August 27, 2015
Announcing the 2015 Seattle Neighborhood Greenways first annual PARK(ing) Day Design Competition winners!
(Hurry!! Applications for PARK(ing) Day are due by close of day Friday, August 28.)
Our judges (Andres Salomon University/NE Greenways), Bob Edmiston (Madison Park Greenways), Dave Rodgers (SvR Design), David Burgesser (Seattle Department of Transportation) and Cathy Tuttle (Seattle Neighborhood Greenways) had a hard time narrowing the field of 18 fabulous entries down to just three winners and two alternates.
Winners will receive prizes plus extra attention as they apply for permits, help with materials, and help making the best possible PARK(ing) Day projects. All of our judges will all offer technical support, with Andres Salomon taking the lead on working with winning entries.
Funding for the first annualPARK(ing) Day Design Competition comes from the Bowline Fund.
And the winners are:
- GRAND PRIZE WINNER Shirley Savel/Family Bike Team, Rainier Valley Protected Bikes Lane
- Chris Saleeba and Fred Young Alta Planning & Design, 6th Ave NW & NW 65th St crossing
- Andres Salomon, NE 65th St & 22nd Ave NE Protected Bike Lane
- Kenneth Trease & Jen Goldman, Burke-Gilman Trail & 40th Ave NE
- Andrea Fitch, 4th Ave N & Florentia St connector
Congratulations and thank you to everyone who entered the first annual Seattle Neighborhood Greenways first annual PARK(ing) Day Design Competition!
Seattle PARK(ing) Day on Friday, September 18 from 11am to 7pm will be wonderful this year!
Seattle Neighborhood Greenways is using PARKing Day to celebrate streets for people by encouraging applicants to build street safety projects.
Make sure to visit our award-winning projects on September 18. Who knows, some of them may even be implemented permanently in the future!