Dont get stuck: take a shuttle, walk, bike share or take transit

Don't get stuck

There are many entry and exit points to this event. For the best experience, we recommend that you take this survey to plan your day. This event will be taking place during the 99 Closure, which means that both the viaduct and new tunnel will be closed. Please visit the 99 Closure website for the latest travel information.

We are anticipating thousands of people at this event and encourage you to use alternative modes of transportation and plan ahead. Maps, directions, and additional details to each access point are below.

Maps and directions

Access point details

Visit our common questions page for more information

North Hub

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Located on Sixth Avenue North between John and Mercer streets and on Thomas and Harrison streets between Taylor Avenue North and 6th Avenue North.

Pedestrians will not be able to access 6th Avenue (the North Hub) from Mercer Street – you will need to either use Dexter or 5th Avenue.

The North Hub is adjacent to the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Discovery Center, which will also be open for tours during the event.

Public transit
Take public transit to add flexibility to your itinerary without needing to worry about parking.

King County Metro will have weekend sailings from West Seattle and is a great options to get to the event.

You can plan your trip using the King County Metro Transit Planning Tool or the Sound Transit Trip Planner.

You can also take the Seattle Monorail from Westlake Center to the Seattle Center and walk over to the North Hub. The Monorail will be starting service at 6:30 a.m. Saturday, February 2. Another option for getting to the North Hub from downtown Seattle is the free waterfront shuttle.

Biking
The North Hub bike corral and bike share parking are located on Taylor Avenue between Thomas and Harrison streets.

Please note that the bike lane on Dexter Avenue between Roy and Republican streets will be closed. You can use this city bike map to plan your route.

Driving
Visit DowntownSeattleParking.com to find available parking in the area.

Event related street closures near the North Hub (PDF 410 KB)

South Hub

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Located at Pyramid Alehouse, with entrances on South Royal Brougham Way and South Atlantic streets.

Note: The ribbon cutting will take place at the south end of the SR 99 tunnel. There will be signs to direct you to the ribbon cutting from the South Hub via South Royal Brougham Way.

Public transit
Take public transit to add flexibility to your itinerary without needing to worry about parking.

King County Metro will have weekend sailings from West Seattle and is a great options to get to the event.

You can plan your trip using the King County Metro Transit Planning Tool or the Sound Transit Trip Planner.

Biking
The South Hub bike corral and bike share parking are located off of Royal Brougham on your left-hand side after entering the gate to the Pyramid parking lot. You can use this city bike map to plan your route.

Driving
Visit DowntownSeattleParking.com to find available parking in the area.

Event related street closures near the South Hub (PDF 368 KB)

Seneca Street

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Located at First Avenue and Seneca Street.

Public transit
Take public transit to add flexibility to your itinerary without needing to worry about parking.

You can plan your trip using the King County Metro Transit Planning Tool or the Sound Transit Trip Planner.

Another option for getting to the Seneca Street entrance from downtown Seattle is the free waterfront shuttle.

Biking
There is a protected bike lane running along Second Avenue through downtown Seattle. Use this city bike map to plan your full route. There will not be a dedicated bike parking area at this entrance.

Driving
Visit DowntownSeattleParking.com to find available parking in the area.

There will not be street closures associated with the event at this access point.