EcoDistrict Update – July

 Hello Neighbors!

It’s been an incredible month.  Pridefest is over but the rainbow sidewalks and SCOTUS decision(s) remain. July is here. We urge you to stay hydrated and check out the latest goings on in your EcoDistrict.

Thank you for your ongoing interest and support.


YOU’RE INVITED: Join us for a Capitol Hill Sustainability Social

Do you want to learn more about sustainability in your neighborhood? Join us for a Capitol Hill Sustainability Social on Monday July 6th! Meet your neighbors, hear from interesting organizations and enjoy delicious food and drink from Capitol Cider. RSVP here.

Community Profiles: Meet the EcoDistrict Co-chairs!

This new series highlights people making our neighborhood great. The inaugural post features the EcoDistrict Steering Committee co-chairs: Mike Mariano and Neelima Shah. Read it here!

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“Innovation in parking systems is an important way for communities to forge a low carbon, economically inclusive future.”

Last month we released a report on District Shared Parking, outlining the potential for a new parking management strategy in Pike Pine. You can read the full report here.

Volunteers Needed! Help make the Pedestrian Streets Pilot a success!

As part of the Pike Pine Pedestrian Streets Pilot happening in August, we are looking for volunteers to help with everything from data collection to set up to management. This work is crucial to the ensuring a safe, fun and positive street closure experience for everyone. Email Arielle at if interested.

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SATURDAY JULY 4th:  Cal Anderson Park Independence Day Picnic

Enjoy Cal Anderson’s annual 4th of July fun! This family friendly event has free food, activities, crafts and much more! 11am-4pm, Cal Anderson Park, 1635 11th Ave.

MONDAY July 6th: Capitol Hill Sustainability Social 

The Capitol Hill Sustainability Social will be an informal opportunity to get together and chat. Meet your neighbors, hear from interesting organizations and enjoy delicious food and drink from Capitol Cider! 6-8pm, Capitol Cider, basement room, 818 E. Pike St. RSVP here.

Sunday July 12th: Community Solar Celebration

With our Community Solar project fully subscribed, it’s time to celebrate! Seattle City Light is throwing a party in Cal Anderson Park to recognize all of the Community Solar participants and projects, including our project on the Holiday Apartments! Join us for music, ice cream and to hear about this awesome work. 1:30-2:30pm, Cal Anderson Park (N. of Shelter House), 1635 11th Ave. RSVP here.

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