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 a low-interest federal loan. Video
Sound Transit's East Link light rail line is under construction and slated to begin operation in 2024/2025. 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: