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SOUND TRANSIT: Keep shuttle for Sounder riders

When Sound Transit opened the new Lakewood Station two years ago, it encouraged South Sound riders from Pierce and Thurston counties to use the facilities and the Sounder commuter rail by providing a shuttle to and from the Lakewood Station to the current Sounder Station at Freighthouse Square until the Sounder was completed to Lakewood in 2012. That way we’d already be a guaranteed ridership.

Well now, at least a year before Sounder service comes to Lakewood, Sound Transit has decided to discontinue the shuttle connecting Lakewood to the Sounder Station because of “lack of ridership.”

In fact, ridership increased

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