2018 State of Transportation

Active Transportation is increasingly a viable transportation option

The number of people who walk or bike to work in Washington is increasing

  • Statewide 4.4% of commuters bike or walk to work (2016 benchmark report - Alliance for Biking & Walking)
    • Seattle: 12.9 % bike or walk to work (1.4% increase from 2007 - 2013)
    • Statewide, 10.3% bike, walk and take transit
  • New permanent counters in just nine communities showed:
    • 1.58 million bike/walk trips in one year
  • Bicyclists in Washington contribute $3 billion in direct expenditures into state's economy annually
Bicycle rider waiting for light rail
SR 520 bike and pedestrian path