Downtown Main Street Bike Lane Extension

On June 5, the BDA Transportation Committee produced a recommendation to the BDA Board. The recommendation was processed over the span of two Board meetings, resulting in a position supporting an East/West bike lane project on Main Street. Read more about the BDA's position in the 7/26 letter to the Bellevue City Council.  


  • March 28, 2019 - Bellevue Transportation Commission voted to have another meeting about the Main Street bike lanes and postpone a recommendation to Council.  
  • May 20, 2019 - Bellevue City Council unanimously voted to direct the Bellevue Transportation Commission to provide a recommendation regarding Main Street bike lanes.
  • May 23, 2019 - Bellevue Transportation Commission was split 3-3 on an alternative recommendation, deferring decision to a later date.
  • June 5, 2019 - BDA Transportation Committee gathered and produced a recommendation for the BDA Board. 
  • June 18, 2019 - BDA Board reviewed the alternatives and Committee recommendation. Did not act. 
  • July 11, 2019 - Bellevue Transportation Commission discussed alternatives, ending in indecision.
  • July 16, 2019 - BDA Board weighs the BDA Transportation Committee recommendation and approves a position supporting an E/W bike lane expansion on Main Street. 
  • July 29, 2019 - Bellevue Transportation Commission will select an alternative. Meeting was organized by the Commission Chair and Vice Chair to complete its work.

Travel Times

Eastbound: 2.3 mins
Westbound: 1.7 mins

Alternative 1
Travel Times (PM Peak)

Eastbound: 2.4 mins
Westbound: 2.6 mins

Alternative 2
Travel Times (PM Peak)

Eastbound: 2.3 mins
Westbound: 1.7mins

Alternative 2.1
Travel Times (PM Peak)

Eastbound: 2.2 mins
Westbound: 1.7mins


Get Involved

Committee members receive regular updates, resource materials, meeting invitations, and opportunities to communicate feedback. To join the committee, please contact Matt Jack, BDA Policy Manager

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