Save Our Sandbox!
Paulo Nunes Ueno is a father of two who built a sandbox in the planting strip outside his Seattle home.
The sandbox became a focal point of his community. Following a complaint, he was asked to move it or pay a $500/day fine. SDOT has convened an internal task force to research the issue and in the meantime he can keep the sandbox where it is.
The City of Seattle has the opportunity to help knit tighter communities by loosening the rules that control how we use our planting strip. We've put together a small graphic illustrating how silly this issue really is and encourage residents to voice their opinion to CIty Council as well.
Seems like everyday we retreat further into our phones, cars, tv's and computers. By allowing home owners and renters to create friendly gathering places in front of their houses, the city can help us knit tighter communities. Let's make Seattle a safer more kid/people friendly place! Legalize sandboxes!