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Friday, September 24, 2010
New downtown Tacoma Link Station approved
The BIA Blog is reporting that yesterday the Sound Transit Board of Directors voted unanimously to support the construction of a new Tacoma Link station in downtown Tacoma. The new southbound and northbound light rail platforms for the stations are planned for Commerce St. between S. 11th and S. 12th.
The Tacoma-Pierce County Chamber, DaVita, the EDB and other members of the Tacoma Partnership have advocated for a Link stop at this location, which will provide better Link access for businesses and residents in the north end of downtown.
The City of Tacoma has been an active supporter of the project and will fund the $350,000 cost of construction.