Transportation

Bike Lanes and Bike Share Added to Downtown Bellevue

Bike Lanes and Bike Share Added to Downtown Bellevue

The bike lanes in downtown Bellevue are now operating, as of the end of July. The lanes run along 108th Avenue Northeast between Main Street and Northeast 12th Street. There is one lane on either side, which is separated from car lanes by temporary curbs, posts, painted buffer areas and […]

East Link Light Rail Tunnel in Bellevue Nears Completion

East Link Light Rail Tunnel in Bellevue Nears Completion

Sound Transit recently hit a big milestone on the East Link light rail tunnel development, as they announced it’s 90 percent complete. The tunnel is on track to be completed in mid-July. The project was kicked off in February 2017 and originally scheduled to be completed in 20 months. It […]

Dockless Bike Sharing is Expanding to Bellevue

Dockless Bike Sharing is Expanding to Bellevue

A small, dockless bike-sharing program could be coming to Bellevue as early as May 2018, according to the City of Bellevue. Locals will be able to pick up and drop off electric bicycles throughout the city using an app. The program will begin with 400 bicycles, and that number could change […]

520 Bridge Bicycle and Pedestrian Trail Now Open

520 Bridge Bicycle and Pedestrian Trail Now Open

The 520 bicycle and pedestrian trail, which connects Seattle to the Eastside on the 520 Bridge, is now open. the 2.7 mile trail is designed for users of all abilities, from the casual or serious rider, to pedal-powered commuters and walkers. There are 11 viewpoints to enjoy the scenery of […]

Tesla Opens Larger Showroom at Bellevue Square

Tesla Opens Larger Showroom at Bellevue Square

Tesla has opened a new showroom at Bellevue Square. The automaker moved from their original location on the second floor to a larger more spacious location on the first floor next to Nordstrom and across from Seven Salon. The new location fits four cars in the showroom, an improvement from […]

Bellevue Explores Bike Share Programs

Bellevue Explores Bike Share Programs

The City of Bellevue is exploring the idea of a bike share service as a part of the Pedestrian & Bicycle Implementation Initiative. The City is seeking feedback from residents and workers in Bellevue via an online survey. Bike sharing is ideal for short distances and durations. It is viewed […]

I-90 Express Lanes Now Permanently Closed

I-90 Express Lanes Now Permanently Closed

The I-90 express lanes going to and from Seattle are now permanently closed to vehicle traffic to allow for light rail construction. A new carpool lane going east and west has been added. These new lanes have been added to what were previously the lane shoulders, making for limited to no area […]