Metro Transit's 1.3 mile bus tunnel, patrolled by security and closed-circuit TV, has five stations located in the downtown area. The tunnel stations are decorated with art, murals, and shiny tiles, and are wheelchair (and stroller) accessible. When the tunnel is closed (nights, Sundays, and holidays), tunnel routes run along Third Avenue between Yesler Way and Olive Way. Check Metro's website for complete schedule information. Convention Place: The north entrance to the system. Located at Ninth Avenue and Pine Street, three blocks south of the Greyhound bus terminal and across the street from the Paramount Theater. Westlake Station: Located at Pine Street between Third and Sixth Avenues. Can be accessed through the Westlake Center mall - look for signs. From here, go to Macy's, Nordstrom, and the Monorail. University Street: Located at Third Avenue between Union and Seneca. Can be accessed from inside or outside Benaroya Hall. The Seattle Art Museum is located across Second Avenue, and Pike Place Market is one block west and several blocks north. Pioneer Square: Located at Third Avenue between Jefferson Street and Yesler, a few blocks from Pioneer Square. International District: The tunnel's southernmost entrance, located at Fifth Avenue South and South Jackson Street. From here, access Safeco Field, Qwest Field, Amtrak's hub (King Street Station), and the waterfront streetcar busline terminal to waterfront attractions.
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