Transportation

Bellevue Bike Map Updated for 2020

Bike month, which normally takes place in May, was rescheduled to June this year, due to the Coronavirus pandemic. Despite the fact that Bike Everywhere month will involve less events and in-person bike stations, there will still be incentives and activities to participate in. Bikers can earn rewards by posting […]

Sound Transit Pauses Construction on East Link Light Rail

Sound Transit has halted construction on the East Link light rail. According to an employee at Sound Transit, this action has been taken to ensure the safety of the construction workforce. Sound Transit came to the decision after evaluating what measures would need to be taken to ensure the safety […]

Progress on East Link Light Rail Tunnels Documented

Construction is more than halfway finished on the East Link Light Rail, according to Sound Transit. The project is slated to reach completion in 2023. East Link’s progress has recently been documented. The inside of the light rail tunnel under downtown leading to the Bellevue Downtown Station is currently being […]

Lime Not Renewing Bike Share Program with City of Bellevue

According to multiple sources, Lime recently announced that they will not be renewing their bike share program with the city of Bellevue. The one-year pilot program provided 400 e-bikes throughout the city, mainly in downtown Bellevue. Lime’s permit was extended through fall 2019 while the evaluation of the pilot was completed. […]

New Art Installation in Bellevue at Link Light Rail Base

Sound Transit’s Link light rail base in Bellevue has new artwork, located outside the security fence, along the Eastside Rail Corridor Trail. There are 45 sculptural nails extending 480 feet. According to Sound Transit, the sculptures are metal poles that are shaped to look like tall bent nails, painted with […]

City of Bellevue to Remove NE 12th Bridge

The Northeast 12th Street Pedestrian Bridge, that first went up in 1969, is set to come down this spring. The bridge, which runs along 108th Street and 110th Avenue Northeast, was originally constructed as a safe walking path to the old Ashwood Elementary School. The 386 foot-long arch overpass was […]