Deborah Wang talks with Initiative 123 backer Kate Martin and opponent Patrick Gordon about whether Seattle should build a waterfront view park along Alaskan Way — and potentially scrap its existing waterfront plans in the process.
Bill Radke speaks with executive director of Washington's National Parks Fund Laurie Ward about Mount Rainier National Park winning ninth place in an online competition for grant money. The park won $42,000 to restore a cabin to house search and rescue volunteers.
Don't be afraid of Freeway Park in downtown Seattle: That's the message from Riisa Conklin, executive director of the Freeway Park Association. She told Kim Malcolm why the park covering I-5 is a safer, brighter place on its 40th birthday.
Over 50 mini parks have popped up around Seattle streets today. It's for PARK-ing day, an annual international event where people can make over parking spots with park greenery, fun and games. KUOW's Allie Ferguson talks to University of Washington student Stephanie Velasco about the park she helped create: Jurassic Park-let.
Ross Reynolds talks to Don Harper, from Our Parks Forever and the the No on Prop. 1 campaign, Christopher Williams, superintendent of Seattle Parks, and Erica C. Barnett, political reporter for Publicola, about the Proposition 1 election results.
Ross Reynolds talks with two advocates concerning Seattle Proposition 1, which would create a Seattle Park District. Don Harper is with the group Our Parks Forever, which opposes the passage of Prop 1, and Ken Bounds is with Seattle Parks For All, which advocates for it.
Ross Reynolds speaks with Jennifer Wielund, public space program manager at the Seattle Department of Transportation, about the crop of a dozen new pilot parklets which will appear in parking spaces across the city this summer.