Walking in Washington

All Washingtonians are pedestrians at one time or another - to get to work, for recreation, as part of events and tours, and our children may walk to school. In fact, most trips that people make every day are short enough to be accomplished by foot or wheelchair.

People walking on a sidewalk and crossing the street at an intersection

Walking can improve personal and environmental health, reduce traffic congestion, and enhance ones quality of life, among other things.

Whether you are walking to increase physical activity, looking to make your community more walkable, walking for recreation, or are a pedestrian transportation professional, we have useful information on walking in our state.

Information about Walking in Washington

Technical Assistance for Pedestrian Transportation