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BDA TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE

NEXT MEETING (May 25)

Curb Management Plan:
City Overview of Proposed Policy Updates + Review Committee’s Work to Date

Committee work is ongoing to track the City's progress to develop a Curb Management Plan with the goal of producing a recommendation to BDA Board of Directors. At this upcoming meeting, BDA members will hear from Bellevue city staff on the proposed policy updates necessary to implementing a Curb Management Plan. Following the presentation and Q&A, members will review the committee's work to date and discuss outstanding topics: curb policies, prioritization, and enforcement. This meeting marks the fourth gathering on the topic since February. Consensus will be checked on key points to recommend advocating. 

Meeting details:
Wednesday, May 25
12:00 - 1:00pm
Microsoft Teams
Access information is shared via email to BDA members who've joined the committee. 

Resources:
(May 2022) COB Proposed Policy Updates to Support Curb Management Plan 3 pages
(Apr 2022) COB PPT re: Curb Management Plan Update 12 pages
(Jan 2022) COB PPT Curb Management Plan 14 pages

Want to join?

Joining grants members access to BDA Transportation Committee meetings, policy updates, and internal reporting. Contact Matt Jack if you're a BDA member who'd like to join.

Focus Areas

  • Mobility Implementation Plan - Once commonly referred as “Transportation Master Plan”, the MIP is a long-term planning framework that consolidates existing transportation plans to ensure compatibility with land use policies and visions. Policy work on the MIP is expected to span all of 2021 and go into 2022. 
     
  • Curbside Management - Support efforts to establish a policy framework to organize and manage the increasing demand curb space from different competing uses. The City of Bellevue is working to develop a Curbside Management Plan - work was initiated early in 2022.
     
  • I-405 South Downtown Access Study - City of Bellevue has partnered with WSDOT to examine opportunities for an access portal on I-405 in South Downtown. Funding will have to come from the State.  
     
  • Multimodal Network Connectivity - Increasing options relies on balanced, safe and accessible system for all modes. Ongoing work includes supporting opportunities that expands and diversify multimodal connectivity without stressing existing right of way. This recently includes BDA support for the N/S bikeway on 108th Ave NE and E/W bikeway extension on Main St.      
     
  • I-405 Capacity and Access - Advocating to WSDOT and the Washington legislature for critical investments to advance and complete the I-405 Master Plan. These investments are necessary for Sound Transit's Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) project plans, a program supported by the BDA.    

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 Director