The city is dedicated to providing essential services to residents, but it focuses attention on certain issues of major importance. Hot topics include projects with or by other agencies in Bellevue that have an impact on residents.
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Adding bike lanes and other bike facilities in the city's urban core — including Downtown, Wilburton and BelRed
The City of Bellevue recognizes that there have been ongoing traffic congestion impacts at the Chick-fil-A restaurant on Northeast Eighth Street. The restaurant operator has applied for, and the city has issued permits for a reconfiguration of the restaurant and
Bellevue’s Comprehensive Plan is the city’s foundational policy document, guiding growth and development here for a 20-year span. We are updating the plan to cover the period from 2024 to 2044, with a growth strategy, provisions for middle housing (per HB 1110) and implementation of the Wilburton vision.
Integrating the East Link light rail station under construction at the intersection of Main Street and 112th Avenue with the surrounding neighborhoods, including developing a transit-oriented district. Learn more about the East Main Transit-Oriented District.
Bellevue is a metropolitan center and the largest employment center on the Eastside. Bellevue is seeing unprecedented growth that is likely to continue as the nationwide trend toward urban living continues. This has resulted in a substantive increase in median home values and rentals here.
Information Technology Department strives for continuous improvement and uses data to track progress towards city-wide objectives. Below are key strategic goals, statistics, and demographics that are used to measure success: