Policy, engagement & design initiatives inspire progress in Puget Sound

Inform Leafline’s gap analysis and learn from guest speakers about strategies for funding, community engagement, trail maintenance, and design.

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”

2022 legislative session

Opportunities to invest in trails The 2022 legislative session may be short, but there are opportunities to bring trails to the forefront. Here are key actions we’re hearing Connect active transportation spines – To ensure that all Washingtonians can get where they need to go, we must invest in active transportation spines and networks. AContinue reading “2022 legislative session”

Make your voice heard during the 2021 Legislative Session

During this first-ever virtual legislative session, you have the opportunity to meet with your state legislators to encourage them to support investments and policies that create accessible, inclusive, and safe trails for people of every age and ability. Specific priorities which will help support our vision of a connected trails network across central Puget Sound, include: protectingContinue reading “Make your voice heard during the 2021 Legislative Session”

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”