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    Bellevue expands, adds traffic safety tools downtown

    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.
    Lidar identifies street users and their locations at intersections.

    City launches effort to better manage curb areas

    As competition for space heats up, public invited to comment for new plan Competition for curbside areas – the borders between streets and sidewalks – in downtown and other dense neighborhoods…
    A limousine is parked on a downtown Bellevue street.

    Leaders celebrate latest progress on regional trail

    Mayor Robinson, congressional representatives, praise Mountains to Sound Greenway City, state and federal leaders today marked the completion of the latest Mountains to Sound Greenway segment in…
    Group of people cutting ribbon on new Mountains to Sound Greenway Trail section

    Winter weather response wanes, flooding still a concern

    Thursday, Jan. 6 City of Bellevue crews responding to the recent bout of winter weather have now resumed their normal operating hours and are no longer running on 24/7 shifts. 
    plow on a Bellevue street

    Help make streets near schools safer

    As part of its Vision Zero transportation safety efforts, the city is inviting Bellevue School District students, parents and neighbors to help make walking and bicycling safer on routes near their…
    Photo of children crossing a street crosswalk with a school bus in the background

    Season of Cheer, Snowflake Lane return for holidays

    Bellevue’s Season of Cheer (formerly called Magic Season) starts today and will continue until Sunday, Jan. 9. Many of the festivities were cancelled last year due to the pandemic. 
    Snowflake-lane-above.jpg

    Walk to School Day returns Oct. 6

    After skipping 2020 due to students learning remotely, Walk to School Day returns to Bellevue on Wednesday, Oct. 6, with a record 16 schools participating, including three middle schools. The event…
    Students cross a street on their way to Newport Heights Elementary School.

    Wanted: Feedback on city’s new demonstration greenway

    The city’s first neighborhood greenway has opened on 165th and 166th avenues in East Bellevue, and we want to know what you think of the project, which aims to create a safer, more comfortable…
    Man and dog near mini roundabout

    Live, in-person arts event returns Labor Day weekend

    The city’s annual arts and crafts showcase returns this year for a scaled back, in-person version after the 2020 event was skipped due to COVID-19 precautions. 
    People peruse the offerings at the 6th Street Arts Fair in 2019.

    Start of in-person classes requires more vigilance by drivers

    Students in the Bellevue School District, grades 1-12, get back to in-person learning starting Wednesday, Sept. 1; the first day of classes for Issaquah School District students, some of who live in…
    Students cross a street on their way to Newport Heights Elementary School.
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