March 2023 Service Proposal

This webpage offers readers information on proposed improvements and changes to Everett’s transit system and service area. If implemented, these changes will take effect in March 2023. The proposed improvements and changes outlined on this webpage focus on accessibility, reliability, sustainability and safety.

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Accessibility

Everett Transit is proposing the expansion and streamlining of several major routes that will offer new and improved transit access to schools, shopping, employment and life. These proposals include:

  • Expanded morning and evening service to empower residents to use transit as a commuting option
  • Service area expansion and access to life
  • Introduction of new routes along commonly requested corridors

Reliability

Everett Transit is proposing more direct service with access to more transfer points that include both local and regional transit service, in addition to earlier and later service on multiple routes throughout the city.

  • Realignment of routes to create additional transfer points to local and regional system
  • Expanded morning and evening service to enable residents to use transit as a commuting option
  • Introducing high-quality transit service earlier in the day to ensure transit users get to where they need to on-time, with less concern

Sustainability

Everett Transit is proposing the streamlining of specific routes to eliminate redundancies system wide, creating access to more destinations, for more people, for the foreseeable future. A major portion of the proposed changes include direct access to more schools in Everett in part, thanks to Washington State legislators passing the Moving Ahead Washington bill.

  • Create a more usable system that encourages transit usage
  • Streamline specific routes to offer more direct access and eliminate redundancies
  • Eliminate barriers and create access points that encourage transit usage among younger residents to establish understanding and confidence in public transit

Safety

Everett Transit keeps safety top of mind when planning changes to service. To create a safe network for all our customers our proposal includes creating a more direct network, removing unnecessary route overlaps and redistributing service to more utilized areas.

Presentations and Outreach Events

Nov 9 | 4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Everett Station | 3201 Smith Ave
Great Hall, Main entrance

Event link: https://fb.me/e/5qVi5eSKm

Nov 21 | Noon - 3:00 p.m.
Everett Station | 3201 Smith Ave
Great Hall, Main entrance

Event link: https://fb.me/e/3B36zuODu 

Proposed System Map 

System map MAR2023 proposed

Proposed Route Changes: Overview of Improvements

Route 2
Map of Proposed Changes

Mall Station to Mariner Park & Ride

Route 2 will see a major expansion to overall service, with a focus on connecting even more of our community to life. The proposed expansion will allow customers to access more destinations along 112th Ave. These changes establish a broader east to west connection line that will allow customers to access new businesses, more transfer points and more direct access to schools for students.


Improvements

  • Expanded service hours every day
  • New connections and transfer points: Routes 7, 8, 29,
  • Swift Blue, Swift Green
  • Access to shopping and Paine Field Airport

Schedule

Monday-Friday: 6 a.m. – 8:55 p.m.
every 45-60 minutes

Saturday: 8:30 a.m. – 6:55 p.m.
every 60 minutes


Route 3
Map of Proposed Changes

Everett Station to Seaway Transit Center

Route 3 will experience major changes to its service area. These proposed changes focus on increasing access to jobs, neighborhoods and regional connections. Proposed changes include restored transit access along Beverly Ln. and 79th, as well as Hardeson Rd., and will introduce new service along Sievers Duecy. This will allow residents and transit-commuting employees access to more jobs with a wider range of service hours, every day.

Improvements

  • Expanded service hours every day
  • Restoration of essential access points including schools and employment centers
  • New access to community fields and businesses

Schedule

Monday-Friday: 4:25 a.m. – 8:30 p.m.
every 45-60 minutes

Saturday: 8 a.m. – 8 p.m.
every 60 minutes

Sunday: 10 a.m. – 7:50 p.m.
every 60 minutes


Route 8
Map of Proposed Changes

Everett Station to Paine Field Airport

Route 8 will experience major changes to its service area. The proposed changes focus on delivering more efficient, safe and direct service to transfer points for local and regional transit service in developing areas in Everett. Proposed changes include restored transit access to 5th Ave./4th Ave. from Casino Rd. to Evergreen Way, introduces additional service to 112th and Paine Field Airport becomes the route termination (end) point.

Improvements

  • New connections and transfer points – Routes 2, 3, 7, 12,
  • Swift Blue, Swift Green
  • Additional service added to 112th St.
  • Route end point moved to Paine Field Airport

Schedule

Monday-Friday: 5 a.m. – 8:45 p.m.
every 60 minutes

Saturday: 8 a.m. – 7:45 p.m.
every 60 minutes

Sunday: 10 a.m. – 6:50 p.m.
every 60 minutes

Route 18
Map of Proposed Changes

Everett Station to Mukilteo Ferry Terminal

Route 18 will experience major changes to its service area. Due to bridge repair closures along Mukilteo Blvd., Route 18 is unable to access large portions of its current route. It will be rerouted to continue serving our community and deliver essential service between Mukilteo Ferry Terminal and Everett Station. The proposed route combines parts of the current Route 18 with portions of Route 70. Route 18 service will include Mukilteo Speedway, Seaway Blvd. and Merrill Creek Parkway before continuing to downtown Everett and ending at Everett Station.

Schedule

  • One-way service only, five morning westbound trips and five evening eastbound trips
  • Trip arrival and departure times based on ferry arrival and departure times


Route 19
Map of Proposed Changes

Everett Station to College Station via Colby

The proposed introduction of Route 19 will provide direct access to schools, businesses and hospitals along Colby Ave., between Everett Community College and Everett Station. The proposed Route 19 will restore essential service to a commonly requested portion of Everett, providing service seven days a week at 45-minute frequency during peak hours.

New service includes

  • Access to north Colby Ave. between Everett Community College and Everett Station
  • Direct access to Everett High School
  • Direct access to Providence Regional Medical Center

Schedule

Monday-Friday, 6:15 a.m. – 8:45 p.m., every 30-60 minutes

Saturday, 8 a.m. – 8:30 p.m., every 60 minutes

Sunday, 9 a.m. – 7:30 p.m., every 60 minutes


Routes 4 / 6 / 7 / 12 / 29
- - -

These routes will experience minimal changes in service during the March 2023 service change. 

Improvements

  • Expanded morning and evening service hours
  • Earlier 15-minute frequency (Route 7 only)

March 2023 Service Proposal Survey

  1. Do you currently use public transportation?
  2. I use the following Everett Transit routes
  3. Please place all general and system wide comments in the "General comments" box above. The section below focuses on individual routes. 

    Survey participants are asked to:
    -  Select a route
    -  If they like the proposed changes to the selected route
    -  Provide route specific comments

    We invite all survey participants to also engage with Everett Transit staff at in-person outreach events. Event dates and times can be found online at EverettTransit.org/ServiceChange 

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To request this information in a different format, please call 425-257-7777.

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