Transportation

Zipvan Rolls into Downtown Bellevue

A cargo van known as a Zipvan will be wheeling around downtown Bellevue beginning Tuesday. The car-sharing network Zipcar recently announced plans to launch the Zipvan service across North America, starting with Seattle, Portland, Los Angeles, and Philadelphia, according to a press statement. Zipcar Seattle’s fleet received 10 full-size cargo […]

Bike-share in Downtown Bellevue May Be Coming in the Future

Puget Sound Bike Share, partnerships of public and private organizations are working to bring bike sharing to many areas of Seattle, as well as the Eastside. Bike sharing is just like Zipcar, but for bikes. A network of stations hosts a fleet of bicycles. These urban bicycles are positioned near […]

New Financial Incentive Program for Downtown Bellevue Commuters

A new City of Bellevue incentive program called “Downtown Bellevue On the Move” is offering financial rewards and travel assistance to downtown residents and workers who are willing to stop commuting solo. The program goal is to increase the use of alternative commutes downtown to 40 percent of all commute […]

Share Your Feedback on Public Transit in Bellevue

The City of Bellevue is offering incentives to get your feedback regarding all aspects of public transit in the city. To get your feedback, a transit survey has been devised. To date, thousands of surveys have been completed. The objective is to create a master plan aimed at making the […]

520 Tolling Starts December 29

Drivers in Bellevue brace for a new hurdle: SR 520 bridge tolling. You’ve probably been hoping that tolling might somehow go away. But alas, on December 29th, Eastside drivers will find themselves making a mandatory contribution towards the new SR 520 bridge. The Washington State Department of Transportation has some […]

City of Bellevue Expands Electric Car Charging Stations

In a recent announcement this month the City of Bellevue released that they have added several electric car-charging stations throughout Bellevue.  2 of those locations are in Downtown Bellevue. City Hall 4 total charging stations have been added to Bellevue City Hall, 2 in the visitor and 2 in the […]

Join City Planners for Walking Tour on Thursday & Saturday

On Thursday, December 1st and Saturday, December 3rd, the public is invited to join the City of Bellevue planners for a walking tour in Downtown Bellevue, in hopes that the public can help identify ways to improve the pedestrian experience. As more residents and workers come to Downtown Bellevue, this […]

Bellevue Square Tesla Motors Store Now Open

It must be closing in on Christmas because several stores have been opening in Bellevue Square as of late. Saturday was no different, as Tesla Motors opened their Bellevue Square store. Now, in addition to shopping, dining, and entertainment, you can purchase electric cars at the Bellevue Collection. The Tesla store […]