Urban Vitality

The U District Partnership serves as the nexus between the community and the developers, public officials, and organizations managing and implementing the transformational urban development taking place throughout the district.

Through service, leadership, and advocacy, the UDP is fostering urban vitality for all who live, work, and play in the U District. Below you will find resources to help you stay up to date on the public, private, and transit-oriented development happening in the U District.

Parks and Open Space

The U District’s parks and open spaces serve as an outdoor living room for daily life. From Waterfront Park to Christie Park, our open spaces are growing, improving, and changing. Learn more about the existing and planned open spaces in the U District.
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Mobility and Transportation

The U District is on the move! Learn more about the important transit and mobility changes happening in the district, including the U District Light Rail station, traffic changes, bus routes, bike lanes, scooters, and more.
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Private Development

The U District is getting taller! It is critical that new development continues the established physical character of the University District as a welcoming, inclusive neighborhood designed and built at a human scale.
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Public Realm

From murals, to utility box art, to outdoor seating, the U District Partnership helps beautify our neighborhood and amplify the neighborhood character that makes the U District unique.
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Katy Ricchiuto is the Built Environment Community Engagement Manager. Contact her at katy@udistrictpartnership.org.