• Walk Score – Walk Score’s mission is to promote walkable neighborhoods. Walkable neighborhoods are one of the simplest and best solutions for the environment, our health, and our economy.
  • Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center – Our mission is to improve the quality of life in communities through the increase of safe walking and bicycling as a viable means of transportation and physical activity. Through our comprehensive Web sites, we offer information and training to diverse audiences about health and safety, engineering, advocacy, education, enforcement, access, and mobility as it relates to pedestrians and bicyclists.
  • Encore walking resources with links to numerous walking resources including groups of walkers around the Sound, various walking tours, and other walking events.
  • Safety Tips | Safe Kids Worldwide – “Whether your kids are walking to school, the park or a friend’s house, here are a few simple tips to make sure they get there safely.”
  • Pedestrian and Cyclist Safety Guide – Tips for people who are walking, cycling, or driving to get around more safely.
  • All intersections are legal crosswalks
  • Distracted Walking a Major Pedestrian Safety Concern


  • SDOT Request Form – Report damaged sidewalks or request changes to traffic signals
  • Seattle Pedestrian Program – Common pedestrian needs and phone numbers to get help
  • SDOT Contact Information
  • Parking issues: For ongoing issues, contact the Parking Enforcement Unit at 206-386-9012 and they will come out and investigate what is going on and work to correct the issue through new signage or more regular enforcement. For issues that may need more immediate attention, you can call SPD’s non-emergency number at 206-625-5011.


  • Seattle Neighborhood Greenways – Seattle Neighborhood Greenways is your safe street advocacy organization. We are a rapidly growing volunteer coalition representing many neighborhoods across Seattle who plan and advocate for safe, equitable, and comfortable streets connecting us to the places we want to go.
  • Seattle Pedestrian Advisory Board – SPAB exists for the benefit of the people of Seattle. The board advises the city on pedestrian matters, contributes to the planning process, promotes pedestrian safety, prepares an annual report, and also tracts implementation of the Pedestrian Master Plan. The board meets on the second Wednesday of each month from 6-8pm in City Hall and its meetings are open to the public.
  • Feet First – Feet First is an advocacy organization promoting walkable communities. We envision people walking every day for their health, transportation, environment, community, and pleasure.
  • Urban Sparks – Urban Sparks assists those who share their professional talents with the community, making parks, gardens, trails, education programs, and buildings — whatever helps improve society and its outlook.
  • Sound Steps – We are a volunteer-driven and city-wide walking program for adults 50 and better!
  • Undriving – The mission of Undriving™ is to activate people’s innate curiosity, creativity, and resourcefulness to make more conscious, active transportation choices, and to discover and share the joys inherent in car-free travel. Our innovative Undriver Licensing™ program reduces carbon emissions, eases parking and congestion, and enhances community connections. Undriving is changing the way people think about getting around.
  • Global Road Safety Partnership – Partners with road safety organizations across the world: “We play a powerful role in capacity building and training of road safety practitioners, engage actively in advocacy at all levels, provide road safety programme coordination at the global level and are a recognised expert source of road safety knowledge and good practice.”


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