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Cushman Trail Wins Vision 2040 Award

SEATTLE - Gig Harbor has won a 2017 VISION 2040 Award from the Puget Sound Regional Council for the Cushman Trail Project. The awards recognize innovative projects and programs that help ensure a sustainable future as the region grows.

"Gig Harbor is increasing mobility options throughout its economic centers as well as regionally," said Josh Brown, Executive Director of PSRC, "The new trail is safer, ADA accessible and environmentally sound."

The award was be presented at the Gig Harbor Council meeting on September 25.

VISION 2040 is the region's growth management, economic, and transportation strategy, designed to meet the needs of the 5 million people expected to be living in the region in 2040. It is an integrated, long-range vision for the future that lays out a strategy for maintaining a healthy region - promoting the well-being of people and communities, economic vitality, and a healthy environment.

PSRC develops policies and coordinates decisions about regional growth, transportation and economic development planning within King, Pierce, Snohomish and Kitsap counties. The Council is composed of over 80 entities, including all four counties, cities and towns, ports, state and local transportation agencies and tribal governments within the region.

Title VI Notice: PSRC fully complies with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and related statutes and regulations in all programs and activities. For more information, or to obtain a Title VI Complaint Form, call 206-587-4819.

Puget Sound Regional Council, 1011 Western Ave Suite 500, Seattle, WA 98104

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