Eastside

Bellevue Makes Progress on Vision Zero Action Plan, Seeks Feedback

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Near the end of 2015, Bellevue City Council endorsed Vision Zero with a goal of reaching zero traffic deaths and serious injuries by the...

Seizing the Bellevue Grand Connection Opportunity

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Bellevue Grand Connection is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. How do we get the most out of it? Downtown Bellevue is amidst its biggest growth spurt over...

Metro and Sound Transit Propose Major Bus Restructure on the Eastside

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King County Metro and Sound Transit are proposing a significant restructure to routes on the Eastside, which would affect communities stretching from Bellevue to...

Refining I-405 BRT, Sound Transit Seeks Input on Station Access and Amenities

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Bus rapid transit (BRT) will stretch from Lynnwood to Burien via I-405 by 2024. It's the larger of two major BRT projects planned to...

Forward Thrust Part 2: The Art of Picking Sides

The Forward Thrust bond initiatives of 1968 and 1970 were a success because of their ambition. They were also failures because of their myopia....

Bellevue Adopts New Downtown Livability Standards

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Bellevue has been chugging away on a Downtown Livability Initiative for its business, retail, and housing core over the past four years. In 2013,...

How To Measure East Link’s Success

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Over the weekend The Seattle Times ran a story about the technology that will allow East Link to operate on a floating bridge and several other...