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Planning continues for future of downtown Arlington

The city of Arlington continues to work with Western Washington University to formulate a plan for the future of the city's downtown corridor.

Planning began this fall and continued with an April 23 teleconference Zoom meeting with presentations for the plans for  Olympic Avenue.…

Public input needed for Downtown Arlington Corridor Sustainability Plan

The City of Arlington is contracting with Western Washington University Sustainable Communities program to develop a plan for the future of our treasured downtown. We invite you to join us and share your ideas for downtown Arlington. Imagine the Arlington downtown of the future, one that…

Learning about Place Through Food Dec. 10
WWU students enlisted to work on a downtown Arlington plan

 The city of Arlington is enlisting college students to create a downtown corridor plan and bring a fresh perspective to the look and feel of its main street.

The City Council last week voted to contract with Western Washington University’s Sustainable Communities…

Reimagining Ferndale: WWU's Urban Transitions Studio to present project findings to city officials March 19
New temporary trail concept would be built on U.S. 2 bypass route

Western Washington University students came prepared with a list of safety considerations including adding lighting, dense vegetation and litter control. Much of the early work is being done through a city collaboration with WWU’s Sustainable Communities program…

Program has WWU students helping cities complete major projects

A representative from Western Washington University pitched the idea of partnering with the city to complete sustainability projects during the WWU Sustainable Communities Concept Meeting held last week at city hall.

In a discussion involving local stakeholders, Lindsey MacDonald, the…

WWU completes flood risk study of Stanwood's lowlands

A yearlong multi-faceted project flood study is complete.

In a nutshell, it’s a city-university partnership in which upper level courses at Western Washington University use applied learning to help the city of Stanwood. The results also educate west Stanwood homeowners…

Sustainable Communities Partnership Celebrates Year of Working with Skagit County
Skagit County Signs on to Sustainable Communities Partnership with WWU
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