EcoDistrict Update – June
Hello EcoDistrict supporters, enthusiasts and friends!
After months of work we’ve finally released our District Shared Parking report. We’re also getting feedback on piloting Pedestrian Streets in Pike/Pine. Check out these updates as well as Joel Sisolak’s latest blog post and learn how you can take action to promote a sustainable and equitable community.
Thank you for your ongoing interest and support.
Parking is often a contentious issue, but there’s little question that we should use the parking that we do have more efficiently. The potential for such a strategy in Pike Pine is detailed in our 2015 report District Shared Parking: Program, Policy, and Technology – Strategies for a More Resilient Parking System in Pike Pine. Share your feedback with us!
Nothing Endures but Change: Lessons on Community Resilience
Experimentation and shared learning are critical in resource management and in shared housing. The model also applies in urban neighborhoods. Read Joel’s blog post here to learn more (originally posted on the Capitol Hill Seattle Blog here).
Piloting Pedestrian Streets in Pike/Pine – we want your feedback!
The EcoDistrict is The Capitol Hill EcoDistrict is leading a community engagement and planning process – in partnership with other community groups and City departments – about piloting pedestrian-only streets in Pike/Pine a couple times this August.
Check out some pictures from last month’s events you might have missed!
Bike to Work Day Station We have some pretty awesome bike commuters in the EcoDistrict.
Forterra Breakfast Awards We pledged to support neighborhood sustainability #ForThisPlace.
We’re Community Solar-Powered New pictures of our panels on the Holiday Apartments.
CHCC Pedestrian Streets Meeting The Capitol Hill Community Council hosted an interactive community meeting to get feedback on the idea of piloting Pedestrian Streets in Pike/Pine.
In The News:
- Capitol Hill 2035, CHS blog
- Communal living on Capitol Hill – Calling all Building Ambassadors!, CHS blog