Join us for fun activities designed to show how a lively, interactive, people-focus can take shapeÂ on Capitol Avenue!
- Street Transformation – The west driving lane and parking lane will be closed to vehicle traffic to show how the street can better meet the diverse transportation needs of walkers, bikers, and drivers.
- Park(ing) DaysÂ – Community partners will transform parking spaces into fun, creative parklets for enjoyment by the public. Interested in hosting a parklet? Download flier
- Farmers MarketÂ at the Capitol – A thriving marketplace that showcases Michigan food and agricultural products will set up shop on the east lawn of the Capitol Building.
- Fitness FridayÂ presented by the YMCA – The capitol lawn will spring to life with active recreation in the form of a yoga class and lawn games.
Host a Parklet
Community partners have the opportunity to transform a parking space along Capitol Avenue into an active public space. Get creative and have some fun! To participate, download a flier and contact:
Samantha Harkins, (517) 908-0306
Derek Tisler, (517) 908-0302
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For two days, Lansing turns parking spaces into playgrounds – WKAR, June 30, 2015
‘Parklets pop up outside the Capitol – WLNS, July 28, 2015
‘Parklets’ coming to Capitol Avenue this week – Lansing State Journal, July 27, 2015