Business owners in Seattle’s Roosevelt neighborhood excited for new Link light rail station

The Roosevelt station, along with the new Link light rail stations in Seattle’s University District and Northgate, will open Oct. 2.

SEATTLE — Sound Transit’s new Link light rail station in Seattle’s Roosevelt neighborhood will open Saturday, Oct. 2, and business owners in that area say they are ready to see an uptick in foot traffic. 

The Roosevelt station is located at the corner of 12th Avenue and 65th Street. The station will allow riders to travel south to Sea-Tac Airport and north to Northgate.

Businesses have been dealing with nearly 10 years of construction as Sound Transit worked to extend its Link light rail service. Muhammad Uddin owns the restaurant Bengal Tiger Cuisine of India in the Roosevelt neighborhood and said the construction took a toll. 

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