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South Bellevue Park-and-Ride garage to open this fall

Posted on January 20, 2021

From Sound Transit: Collaboration with the City of Bellevue, on-time construction will allow the garage to open nearly two years before East Link begins operation

Choose Your Way Bellevue Mobile App and Commute Survey

Posted on January 13, 2021

Choose Your Way Bellevue is considering our next program offerings and would appreciate your input. What’s more, there's an opportunity to win a $50 gift certificate! Take our Mobile App and Commute survey and you will automatically be entered into a drawing.

Crossroads Connect offers expanded service hours and service area

Posted on January 11, 2021

On Oct. 1, 2020, the City of Bellevue and King County Metro launched Crossroads Connect, providing residents of the Crossroads and Lake Hills neighborhoods with an on-demand mobility service connecting them to Crossroads Shopping Center and nearby transit stops serving the broader Eastside.

Heads up, travelers – Eastbound SR 520 closed this weekend

Posted on January 7, 2021

Eastbound SR 520 will be closed this weekend between Montlake Boulevard and the Eastside so crews can realign the traffic lanes. The westbound lanes will remain open all weekend.

Newly-formed Vanpools are free for two months, gain access to West Seattle Low Bridge

Posted on January 6, 2021

Metro is pleased to announce a new transit offer for essential workers and other residents who need to travel from West Seattle to work. Riders in new Vanpool groups that form between Jan. 4 and March 31 can apply to ride fare-free for two months.

Check your trip: Rider tools available during winter weather, intermittent canceled trips

Posted on December 18, 2020

From King County Metro: Heading into winter months and facing some trip cancellations, we wanted to remind riders of the best tools to have handy.

Bellevue Transit Center Restroom Closure

Posted on December 16, 2020

From Sound Transit: Beginning Friday, December 18th, 2020, Bellevue Transit Center restrooms will be closed. This is due to the permanent closure of the Rider Services building for upcoming redevelopment. The ticket machine will be temporarily out of service beginning Tuesday, December 29th, 2020. It will move to a new location in the transit center in February 2021.

King County Metro debuts its Rider Dashboard

Posted on December 15, 2020

Metro’s new Rider Dashboard, also known as “The Dash”, provides customers, communities, and partners with up-to-date answers to frequently asked questions about transit. The Dash displays data on ridership, mask use, trips that exceed passenger capacity limits and bus stop pass-ups.

Metro waives ORCA card fees on new cards

Posted on December 9, 2020

From King County Metro:

King County Metro is pleased to announce that individuals needing new adult or youth ORCA cards will not have to pay the $5 card fee now through February 28, 2021. All transit agencies accepting ORCA are waiving the fee to encourage contactless forms of payment to reduce the spread of COVID-19.

Project update: East Link Extension

Posted on November 10, 2020

From Sound Transit:

We missed you at fairs and festivals this year, so we created a way to connect through a virtual engagement booth. We want to keep you up to date as crews wrap up major construction activities for the East Link Extension while following COVID-19 safety protocols.