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More People Are Riding Sound Transit Trains and Buses than Ever

by Heidi Groover Sound Transit's entire system—Link light rail, buses, and Sounder commuter rail—is seeing record-high ridership. Sound Transit One of the many (and sometimes contradictory) claims you'll hear from light rail opponents, including those fighting Sound Transit 3, is that people won't ride it. Trains don't go enough places, they'll say, or they're not as good as buses.
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