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Crews gear up for 9-month closure of 124th Ave. NE

Posted on July 31, 2019

The first phase of a long-anticipated project to widen 124th Avenue Northeast to accommodate growth in the BelRed area and allow future passage of the East Link light rail line will begin on Monday, Aug. 5.

I-90 Seafair & Blue Angels

Posted on July 25, 2019

From WSDOT: A new flight path will allow the Blue Angels to soar over the Seattle area during the 2019 Seafair Air Show without closing the Interstate 90 floating bridge.

Sound Transit crews install innovative track equipment to enable light rail vehicles to cross I-90 floating bridge

Posted on July 24, 2019

Sound Transit is a step closer to the first-in-the-world achievement of operating light rail on a floating bridge as construction crews install the innovative track bridges that will enable light rail vehicles to transition onto the floating bridge, and the specialized track attachments that minimize weight and isolate stray current from the electric system that powers the trains. 

Unveiling Eastrail – previously known as Eastside Rail Corridor

Posted on July 22, 2019

This past weekend we unveiled the Eastrail, the new name for the emerging 42-mile multipurpose trail previously known as Eastside Rail Corridor.  The Eastrail name evokes its rail history and its trail future. The new tagline, “Let’s Connect,” reflects the vision of the corridor to better connect Eastside communities with an uninterrupted, non-motorized trail.

King County Metro VANniversary celebrates 40 years of commuter vans.

Posted on July 22, 2019

Forty years after the first vanpools started in Seattle in 1979, King County Metro’s publicly-owned and operated commuter van program leads the nation for having the most public vanpools. Today and this month we celebrate this important milestone in public transit history four decades in the making and dubbed VANniversary.

Party for Eastside Rail Corridor Saturday

Posted on July 19, 2019

The Eastside Rail Corridor segments in Bellevue already include more than two miles of interim gravel trail for pedestrians and bicyclists. But the best is yet to come, with the development of a new ped-bike bridge over Northeast Eighth Street, a "floating" trail atop a refurbished Wilburton Trestle and a new span over Interstate 405.

Come celebrate the entire corridor -- including the unveiling of a new name -- at a family-friendly event on Saturday, July 20, 10 a.m.-noon, at Redmond Central Connector Park. Live music, a kids’ bike rodeo, a group ride and more.

Montlake Freeway Station bus stops close

Posted on June 14, 2019

Starting June 22, 2019, buses will no longer stop at the Montlake Freeway Station due to the construction of WSDOT's Montlake project. In response, WSDOT and Sound Transit have partnered together to add ST Route 542 service on evenings and weekends in order to provide 7-day service between the Redmond, Montlake and the U-District. 

Explore Bellevue on Lake to Lake Bike Ride

Posted on May 23, 2019

The eighth annual Lake to Lake Bike Ride on Saturday, June 8 will provide riders of all levels and abilities with an opportunity to experience Bellevue by bicycle. Riders can choose between three routes — a mostly flat, approximately nine-mile Greenbelt loop perfect for families and less experienced cyclists; a more challenging, 22-mile Lake to Lake loop with some climbs; and a new, free kids ride.

City of Bellevue Council Roundup:Update on Downtown Bikeway Projects

Posted on May 17, 2019

At Monday’s extended study session, the City Council was briefed on ongoing efforts and possible next steps to make downtown’s bicycle network safer and more effective. The presentation focused on a bikeway on 108th Avenue Northeast and bike lanes on Main Street.