-Kelsey Creek Road received a few design adjustments this past month. These changes emerged from conversations with King County Metro in Summer 2014. When Metro proposed cutting several routes from the College campus, Metro and the College struck a deal on design adjustments that would improve service and safety. In the end, these changes helped …more about Kelsey Creek Road Bus Lane Changes
May is National Bike Month! The best way to celebrate Bike Month is simply to get on a bike: ride to work, ride to the grocery store or just ride for the sheer joy of being outside soaking up the spring weather. Whether you’re a veteran cyclist, returning after a break from the bike or a …more about May is National Bike Month! Take the Challenge!
Later this year, express toll lanes will open on I-405 between Bellevue and Lynnwood. I-405 express toll lanes let drivers choose to travel faster by paying a toll to access the HOV lanes. Toll rates will adjust depending on traffic, and drivers will pay the rate they see upon entering the lanes. Tolls can be …more about I-405 HOV Lanes Become Express Toll Lanes
Public Transportation Long Range Planning: What is the future of transportation in our region? King County Metro is undertaking long-range planning efforts. The goal of the planning initiative is to determine how Metro will meet the future needs of the region in response to changes in population, economy, technology, and education. Bellevue College can contribute …more about What is the future of transportation in our region?
Changes are coming to Bellevue College’s Transportation Program! The major change to the program is the replacement of Commuter Check program for the ORCA Plus program. The Cashier’s Office will still sell Commuter Checks to students who qualify for ORCA LIFT and the RRFP. The changes to the Bellevue College Transportation Program emerged after a Fall …more about Changes to ORCA Bus Pass Guidelines
Last month Bellevue College purchased a brand new Honda Civic hybrid vehicle to provide more options for BC staff when running errands around campus. Bellevue College already has 4 hybrid Ford trucks, which are used by staff as utility vehicles in making trips around BC. The Honda hybrid boasts impressive gas mileage at 44 mpg …more about New Honda Hybrid on Campus
Bellevue College and the Puget Sound Regional Council (PSRC) invite you to take the survey below in order to help plan future transportation improvements in the Puget Sound region. The purpose of the survey is to collect feedback from students, faculty, and staff on day-to-day travel in the area: how we travel, where we go, …more about Inform Transportation and Commuting – Enter to Win an iPad!
Beginning September 27th, King County Metro will be implementing widespread bus route cuts that will affect many BC student’s commutes. The cuts come in the face of decreasing revenues over the past several years. 28 routes will be deleted, and 13 routes revised to fit the current budget. In order to maintain services, the Metro …more about How this quarter’s Metro route cuts will affect you
Hopelink Mobility Management Team needs YOU! Make new friends, get involved on campus and make connections by volunteering with Hopelink. Help people save money, time, and the environment by answering questions and informing students and staff of Bellevue College about alternate transportation methods to campus. When: 2+ hour shifts between 8am-3pm on September 22nd – September …more about Volunteer Opportunities with Hopelink Mobility Management!
Sustainability at Bellevue College is happy to welcome back Hopelink’s Mobility Management team to our campus to help achieve our transportation programs and awareness this year! Last week Hopelink and teams of BC student volunteers provided students and faculty with resources and travel plans to help get to and from campus. Hopelink is a nonprofit …more about Transportation Assistance Comes to Campus