Skagit Transit route 70X 'Upriver Connector'

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Skagit Transit route 70X 'Upriver Connector' is wheelchair accessible.
70X Upriver Connector
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Service Area Mt. Vernon, Sedro Woolley, Lyman, Hamilton, Concrete
Termini Skagit Station
Concrete Park & Ride
Branches 70X Concrete
70X Mt. Vernon

Route Diagram

70X Mt. Vernon / Concrete is a bus route operated by Skagit Transit in the Puget Sound area of Washington State.

Route Details

This east-west bus route runs between Skagit Station and March's Point Park & Ride. Weekday service runs from 5 AM to 7:45 PM and Saturday service runs from 8:15 AM to 5:30 PM. This route does not run on Sundays[1].

Eastbound trips depart Skagit Station west on E Montgomery Street, south on S 3rd Street, east on E Kincaid Street, north on I-5, east on Cook Road and south on Western Street to Sedro Woolley Park & Ride. The route then heads north on Western Street, east on Cook Road, north on Borseth Street, east on Moore Street, south on Fruitdale Road, east on Minkler Road, east on N Cascades Highway, south on Prevdell Street, east on W Main Street, north on Pipeline Road, east on N Cascades Highway, south on Petit Street, east on Maple Street, north on Cumberland Street, west on Lyman Hamilton Road, north on Petit Street, east on N Cascades Highway and north on N Superior Avenue to Concrete Park & Ride.

Westbound trips depart Concrete Park & Ride north on N Superior Avenue, east on Main Street, south on E Street, west on N Cascades Highway, south on Petit Street, east on Maple Street, north on Cumberland Street, west on Lyman Hamilton Road, north on Petit Street, west on N Cascades Highway, south on Prevdell Street, east on W Main Street, north on Pipeline Road, west on N Cascades Highway, south on Fruitdale Road, west on State Street, north on SR 9 and north on W Ferry Street to Sedro Woolley Park & Ride. The route then heads west on Cook Road and south on I-5 to Skagit Station.

The first eastbound trip of the day operates as an express, running nonstop from Skagit Station, bypassing Concrete Park & Ride and following the routing of route 717 to Cape Horn. The route then heads back west to Concrete Park & Ride following the route 717 routing before continuing on the regular route back to Skagit Station.

The second weekday eastbound trip and first Saturday eastbound trip begin at Sedro Woolley Park & Ride instead of Skagit Station. The first Saturday eastbound trip bypasses Lyman and Hamilton.

The last Saturday westbound trip bypasses Hamilton and Lyman, and terminates at Sedro Woolley Park & Ride instead of Skagit Station.

Upon arriving in Concrete, all Saturday trips become route 717, operating one round trip before heading back west towards Mt. Vernon.

Frequency

Branch Weekdays Saturday
Early AM AM Peak Midday PM Peak Early PM Late PM Early AM Morning Afternoon Early PM Late PM
70X
Eastbound
180 180 180 180 180 N/A N/A 210 240 N/A N/A
70X
Westbound
120 180 180 180 180 N/A N/A 240 240 N/A N/A

Points of Interest

  • Skagit Station
  • Sedro Woolley Park & Ride
  • Sedro Woolley
  • Sedro Woolley High School
  • Lyman
  • Hamilton
  • Concrete
  • Concrete Park & Ride
  • Cape Horn (Early morning weekday trip only)

History

  • September 7, 2021 - route introduced, replacing portions of previous route 717.

References

  1. Route 70X Schedule, skagittransit.org, retrieved 01-30-2022
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