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We are excited to announce our 2 Line Safety Video Contest with Move Redmond!

Sound Transit, Move Redmond partner to host 2 Line safety video contest

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Sound Transit is partnering with Move Redmond to host a safety video competition for K-12 students.  

The 2 Line is planned to open in Spring 2024, and we are so excited to expand service in Bellevue and Redmond!

Light rail will make it easier to get where you want to go on the Eastside. We want everyone to be aware of the change in their environment—especially in the BelRed neighborhood where the 2 Line will operate at street level.  

Submit a vertical format video on the theme of the contest: Practicing Safe Habits around Light Rail! 2 Line Safety Video Contest submissions accepted at

A yellow sign with a train on it. Text reads 'look both ways.'

For more inspiration, Sound Transit’s core safety messages are:  

  1. Look both ways. Trains come from both directions, so always expect a second train!  

  1. Headphones off, screens down. It’s important to stay alert to be safe.   

  1. Take crosswalks, not shortcuts. Trains always have the right of way, so pay attention to crossing signals.   

  1. Stay behind the yellow line. The yellow strip creates a barrier between the train and the platform.   

  1. Bike smart, ride safe. When you’re riding a bike, always cross tracks at a 90-degree angle to prevent getting stuck.  

Video Contest Guidelines 

  • Open to Bellevue and Lake Washington School Districts’ K-12 students. 

  • Limit one entry per student; no group entries. 

  • Videos must be on theme: Practicing Safe Habits around Light Rail. 

  • Videos should be filmed in vertical format and should be no longer than 60 seconds. 

  • Submissions should include an artist’s statement from the student about the video and safety in and around transportation. 

  • Submissions close in February 16, 2023 and winners will be announced before the 2 Line opens.  

Prizes for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place! 

Selected winners will receive a cash prize and have their videos displayed on Sound Transit’s social media. This contest is open to Bellevue School District and Lake Washington School District kindergarten through 12th grade students.  

K-5th grades | cash prizes ranging from $100-250 

6th-8th grades | cash prizes ranging from $100-250 

9th-12th grades | cash prizes ranging from $100-250 

More about Move Redmond 

Move Redmond works to achieve a more accessible and inclusive Redmond through its streets, trails, and transit. For over 30 years, Move Redmond has worked to make it easier to reach the opportunities in Redmond by walking, biking, or transit.  


For questions, please contact Maritza Lauriano ( and Seth Daphne Esmeson (  

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