All told, 63 people participated in this community-led design concept. That is phenomenal. You can see the complete design HERE.
There was strong general agreement among participants that they wanted a natural-feeling park with native plants and the enjoyment of flowing water. Additional elements rose to the top as they worked through their discussions.
The attached site-concept rendering and some other illustrations provided by the designers at Johnson+Southerland are …
JSIS Bike to School Day May 7 2014
Today the Census Bureau released its newest report on commuting in America. There’s been a 60 percent increase in bike commuting in America over the past decade. Portland is #1 at 6.1%, and Seattle ranks #5 at 3.4%.
You need to know the trip to work is all this report tracks and trip to work is the tip of the bicycle iceberg. …
Read more about Wendy, the Willing But Wary Cyclist by clicking on the image below.
Originally published April 18, 2014
By Jacob Ostrowsky
Jefferson Park entrance from Beacon Hill Greenway
What happens when you ride every greenway in Seattle? Over the course of several weeks, I did exactly that and came away with a deeper understanding of how far we have come…and what the Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) needs to do to realize the full potential of greenways.
First of all, I didn’t just …
On February 22, 70 thought leaders came together representing the City of Seattle, advocacy and community groups, the University of Washington, and design & engineering firms. The Greenway Wonkathon: a half-day collaborative event focused great minds on improving neighborhood greenway design and development. The topics areas we discussed were greenway development, segment design, intersection design, place-making, evaluation, and political strategy.
The Wonkathon was a huge success! Thank you! …