Late 2015 - The city receives a grant from WSDOT to develop a concept design to improve roadway facilities for non-motorized uses between 11th and 34th streets.
January 2016 - Alta Planning + Design begins the design of the South Commercial Avenue Corridor Plan with a public open house to get feedback from the community. Later that month, the design team presents three alternatives to city staff.
February 2016 - The City Council approves the Parkway Alternative, which includes wide sidewalks, protected bike lanes and plantings.
Summer 2019 - The city receives grants from WSDOT and the Washington State Transportation Improvements Board for design and construction of improvements in the two-block area from 11th to 13th streets.
November 2019 - The city begins the conceptual design phase of the Commercial Avenue Complete Street project.
December 2019 - Alta Planning + Design introduces the project to the public through an open house and a City Council presentation.
Through January 2021 - Alternatives assessment & conceptual design evaluation
February 2021 - City Council votes unanimously to pursue the design of a roundabout.
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