Cross Kirkland Corridor Park Wins VISION 2040 Award

SEATTLE  -  Kirkland, Google and SRM have won a 2016  VISION 2040 Award  from the  Puget Sound Regional Council  for the Cross Kirkland Corridor Park. The awards recognize innovative projects and programs that help ensure a sustainable future as the region grows.
"This project is a unique example of good partnerships creating great public amenities," said Josh Brown, Executive Director of PSRC. "The city purchased part of the old BNSF corridor and turned it into a park with important car-free commute connections."
The award will be presented at the Kirkland City Council meeting on November 1.
VISION 2040 is the region's growth management, economic, and transportation strategy, designed to meet the needs of the 5 million people expected to be living in the region in 2040. It is an integrated, long-range vision for the future that lays out a strategy for maintaining a healthy region - promoting the well-being of people and communities, economic vitality, and a healthy environment.
PSRC develops policies and coordinates decisions about regional growth, transportation and economic development planning within King, Pierce, Snohomish and Kitsap counties. The Council is composed of over 80 entities, including all four counties, cities and towns, ports, state and local transportation agencies and tribal governments within the region.
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