Nominate Projects for the VISION 2040 Awards

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  February 17, 2017
Contact: Michele Leslie, 206-587-4819, mleslie@psrc.org

Nominate Projects for the VISION 2040 Awards

SEATTLE  - The Puget Sound Regional Council is now accepting nominations for its annual VISION 2040 Awards program until May 18, 2017. The awards recognize the superb work being done to achieve the region's growth, economic, and transportation strategy, VISION 2040.

PSRC honors businesses, local governments, and non-profit organizations who do creative work to provide transportation access and mobility, enhance our natural environment, bring jobs closer to where people live, focus high quality housing where the infrastructure needed to support it already exists, and improve the quality of life in the central Puget Sound region.

Previous award winners include JBLM Transportation Demand Management Plan, Manchester Stormwater Park, Stillaguamish River Valley Economic Redevelopment Plan and Cross Kirkland Corridor Park.

Award nomination materials are available online here or by contacting Michele Leslie at 206-587-4819, mleslie@psrc.org. Nominations will be accepted until May 18, 2017 and the awards presented to winners on location throughout the summer.

PSRC develops policies and coordinates decisions about regional growth and transportation planning in King, Pierce, Snohomish and Kitsap counties. The Council is composed of over 80 county, city, port, transit, tribal and state agencies serving the region. It coordinates the distribution of about $240 million in Federal Highway Administration and Federal Transit Administration funds each year. PSRC sets priorities and evaluates the most efficient ways to target those funds to support state and local transportation and growth management plans.

Title VI Notice: PSRC fully complies with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and related statutes and regulations in all programs and activities. For more information, or to obtain a Title VI Complaint Form, contact PSRC at 206-587-4819 or see www.psrc.org/title-vi.

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