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Join us in May to unveil the map vision
Imagine a network of connected trails, where pathways to walk, bike, or roll take you everywhere you want to go! Our goal is to realize a network of trails that connects communities across Central Puget Sound. Through an extensive mapping process, the coalition identified more than 450 miles of existing or planned trails. But manyContinue reading “Join us in May to unveil the map vision”
Celebrating the progress we made together in 2021
Our 2021 Annual Report benchmarks the progress we’ve made together. Collaborators now span the region, and more than 60 organizations have formally pledged support.
Be a leader in the movement for trails
We are currently seeking nominations for the Leadership Group, the Coalition’s governing body where volunteer members make decisions, set our strategy, and tackle emerging issues for the Coalition. You’ll find more information about these roles below and in our Charter.
When we invest in the network, trails will help solve our biggest problems
As our nation grapples with major challenges, policymakers should remember that trails provide cross-cutting solutions. A trail network across central Puget Sound will provide mobility solutions, green transportation options, safe places to walk or roll, and access to the outdoors. With big gaps in access to transportation and green space throughout the region, connecting theContinue reading “When we invest in the network, trails will help solve our biggest problems”
Updates from November 12, 2020 Coalition meeting
From essential workers taking trails to get where they need to go, to families exploring nature, and old friends catching up, trails have brought so many of us a much-needed breath of fresh air this year. They’re one of the few places we can come together, even as we stay six feet apart. Even amidstContinue reading “Updates from November 12, 2020 Coalition meeting”
Introducing Leafline, a coalition to connect Puget Sound by trail
Today, leaders from King, Kitsap, Pierce, and Snohomish counties announced Leafline, a new coalition to connect the regional trails network. Leafline was jointly announced by elected leaders and partner organizations including: King County Executive Dow Constantine Kitsap County Commissioner Rob Gelder Pierce County Executive Bruce Dammeier Snohomish County Executive Dave Somers To learn how youContinue reading “Introducing Leafline, a coalition to connect Puget Sound by trail”
Benefits of Connecting Communities Across Puget Sound
By connecting trails, we’re connecting communities for a better future. Investments in trail connectors and spines will: Build a resilient transportation system by connecting where people live, work, and play–bringing together rural and urban centers and maximizing the environmental benefits of active transportation; Connect underserved communities for better access to opportunity; Improve local economies byContinue reading “Benefits of Connecting Communities Across Puget Sound”