In 2017, King County Metro and Sound Transit launched a carpool permit parking program. Feedback from permit holders in 2018 indicated top benefits are certainty of finding a space and reduced stress. Ninety-six percent plan to continue using the permit program. Carpool parking permits are available at 24 Sound Transit and Metro park-and-ride facilities.
Metro is expanding the parking program to include paid single-occupant vehicle (SOV) parking permits at many of the most crowded park-and-rides. To review an overview of the plan and comment on a public rule that describes the pricing, enforcement of permit parking, and requirements for permit renewals, click here. Online feedback is accepted until 4:00 p.m. on Monday, February 18, 2019.