Walkers, bikers: ID imperfections with online mapping tool BELLEVUE, Wash. – The city’s Transportation Department is asking the public to identify unsafe conditions or behaviors in Bellevue’s walking and bicycling network. Information gathered through a “wiki” mapping survey will be used to address locations where problems occur. Participate in the survey. The online survey, …more about Walking and Biking Maps: Unsafe Area Database
Bellevue supports walking and biking as safe, healthy and attractive alternatives to driving. The Pedestrian and Bicycle Transportation Plan articulates a shared vision of a desirable future that remains relevant today. The Pedestrian & Bicycle Implementation Initiative (PBII) is a complement of action-oriented efforts that will advance project designs and programs identified in …more about Volunteer Opportunities: Pedestrian and Bicycle Implementation Initiative
This Fall, many students commutes will be affected by changes in WSDOT new I-405 express toll lanes program. How do express toll lanes work? Electronic signs post the toll rate based on destination and automatically adjust depending on traffic congestion. You pay the rate you see upon entering the express toll lanes. As more vehicles …more about I-405 Express Toll Lanes between Bellevue and Lynnwood
Are you having trouble finding a carpool to campus? Do you have friends who would like to carpool? The Office of Sustainability’s Ridematch program challenges students to try alternative transportation or at the least split the costs of commuting to save both time and money. The BC Ridematch site allows students to add themselves to …more about BC Ridematch Hosts First Meet & Greet Event
With May coming to a close, Cascade Bicycle Club’s Bike Month Challenge is shifting down for the final stretch. In Washington alone, over 15 thousand people participated logging 1,915,818 miles so far. Bellevue College’s team rocked it this year! The 15 active participants logged 272 one-way trips totaling a whopping 1,990 miles and burned an …more about How BC Rose to the Bike Month Challenge
-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