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New ORCA system for regional transit launched

Posted on May 16, 2022

Today, the new and improved ORCA system launched for hundreds of thousands of transit customers across the Puget Sound region with access to a new website, myOR

Trail open north of Winters House

Posted on May 11, 2022

Trail users will now be able to access the Heritage Loop Trail from SE Bellevue Way via the access path located north of the Winters House.

New ORCA card system begins on May 16

Posted on May 3, 2022

Starting May 16, hundreds of thousands of ORCA transit customers across the Puget Sound region will have access to a new website, smartphone app, and real-time value loading for their ORCA cards.

Masks recommended on transit

Posted on April 26, 2022

From King County Metro: Guided by a Transportation Security Administration (TSA) statement on Monday night, King County Metro will no longer require masks on transit. However, Public Health – Seattle & King County recommends that people wear masks in indoor public transportation settings at this time.

Bellevue expands, adds traffic safety tools downtown

Posted on April 7, 2022

Two new technology tools designed to make streets safer and more efficient are being installed this week at downtown intersections. They hold the potential for reducing deadly traffic incidents.

Leaders celebrate latest progress on regional trail

Posted on January 10, 2022

Mayor Robinson, congressional representatives, praise Mountains to Sound Greenway

South Bellevue park-and-ride garage opens

Posted on November 17, 2021

From Sound Transit: Sound Transit has opened the parking garage at the future East Link South Bellevue Station nearly two years before East Link begins operating in 2023, providing easy transit access to Eastside passengers. 

ST Express and King County Metro riders who had to use alternative parking spaces when East Link construction began in 2017 can now return to the new garage at the same park-and-ride location. Find bus stop and schedule information for ST Express routes 550 and 556

New trail is open between Renton and Bellevue

Posted on November 15, 2021

King County Parks and the Washington State Department of Transportation opened a new 2.5-mile paved segment of Eastrail between Renton and Bellevue, connecting to three waterfront parks along Lake Washington.