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Friday is Park(ing) Day + Map of your local one-day mini parks – UPDATED

UPDATE: You can follow my adventures to parks around town below. Park(ing) Day 2017 is tomorrow (Friday). For one day, neighborhoods across the city will have new mini parks, constructed and activated by neighbors. It’s a day dedicated to new … Continue reading

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Happy Park(ing) Day 2016!

It’s Park(ing) Day! Today is basically tactical urbanism Christmas, a day when 50 new parks and temporary street improvement ideas pop up around Seattle. And if you haven’t been able to get to the parks in previous years, the city … Continue reading

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Park(ing) Day 2016 will span two days, applications now open

Park(ing) Day is one of my favorite days of the year. I just bike all over the city visiting dozens of new tiny parks that pop up in parking spaces for just a few hours (see our post from last … Continue reading

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Friday’s Park(ing) Day will be Seattle’s biggest yet: Over 50 pop-up parks planned

Park(ing) Day is one of my favorite holidays. It’s a day of people and organizations showcasing their creative ideas for how to activate our public spaces. In the space of just a car or two, a whole park can spring … Continue reading

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Micro parks and temporary bike lanes will dot the city for Park(ing) Day Friday

Park(ing) Day is not just for little parks anymore. The day started in San Francisco in 2005 and quickly grew worldwide. In essence, people take over a parking space or two for one day and turn it into a tiny … Continue reading

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Got a Park(ing) Day idea? City accepting applications this month

For one day in September, Seattle residents and businesses will transform parking spaces around the city into little parks. PARK(ing) Day is an international event for people to be creative and re-imagine the urban space usually reserved for car storage. … Continue reading

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City now taking Park(ing) Day applications

Park(ing) Day is an annual celebration of the power and potential of public space. For one day, people turn an on-street parking space into a tiny park. Let your imagination run wild: What would you like to see in your … Continue reading

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Register your Park(ing) Day spot by September 4

Park(ing) Day is coming up September 21. Have you registered for free with SDOT yet? For those not familiar with Park(ing) Day, it’s a world-wide event where people reclaim public spaces currently reserved for car parking and turn them into … Continue reading

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Happy Park(ing) Day!

We only have a certain amount of public space, and yet we use so much of it to park our cars. For just one day, people all over the world take back urban space one parking spot at a time, … Continue reading

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Squeaky chain? We’re helping to give free light tune-ups on Park(ing) Day

We’ll be at the People’s Parking Lot’s Central Park for Park(ing) Day tomorrow. Belltown Pull-Apart will be bringing a bike stand and some tools to give free light tune ups and small fixes. So all you riding around with squeaky … Continue reading

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