Sound Transit Forms Online Rider Panel

Sound Transit just launched an “online rider panel” to get user-level perspectives on their service development plans. The forum is called SoundWaves and you can sign up online. It sounds like a more cost-efficient way to gather public comment.

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Martin joined the blog in Fall 2007 and became Editor-in-Chief in 2009. He is originally from suburban DC, but has lived in the Greater Seattle area since 1997. He resides with his family in Columbia City and works as a software engineer in Lower Queen Anne.


  1. Looks like a great idea. I wonder if Metro will follow?

  2. John Bailo says:

    Absolutely they should be doing this.

    It seems like the ratio of people who want input in to the transportation process versus those who have the time to get some meeting in downtown Seattle is 100 to 1. Maybe even higher.

    • I agree. There have been many meetings that I wanted to get to, but they are usually mid-week during the day and I can’t get off work.

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