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East Link Testing Scheduled Nov. 8 - Nov. 9

Posted on November 7, 2022

Live wire light rail vehicle testing previously planned to begin Nov. 1, 2022, has been rescheduled and will now begin Tuesday, Nov. 8. Crews will be conducting this test overnight, between the hours of 9 p.m. and 5 a.m., starting Tuesday, Nov. 8 and ending Wednesday, Nov. 9. 

National Transportation Safety Board chair checks out Bellevue's street safety measures

Posted on November 3, 2022

Jennifer Homendy, chair of the National Transportation Safety Board, visited Bellevue on Monday and viewed multiple city projects that are making it safer for people walking, bicycling, rolling, taking transit or driving to get around Bellevue.

Planned construction on I-90 Monday - Friday, Oct. 14 until the morning of Saturday, Oct. 15

Posted on October 13, 2022

From WSDOT: Maintenance on I-90 westbound from milepost 7.1 near Island Crest Way to milepost 2.5 near I-5 Interchange beginning at 10:45 pm on October 14, 2022 until about 6:00 am on October 15, 2022 closes all westbound lanes and the Island Crest Way, 76th Avenue Southeast/North Mercer Way, and West Mercer Way on-ramps.

ORCA retail network expansion starting today; redesigned cards debut

Posted on October 5, 2022

From Sound Transit:  ORCA, the Puget Sound’s all-in-one transit card is now available for purchase and reloading at more stores. Beginning this month with the addition of Fred Meyer, more stores will be added on an ongoing basis, eventually doubling the number of locations and adding more availability at locally owned businesses.

Carpool permit parking returns to Northgate and Tukwila International Boulevard stations

Posted on October 4, 2022

From Sound Transit: Free permits now available for November for two or more transit riders who carpool together.

New and Classic ORCA Cards at Vending Machines

Posted on September 29, 2022

All vending machines will now sell both the classic and new version of the adult ORCA card. What you need to know: New ORCA cards temporarily cannot be reloaded at retail store locations through fall 2022.

Full SR 520 closure across the lake planned, Southbound I-5 lane and ramp closed near West Seattle Bridge

Posted on September 28, 2022

Drivers should plan for travel delays; I-90, I-405 will be open all weekend

Free Youth Transit Pass is here!! New online tool helps you ride free until 19

Posted on September 1, 2022

Starting Thursday, Sept. 1, if you’re 18 or younger, riding transit is as simple as boarding a bus, light rail train, streetcar or Water Taxi. Your cost to ride: $0.

Youth 18 and younger get free transit passes for all Sound Transit services

Posted on September 1, 2022

The Free Youth Transit Pass is live! The new program is being implemented in partnership with other regional transit agencies to create a seamless experience for riders.

Mobility Implementation Plan wins Governor’s Smart Community Award

Posted on August 17, 2022

Bellevue has won a 2022 Governor’s Smart Communities Award from the state Department of Commerce for its Mobility Implementation Plan, a new long-range planning framework that will help city officials decide on project investments in the transportation system based on all the ways people get around town.