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Wanted: Feedback on city’s new demonstration greenway

Posted on September 9, 2021

The city’s first neighborhood greenway has opened on 165th and 166th avenues in East Bellevue, and we want to know what you think of the project, which aims to create a safer, more comfortable corridor for people to walk and bicycle through the neighborhood.  

Simulated service begins on Northgate Link segment ahead of Oct. 2 opening

Posted on September 1, 2021

With just more than a month before the opening of the Northgate Link extension, Sound Transit has begun full simulated service on the extension. Now, all Link trains continue without riders from University of Washington Station to Northgate. During peak service hours, people in the Northgate area will see trains running every eight minutes in each direction along the elevated tracks. 

New connections, more service: King County Metro improving and restoring service as Sound Transit Link light rail expands to Northgate

Posted on September 1, 2021

Big changes are coming to transit service starting Oct. 2 as King County Metro launches updated connections to three new Sound Transit Link light rail stations in Seattle. Metro also will restore 36 previously suspended bus routes across King County, add hundreds of bus trips, and revise and improve other service in partnership with City of Seattle. Together, these changes will support the region's recovery and connect more riders to destinations.

Sound Transit Virtual 2022 Service Plan Events

Posted on August 10, 2021

Sound Transit is proposing some changes to service in 2022, including, increasing service on select Express bus routes, restoring peak-hour service, restoring Sounder South service and opening the Hilltop Tacoma Link Extension. Come to Sound Transit’s virtual open house (August 11 at 6 p.m.) or virtual public hearing (August 12 at 11 a.m.) to learn more about these proposed changes and share your feedback.

Rider alert: Get ready for month-long Montlake Bridge closure

Posted on August 6, 2021

From King County Metro: King County Metro is ready to help get you where you need to be while the Montlake Bridge is closed for most of August. Metro will join the 40,000 to 66,000 vehicles a day taking alternate routes while the Montlake Bridge is closed to vehicle traffic for construction.

Mountains to Sound Greenway Trail

Posted on August 6, 2021

As part of the Mountains to Sound Greenway Trail construction project, it will be necessary to close a portion of SE 36th Street, between 132nd Avenue SE and 142nd Place SE (see map below), to build traffic islands, complete utilities work and restore the roadway. Four separate closures are scheduled starting Aug. 9 and ending Oct. 4.

Community celebrates safety upgrades for SE Newport Way

Posted on August 2, 2021

Years of collaboration between residents in the Eastgate area and City of Bellevue officials capped off today with a celebration marking the completion of a major transportation improvement project on Southeast Newport Way. 

Community members and several city councilmembers commemorated the Southeast Newport Way Pedestrian and Bicycle Improvement project, which significantly improved safety along 0.85 miles of the roadway, from Somerset Boulevard Southeast to 150th Avenue Southeast. 

What are your transportation priorities? Let the city know

Posted on July 27, 2021

The city is in the process of creating a new long-range planning framework to better guide transportation system investments. To make sure the plan reflects the priorities of everyone who walks, bikes, takes transit or drives in Bellevue, we’re inviting people to provide feedback through a questionnaire. 

SaFE Reform Initiative

Posted on July 16, 2021

King County Metro is looking to reform its transit safety, security, and fare enforcement policies and practices through the SaFE reform initiative. Metro believes SaFE reform is a necessary step on its journey to becoming an anti-racist mobility agency, fulfilling its commitment to the King County Executive’s True North and values, and adhering to Metro’s Mobility Framework.