Press Release

Standing With The Black Community

Standing With The Black Community

We at the Mountains to Sound Greenway Trust share the anger and sadness being expressed across the nation in response to the murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and Ahmaud Arbery, among the countless other tragedies and examples of racial violence against Black people in America. These murders and the persistent and pervasive institutional racism

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New Washington Outdoor Coalition Shares Six Important Tips for How to #RecreateResponsibly

New Washington Outdoor Coalition Shares Six Important Tips for How to #RecreateResponsibly

We are proud to be part of the new Recreate Responsibly Coalition. You can read the joint press release below, and learn more here. During the global COVID-19 pandemic, spending time outside has become of even greater importance to Washingtonians because of the mental and physical benefits fresh air and nature provide. As Gov. Jay

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Trailhead Direct Ridership Increased 75% In Second Full Season

Trailhead Direct Ridership Increased 75% In Second Full Season

Passengers boarded Trailhead Direct for more than 17,500 hikes in the second season of the two-year pilot project co-led by King County Metro and King County Parks, a 75 percent increase from last year. The transit-to-trails service added a fourth route this season starting at the Tukwila International Boulevard Station, serving some of the nation’s most racially

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Another Win for Greenway National Heritage Designation!

Another Win for Greenway National Heritage Designation!

We’ve crossed the biggest hurdle yet – our quest for designating the Mountains to Sound Greenway as a National Heritage Area (NHA) has cleared both chambers of Congress! Today, the House of Representatives decisively passed the Natural Resources Management Act that earlier passed the Senate. As in the Senate, the vote was overwhelmingly bipartisan –

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