City of Bellevue

Bellevue Transit Center Closed Weekend of Sept 8 for Improvements

The intersection of 108th Avenue Northeast and Northeast 6th Street will be closed from 10pm Friday, September 8th, to 5am Monday, September 11th. The Bellevue Transit Center will be closed during the closure. A temporary bus stop will be setup on 106th Avenue Northeast Northeast 6th Street. The project includes […]

East Link Light Rail Bellevue

Light Rail to Begin Service on Eastside in Spring 2024

Sound Transit has set the wheels in motion for the start of passenger operations on the highly anticipated Link 2 Line, facilitating travel between the South Bellevue and Redmond Technology stations. This is scheduled to take place in the Spring 2024. Notably, the strategic move to initiate service on this […]

Circuit Electric Shuttle

Free Electric Shuttle Program in Bellevue to Begin August 1st

Beginning August 1st, those in Bellevue will be able to request a free 100% electric shuttle, BellHop, through an app. The electric ride travels within the downtown area and to other nearby city attractions. Offered in partnership with Visit Bellevue and Circuit, BellHop will cover an approximate four-mile radius from […]

Bike Bellevue Program

“Bike Bellevue” Program Launches to Improve Mobility Options

At the most recent Bellevue City Council meeting, staff discussed the idea of a new program to improve mobility options in Bellevue. “Bike Bellevue” aims to implement bicycle network improvements in the urban core area of downtown, Wilburton, and BelRed. According to the City of Bellevue, the goal of “Bike […]

East Link light rail

East Link Light Rail Completion Date Pushed to Spring 2025

The East Link light rail project has been delayed for the third time. After investigating long-standing concerns with construction quality and durability with raised concrete structures supporting the tracks in key sections of the alignment, a necessary path has been determined. After attempting to repair the issues with the concrete […]

City of Bellevue Fire Department

City of Bellevue to Buy First Electric Fire Engine

Bellevue City Council met at the end of February and authorized the Fire Department to use a state Department of Ecology grant to purchase Bellevue’s first electric fire engine. It will be used at Fire Station 1, at 766 Bellevue Way SE. The fire engine is a Pierce Volterra, one […]

Waymo Vehicle

City of Bellevue Prepares for Automated Vehicles

The Bellevue City Council recently reviewed the Transportation Department’s new Automated Vehicle Strategic Vision. Bellevue and Seattle are working together to build a framework that applies a unified approach to prepare for the arrival of automated vehicles throughout the region. The document that was reviewed discusses a shared future vision […]

East Link light rail

East Link Light Rail Vehicle Testing Continues in Bellevue

The East Link light rail extension has been experiencing new activity as of lately. Trains are being tested on the light rail tracks. They travel in Bellevue at nighttime. According to Sound Transit, crews continue to conduct tests along the extension in Bellevue and Redmond to ensure the new line […]