Pierce Transit 3701 96th St SW, Lakewood, WA98499 Pierce Transit has been in operation since 1979 and is the second largest transit agency in Washington State. Its…More mission is to connect communities with safe, reliable, customer-friendly transit options. It provides 52 local bus routes, 11 Sound Transit routes, shuttle (specialized transportation for people with disabilities), vanpool, senior discounts, ride-matching and inter-county express service to Seattle, Sea-Tac Airport and Olympia.
McDonald's 10417 Pacific Highway SW, Lakewood, WA98499 The McDonald's restaurant at Lakewood's busiest intersection may be among the most elegant the enormous fast-food…More chain has ever built. The dining areas feature subdued lighting, dark woods and art on the walls. It is a high-volume restaurant—the enormous high-tech kitchen looks like a Navy galley—mostly because of its location next to a busy Pierce Transit park-and-ride ride lot. But the eating experience here is quiet, even calming, notwithstanding the attached children's play area. The recent addition of the McCafe line of specialty drinks adds to the coffee-house atmosphere, and the strategic location, just off Interstate 5, makes it a popular place for low-profile—and low-budget—meetings between business people.