Raechel Dawson | Federal Way Mirror

Sound Transit officials created a draft for the Federal Way Link Extension project, even though they only have funds for infrastructure from SeaTac to the Kent/Des Moines area. — Image Credit: Contributed Photo
Sound Transit officials created a draft for the Federal Way Link Extension project, even though they only have funds for infrastructure from SeaTac to the Kent/Des Moines area. — Image Credit: Contributed Photo

Sound Transit officials recently presented the preliminary route and station options, and their impacts to the community, for the Federal Way Link Extension project at a Greater Federal Way Chamber of Commerce round table and council meeting on Tuesday.

The options are outlined in the yet-to-be-published Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Federal Way Link Extension. Sound Transit is expected to publish it in the next few weeks, which will coincide with the beginning of their public outreach and comment period on the draft findings and options.

“The first takeaway is that we’re not coming out with anything right away because there’s a lot of information to digest and to evaluate,” said Greater Federal Way Chamber of Commerce CEO Rebecca Martin in an interview. “The Chamber is interested in the business impact short-term, long-term and we want to make sure we’re evaluating it appropriately.” Read more