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Metro makes it easier to apply for reduced fares and learn about transit

Posted on February 16, 2021

From King County Metro: To make it easier to learn about transit and apply for a reduced fare, Metro is now offering Virtual Neighborhood Pop-up events and has launched an online Reduced Fare Portal as of Feb. 16. 

City prepares for snow

Posted on February 11, 2021

With snow forecast for Bellevue Thursday and over the weekend, the city was preparing snowplows and readying crews for possible round-the-clock action into Monday morning. 

Temperatures are expected to drop below freezing at night and even stay that way during the day Saturday and Sunday, so residents are warned to watch for icy streets, starting Wednesday night. 

You too can get ready for snow and ice, with tips in English here, as well as links to them in other languages. 

King County Metro seeks community input through route to recovery survey

Posted on February 9, 2021

From King County Metro:

As we continue to transition through the pandemic’s recovery phases, King County Metro is making plans to gradually restore suspended service where needed most. In order to make the most informed service decisions for King County residents and Metro customers, we are seeking community feedback through a short survey on Metro’s route to recovery. Responses are due by 11:59 p.m. March 8, 2021. Your valuable input will help transit planners identify and recommend priority service changes in September 2021 and beyond.

Metro to install mask dispensers on entire bus fleet

Posted on February 2, 2021

By March 31, 2021 or sooner, Metro will install mask dispensers on its entire bus fleet of 1,404 coaches.

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.

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.