Electrification of Transportation

Electric vehicle charging
Project Overview: EF-0154 This project involves installation of electric vehicle charging stations throughout Bellingham. This will improve availability of electric vehicle charging. Challenges to overcome for implementation are limited right-of-way, connection to electrical grid, and existing street improvements. Funding Source: WA State Department of Commerce Grant, Transportation Fund Status – July 2021 Accomplishments: Grant received. ... Read more

Meridian Street Roundabouts Feasibility Study

​Project Overview: ES-0550 In 2019, Public Works staff and Reid Middleton consultants engaged in a comprehensive study of the two closely-spaced intersection at Meridian/Birchwood and Meridian/Squalicum to examine alternatives to converting these intersections into roundabouts. The traffic signals at these two intersections must be operated in tandem and they are nearing the end of their functional lifespan. Squalicum ... Read more

2019 Transportation Benefit District Projects

​​Project Overview:  ES-0547 This project consists of Transportation Benefit District-funded pedestrian and bicycle improvements throughout Bellingham.  The purpose of this project is to reduce risk and improve connectivity for pedestrian and bike travel in accordance with the City’s Bicycle and Pedestrian Master plans.  This project includes new sidewalks on portions of Yew Street, 24th and Lakeway / ... Read more