Seattle City Light is building a new substation and underground distribution network to help power Seattle through the 21st century. S&A conducted environmental scoping outreach and is leading the public involvement effort around the planning, design and construction of this $200 million project.
Transportation is critical to a region's quality of life and economic vitality. S&A led the public education and communications for a 9-year, $930 million transportation plan that will take care of the basics, build for the future and reshape the way people get around, today and tomorrow.
Seattle is building a modern streetcar network that will provide new mobility options and support economic growth. S&A managed a two-year construction communications effort for the $134 million First Hill Streetcar line that connects a number of diverse neighborhoods to the regional transit system.
The replacement of the seawall is critical to public safety and economic development in our community. The new seawall will enhance the environment and reconnect people to the water. S&A is supporting communications and construction outreach for this $300 million public infrastructure project.
The city of Kirkland had a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity: a border-to-border pedestrian, bicycle, and transit corridor, connecting people to places where they wanted to be. S&A coordinated the public outreach as Kirkland developed a Master Plan to guide the corridor’s development.
Parks are public assets enjoyed by everyone. S&A facilitated meetings to identify community priorities and raise awareness of issues like lack of funding. Community input helped shape a ballot measure that led to the creation of Washington State’s largest metropolitan park district.
Community centers are places where people can build community and improve their health. In 2014, S&A worked with the Seattle Parks Department to engage the public around a Community Center Strategic Plan that reflects users' needs, enables decision making, and supports these neighborhood assets.
The City of Redmond is restoring Monticello Creek to make it healthy for aquatic life and to ensure it remains a valuable natural asset. S&A is managing public engagement around the development of a Watershed Restoration Plan to identify potential stormwater retrofit and in-stream projects.