Transportation

Bellevue Officials Make Progress on Light-Rail

Bellevue officials have negotiated a deal to reduce the size of a proposed Sound Transit light-rail maintenance yard and allowing 1.6 million square feet of potential commercial and residential development space on the perimeter of the property. At the same time, Bellevue will save taxpayers money, shaving $60 million off […]

Downtown Construction Requires Weekend Bellevue Way Closures

Here is news that can assist you in navigating successfully around upcoming weekend construction in Bellevue. Ongoing construction at Lincoln Square will be necessitating lane closures on Bellevue Way during January. Over the next two weekends, northbound lanes will close between Northeast Fourth and Sixth streets. In addition, drivers will […]

Weekend Closures on Bellevue Way NE and 106th Ave

The City of Bellevue is closing Bellevue Way to northbound traffic between Northeast Fourth Street and Northeast Sixth Street from 7 p.m. Friday through 9 p.m. Traffic will be interrupted, briefly, to allow a crane to be installed for the construction of the Lincoln Square expansion. Construction activity at 106th Avenue Northeast between Northeast Second […]

Bellevue Way to Close for Two Weeks

Bellevue Way will be closed between Northeast Fourth and Northeast Sixth streets in downtown Bellevue from Monday, May 12, through Friday, May 23. Utility work, including water, sewer, and storm drainage, will be conducted under Bellevue Way to accommodate the expansion of Lincoln Square on Bellevue Way. Detour routes will […]

Sound Transit Light Rail East Link Animation Video

Sound Transit has released a 12 minute computerized animation video that demonstrates how the future East Link  Light Rail service is currently planned. The video states that the project is currently in the final design phase of the project and is at 60% design completion. The East Link is currently […]

Bellevue City Council Votes on Preferred Light Rail Option

It has been quite a journey to get agreement on the details for light rail in Bellevue. On Monday night the city council voted 6-0 in favor of cost-reducing changes to the light rail project that could save Bellevue taxpayers up to $35 million. “Tonight we reached a major milestone […]

Downtown Bellevue Drives up Parking Costs

If you rent a parking space in downtown Bellevue, you may want to consider switching to public transportation next year. According to a recent study in the Puget Sound Business Journal, the median price of an unreserved parking space in Bellevue was $180 per month in 2011, an 11.1 percent […]