Bellevue Pedestrian Plan

Public service announcement on behalf of Franz Loewenherz, Project Manager of the City of Bellevue Transportation Commission. — Jim

After months of public input, including focus groups and online surveys, the city has drafted potential updates and improvements to the network of bike and pedestrian-friendly paths, lanes and trails in Bellevue. The draft network plan report includes 188 miles of bikeway, 85 miles of sidewalk, and 25 miles of trail facilities. It’s aimed at supporting pedestrians and bicyclists with varying levels of experience. (Draft Network Plan Report)The city now wants to hear what you think about these project recommendations!Please provide your input with the new interactive mapping system that allows you to view and comment on proposals to improve Bellevue’s network of bikeways, sidewalks, and trails.
Additionally, staff have launched an extensive outreach effort aimed at diverse audiences; including presentations and open houses at the following community events: […]

  • Oct. 22 at 10:30 a.m., Russian-speaking residents, Circle of Friends, 121 107th Ave NE
  • Oct. 22 at 6 p.m., City Council, Room 1E-113, Bellevue City Hall, 450 110th Ave. N.E.
  • Oct. 23 at 6:45 p.m., Eastside Runners Group,Kirkland Kingsgate Library, 12315 N.E. 143rd, Kirkland
  • Oct. 25 at 5:30 p.m., Transportation Commission, Room 1E-113, Bellevue City Hall, 450 110th Ave. N.E.
  • Nov. 7 at 10 a.m., Chinese-speaking residents (in collaboration with Chinese Information and Service Center), North Bellevue Community Center lunchroom, 4063 148th Ave. N.E.

Public comments on the draft network plan are being accepted until November 29 when the Transportation Commission is scheduled to discuss and approve a final recommended network plan, and policy and project prioritization framework. The plan, in its entirety, is anticipated to be completed in Spring 2008. For more information about Walk & Roll visit the project website, or contact the project manager, Franz Loewenherz, at 425-452-4077.