Redmond Recognized as Tree City USA®, Safety Improvements Made to Local Crosswalks, and more

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Redmond Recognized as Tree City USA®

Redmond has been once again recognized as a 2020 Tree City USA by the Arbor Day Foundation in honor of the City’s commitment to urban forest management. Redmond’s tree canopy goal of 40% will provide environmental benefits, combat climate change, and enhance the natural beauty of our community.

Learn more about Redmond’s tree canopy 

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Safety Improvements Made to Local Crosswalks

The crosswalk at NE 104th Street and 172nd Avenue NE is one of four Redmond crosswalks recently enhanced to improve pedestrian and vehicle safety. The brighter contrast of the new red color used in the crosswalks provides greater visibility in heavily trafficked and school crossing areas.

Learn more about pedestrian safety

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Shop Local at the Redmond Saturday Market

The Redmond Saturday Market returns for its 46th year, opening on Saturday, May 1 through October 30. Visit the market each Saturday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in parking lot D at Overlake Christian Church located at 9900 Willows Road NE.

Learn more about the market

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Join the Bike Everywhere Challenge

The 2021 Bike Everywhere Month Challenge happens annually around Washington State throughout the month of May. Join as an individual or with a team and enjoy all of the benefits of biking. Remember to log your bike trips (and walk, carpool, bus, and vanpool trips too!) on Go Redmond.

Learn more and sign up for the Bike Everywhere Challenge

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Make Simple Changes to Support the Environment

Redmond residents all contribute to clean air, water, and the environment. Follow these tips regarding waste, water, energy, and more, and join us in making a positive impact in our community.

Learn tips for a clean environment 

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