To support the BelRed corridor's transformation from an underutilized, semi-industrial area to a collection of vibrant urban villages connected by light rail stations, the city is widening arterial streets that serve the area and even adding new streets, all with partial funding from from a low-interest federal loan. Video
Sound Transit's East Link light rail line is under construction and slated to begin operation in 2023. It will pass through BelRed, connecting downtown Seattle, downtown Bellevue and the Overlake area in Redmond. Two stations will be in BelRed, providing opportunities for transit-related development nearby.
Transportation projects include:
- Northeast Spring Boulevard construction (View aerial footage - May 2020)
- 124th Avenue Northeast widening (View aerial footage - May 2020)
- 130th Avenue Northeast widening (View aerial footage - May 2020)
- 120th Avenue Northeast corridor improvements (View aerial footage - May 2020)