West Seattle

A guide to getting to, from, and around West Seattle.

This online guide is regularly updated with ways to travel to, from, and around the West Seattle peninsula during major bridge closures. Walking, biking, taking transit, ridesharing — or changing your trip to stay local or travel at off-peak times — are all ways people are getting around and helping reduce their impact on communities located along major detour routes. 

Stay Local

Local Health Services

Find your nearest healthcare facilities and COVID-19 testing sites.

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Remote Work & School

Check out these promotions and services for West Seattle students and residents.

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Nearby Destinations

Support local businesses by exploring some of West Seattle’s best restaurants and cafes.

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Walk & Roll

Maps & Resources

Travel smarter, not harder with these additional resources.

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Plan Your Route

Find the most pedestrian-friendly route with these tools.

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Stay Healthy Streets

Walk and roll safely on these converted neighborhood greenways.

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Bike & Scoot

Resources

How to use bike lanes, your West Seattle-Duwamish Valley bicycle shops, and more.

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Plan Your Route

Find the best bike route to get you where you need to go.

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Ride for Free

Riding by scooter and bike just got easier for essential workers.

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Public Transit

Payment Options

Get your ORCA card and start riding today.

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Assisted Transit

Explore nearby transit options for older adults and people with disabilities.

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Plan Your Trip

Track your bus or ferry’s arrival time with these tools.

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COVID Safety

Track your bus or ferry’s arrival time with these tools.

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Vanpool

More Rideshare Options

Reimburse employees using Vanpool, and more.

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First Month Free

Cut your commute time and save money with Metro Vanpool.

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Drive Safe

Maps & Resources

Check traffic conditions before you leave with real-time street camera maps, and more.

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Lower Bridge Access

Help us keep the Spokane St. Swing Bridge clear for emergency, transit and freight vehicles.

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Use Caution

Do your part to reduce car-related injuries and deaths.

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