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Canyon Park Subarea Plan

Project Information

Location: Bothell, WA


Services Provided

  • Station area planning
  • Community and stakeholder engagement
  • Development feasibility analysis
  • Regional growth center planning
  • Hybrid form-based code
  • Implementation plan
  • Street concept design

We led a multidisciplinary team to develop a 20-year plan, planned action EIS, and development code to foster a thriving, transit-oriented job center and mixed-use neighborhoods in the face of complex land use, transportation, and natural systems challenges. The plan leverages investment in two bus rapid transit lines by focusing high-density development near transit stops and improving walkability with through-block connections and comfortable paths. The project includes a hybrid form-based code with provisions for people-oriented design. We led community and stakeholder engagement to achieve a community-backed, politically feasible, equitable plan.


  • Established roadmap for transition from suburban business park to walkable mixed-use urban center
  • Facilitated strategy development among community members, five government entities, local businesses, and property owners
  • Met PSRC’s regional growth center criteria and local growth targets
  • Increased development feasibility for transit-oriented development
  • Carefully selected places for upzones to achieve affordable housing
  • Elevated strategies to maintain flexible, affordable commercial space and cultural anchors