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Updated: November 1, 2021

What you'll find below:

Stay Healthy Streets

No matter how you get around West Seattle, you likely will make some trips walking, pushing a stroller or rolling in a wheelchair. We are supporting people walking and rolling safely by converting some existing, neighborhood greenways (calm residential streets) into Stay Healthy Streets.

A map portraying the location and route of the Stay Healthy Street in West Seattle on High Point An image of a map of the Stay Healthy Street that extends from just South of Puget Park to Highland Park
Stay Healthy Street: High Point Map  Stay Healthy Street: Delridge/Highland Park Map

Stay Healthy Streets are closed to vehicles - but not residents or deliveries - 24 hours a day, 7 days a week (until further notice). This decreased vehicle traffic makes these streets a safer place for you to make trips and explore neighborhoods by walking, rolling, or riding.

Want to enjoy the benefits of Stay Healthy Streets on your block? Read our guidelines and then request a Stay Healthy Block permit. You may soon see residential streets around schools turned into Stay Healthy Blocks to create more space for children into and out of schools.

Mini grants available for organizing Safe Routes to School

As schools reopen with staggered start and end times, you will see parents and children walking, biking and rolling to and from school. Parents and community organizations: did you know there are resources available to organize or support safer routes to school?

Mini Grants - Transportation      Safe Routes to School
Apply for a $1,000 grant for resources to support walking, rolling and biking to and from school.    How to start a Safe Routes to School campaign at your school.

Plan your route

A preview of the Seattle Accessible Route Planner. The image highlights the West Seattle area in particular and shows the sidewalk conditions of the area. A map showing the elevations and slope around the Highland Park area
Accessible Route Planner (interactive)        Elevation Accessibility Map (interactive)

Maps and additional resources

West Seattle and Duwamish Valley Walking Map (PDF)
feet first West Seattle Trails map (PDF)
Seattle Neighborhood Greenways program
Request a Stay Healthy permit for your block
feet first
Report an issue in your neighborhood

Transportation

Greg Spotts, Director
Address: 700 5th Ave, Suite 3800, Seattle, WA, 98104
Mailing Address: PO Box 34996, Seattle, WA, 98124-4996
Phone: (206) 684-7623
684-Road@seattle.gov

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