public transportation across the Puget Sound region is currently impacted by the COVID-19 crisis. Many routes are canceled and service is changing frequently. Stay up-to-date with each agency:

King County Metro

All fares are suspended until further notice. Metro has reduced service and many bus routes are canceled. The water taxi will operate on the winter schedule through April 20. View King County Metro Updates.

Sound Transit Light Rail & Sounder Train

All transit fares will be suspended until further notice. Sound Transit has reduced service on Link Light Rail, Sounder North and South, and some Express bus service. View Sound Transit Updates Updates.

Seattle Center Monorail

The monorail is closed through April 6 at this time. View Monorail Updates.

Community Transit

All fares are suspended until further notice. Hours of operation and frequency is reduced at this time. View Community Transit Updates.

Washington State Ferries

Normal fares still apply and sailings continue on winter schedule until April 25. All galleys will be closed until further notice. Washington State Ferry Updates.

Pierce Transit

All fares are suspended. View Pierce Transit Updates.

Everett Transit

All fares are suspended until further notice. Monday-Saturday bus service will run on Sunday schedules. Some routes are suspended. View Everett Transit Updates.

Seattle Department of Transportation

The Seattle Streetcar South Lake Union line is not in operation until further notice. The First Hill line continues operation. The West Seattle bridge is closed until further notice. View Alternate West Seattle Routes.