Background Documents

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Over the years, preparing for East Link light rail has generated a wealth of presentations, letters, reports and studies for alignment of project that lies within Bellevue. The documents below are generally dated from after the ST2 ballot measure passed in 2008 through 2013 when the first ("Umbrella") Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the City and Sound Transit was approved. Learn more about the 2015 Amended MOU.

NOTE: In the design and mitigation phase of East Link, segments of the light rail in Bellevue were known as Segments B (I-90 to downtown), C (downtown) and D (downtown to BelRed/Overlake).

NOTE: In the design and mitigation phase of East Link, segments of the light rail in Bellevue were known as Segments B, C and D.

For more supporting documents, go to tab labeled "Supporting documents for the 2011 (Umbrella) Memorandum of Understanding"

To view the following documents, go to Sound Transit's website.

  • Sound Transit’s East Link Final Environmental Impact Statement (July 2011)
  • Supplemental Draft Environmental Impact Statement (released November 2010)
  • Draft Environmental Impact Statement (released December 2008)