Rebels By Bus

Slow Travel With Low Carbon Footprint

*Klondike Historic National Park directions

How to be a Rebel by Bus Field Trip

Klondike Historical National Park, Seattle

August 21, 2012

 

  • Depart from Martin Way Park and Ride at 9:20 am

Intercity Transit Bus 605

Arrive at Highway 512 Park and Ride (in Lakewood) at 9:50 am

Adult fare:  $2.50     RRFP*:  $1.25

 

  • Depart from Highway 512 Park and Ride at 10:00 am

Sound Transit Bus 594

Arrive in Seattle, at 4th and Jackson (by the King Street Train station, beyond the Century Link Seahawk/Sounder soccer stadium) at 11:15 am

Adult Fare:  $3.50         RRFP: $1.50

 

  • Lunch in Occidental Park area:  Walk west on Jackson Street (toward Elliott Bay) for three blocks.  Take a right on Occidental.  See Mary’s notebook for ideas.

 

  • Klondike National Historic Park:  319 2nd Avenue (corner of 2nd and Jackson) Self guided tour of museum.  See Mary’s notebook for other attractions in area.

 

  • Southbound

Choice one:  (Cost:  $6.00)

Meet at Occidental Park:  1:55 pm

Depart from 2nd Avenue Extension and Washington at 2:15 pm, Sound Transit 594

Arrive at Highway 512 Park and Ride at 3:31 pm

Depart from Highway 512 Park and Ride at 3:35 pm, Intercity Transit 620

Arrive at Martin Way Park and Ride at 4:05 pm

Choice two: (Cost:  $7.25)

Meet at Occidental Park:  2:30 pm

Depart from King Street Station, via Sounder train; 3:15 pm

Arrive at Tacoma Dome Station, 4:15  pm

Take free Tacoma Link streetcar to Pacific Avenue/Union Station

Depart from Pacific Avenue/19th, Intercity Transit 605. 4:35-ish

Arrive at Martin Way Park and Ride, 5:30 pm

*RRFP = Regional Reduced Fare Permit, for age 65 and older – get at downtown Olympia Transit Center, costs $3.  Details in Intercity Transit Schedule.  Fares are half price or less than adult fare.

 

Bus riding tidbits:

  • Pay exact fare when boarding, EXCEPT in Seattle, where you pay when get OFF bus.
  • Consider getting an ORCA card (See Sound Transit schedule for information)
  • Don’t forget to pick up an Intercity Transit (Thurston County) and Sound Transit (Regional Pierce/King/Snohomish Counties) schedules
  • Tell the driver where you’re going if you’re unsure where you need to get off the bus
  • Make sure you’re using a current schedule… check online to be sure.
  • When travelling northbound, driving to the Lakewood Station (exit 125) gives us more options for your southbound return trip.  The Sounder train will be coming to the Lakewood station in October!


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