Both the Montlake Cut and I-5 South areas are likely to create frequent construction obstacles and travel nightmares as work continues on SR520 and I-5. Transit could be a great option.
Check out the King County Metro website for all the details and to find tips for bus/light rail routes, schedules, and fares; ORCA card purchase (a reloadable smart card that can be used to pay fare on
multiple transit agencies across the Puget Sound region); learn how to take your bike on transit services; ride the Water Taxi from downtown to West Seattle; and more. Metro routes 31/32 depart Seattle Children’s Hospital on NE 45th St. and conveniently stop near Safeway/U Village, the new Brooklyn light rail station, and all the way to Seattle Center.