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2019 State of Transportation

Capacity

Active Transportation

  • Washington travelers walked or biked an estimated 1.16 billion miles in 2017
  • 2017 Annual Bicyclist & Pedestrian Count tallied 560,768 active transportation users
  • At 53 permanent counters around the state: 1.3 million trips counted in 2017
    • 20 more permanent counters planned for 2019
  • More than 300,000 people crossed Lake Washington via SR 520 Trail in 2018
  • Record number of Pedestrian and Bicycle Program and Safe Routes to School grant requests received in 2018:
    • 255 applications totaling $187.4 million
    • Anticipate $41 million available in
    • 2019-21 from all funding sources, including federal and state
  • Factoring active transportation into projects and program earlier in the process for cost-effective connections
Active transportation - Bicycle riders