Tag: Light Rail

South Bellevue Park-and-Ride to Close May 30

South Bellevue Park-and-Ride to Close May 30

The South Bellevue Park-and-Ride on Bellevue Way will close on May 30, 2017. The Park-and-Ride will be closed for approximately five years in preparation for a larger garage being built. The future South Bellevue Station will include bus and paratransit transfer facilities and a 1,500-stall parking garage. To help ease […]

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 […]

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 […]

City To Hold Open House to Discuss Light Rail Route

If you’ve been confused by all of the updates with regard to light rail recently, this is the event for you.  Local residents are invited to learn more about Bellevue’s proposed light rail route at an open house next week. The City of Bellevue will host a discussion about its […]

Bellevue City Council Announces Preferred Light Rail Route

As anticipated, the Bellevue City Council selected a preferred light rail route, which would largely affect the future of transportation in the downtown core of Bellevue. The council’s priorities, according to their release, were based on the following: Building a regional transit system that connects the area’s 3 largest employment […]