took a significant step at our September 23 quarterly meeting towards
our network coordination and gap-filling goals, as we workshopped our
shared map vision and began to capture the trails network. Our new
interactive map, explained in more detail below, will be open for
initial comments through Thursday, October 7.
full meeting summary contains details of our discussion and information
about upcoming events (including some this week!). Read on for three
timely actions coming out of our meeting...
- Claire Martini, Leafline Project Manager
Leafline Trails Summit schedule is LIVE for October 12-16!
three virtual sessions, we'll explore the value of our trails network,
assess the state of trails funding; and collaborate on shared
challenges. You'll also have the option to join several policy rides
this fall, providing a way to gather safely outdoors and
highlight critical gaps in the network. While final details are falling into place, we wanted you to be the first to see the schedule. You won't want to miss it!
Welcome to our newly elected Officers—Terry Jungman (Chair), Dianne Iverson (Vice Chair), Cameron Steinback (Secretary), and Warren Jimenez (Treasurer)—and
incoming Leadership Group members, including Amy Brockhaus, Kimberly
Kinchen, Luke Distelhorst, Mike Town, and Blake Trask. We're also
welcoming many new Coalition members, including representatives from
Bruce Dees & Associates, MIG, Port of Seattle, Washington Bike Law,
WWRC, and others.
feedback will shape our forthcoming subway-style map and inform future
conversations about gap-filling, equity, and regional connectivity. The
tool is set up to capture point or line-based feedback for data
troubleshooting, "big ideas", major spines, and network gaps.
Instructions to make comments, details about datasets, and other FAQ can
be found in the meeting slides (21-28). To get help with comments or to share a dataset, please reach out.
map was made possible by the technical expertise of volunteers Hailey
Brey and Amy Taylor, as well as Brianne Blackburn, Emily Griffith, Terry
Jungman, Nathan Howard, Nathan Schumer, Mike Ullmer, all 30+ members of
the Map Vision Working Group, and others who've contributed so far.