2022 Pedestrian & Bicycle Master Plan Updates

Project Overview: ES557 Now through Summer 2023, City of Bellingham will update the 2012 Pedestrian Master Plan and the 2014 Bicycle Master Plan. These mode-specific plans establish citywide pedestrian and bicycle networks, identify and recommend improved needs, apply community-identified priorities, and develop a fiscally-constrained list of projects for the future. Extensive public input will inform ... Read more

Electrification of Transportation

Electric vehicle charging
Project Overview: EF154 This project involves installing electric vehicle (EV) charging stations throughout Bellingham to improve the availability of EV charging. In early 2021, the City of Bellingham received a $1.5 million grant from the Washington State Department of Commerce to be used towards installing new EV infrastructure across Bellingham. The City is contributing an ... Read more

State-Ellis Bridge Replacement

Whatcom Creek flowing under the State-Ellis Street bridge
Project Overview: ER014 The State-Ellis Bridge across Whatcom Creek is a timber structure bridge supported by wooden piles located at the intersection of State and Ellis streets. The bridge was built in the 1930’s. It has gradually deteriorated and requires replacement. The new bridge structure is a single span concrete structure over Whatcom Creek. The ... Read more

YMCA-Proposed Relocation to the Civic Athletic Complex

​​The City of Bellingham and the YMCA are both providers of recreational services to the residents and visitors of Bellingham and Whatcom County. Both share a common mission of providing services to promote a healthy, equitably served community of all ages and abilities. In a community with limited resources, creative and strategic approaches to dealing ... Read more