Community forum kicks off planning for a new regional trail

By Samantha DeMars-Hanson

Tacoma to Puyallup Regional Trail Route Analysis to plan implementation for the future trail connection

One of our keys to constructing and preserving a wholesome multimodal transportation gadget is creating secure infrastructure for everybody despite how they go with to get around.

That’s why we’re excited that efforts to grow a neighborhood bicycle and pedestrian path among Tacoma and Puyallup acquired a large increase with a Tacoma to Puyallup Regional Trail Route Analysis to verify three techniques for connecting the NULL cities. This connection will bridge a principal hole within the imaginative and prescient to create a broader Tahoma to Tacoma Regional Trail network.
Building and supporting infrastructure that works for all modes of travel is key to a healthy transportation system.

Want to read more? Great! We’re co-hosting a public occasion from 5:30-8 p.m. on Thursday, June 27 on the Pioneer Park Pavilion (330 S. Meridian in Puyallup).

The night will start with an casual open dwelling at 5:30 p.m. and can also contain a presentation from mayors Kim Roscoe of Fife and John Palmer of Puyallup as nicely as Secretary of Transportation Roger Millar at 6 p.m. and small staff discussions at 6:30 p.m. The occasion could have transportation themed toys, books and sports to have interaction younger participants. The occasion region is ADA accessible.

A Stakeholder Advisory Group (SAG) – constituted of the Puyallup Tribe of Indians, Pierce County, the towns of Fife, Puyallup, and Tacoma, Metro Parks Tacoma, Sound Transit, Downtown On the Go, Port of Tacoma, ForeverGreen Trails, the Puyallup Watershed Initiative Active Transportation Community of Interest and us – met previous this month to speak the recommendations and overview data. It will meet twice extra this yr to examine recommendations and make a recommendation. The route research – funded via a partnership among the Puyallup Tribe of Indians, Pierce County, the towns of Fife, Puyallup and Tacoma, Metro Parks Tacoma and us – will finish in early 2020 with an implementation and funding plan for making the proposed path a reality.


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