Age-Friendly Design Standards

These design elements are standard for street design and construction.  This section highlights how standard street design elements create age-friendly streets and how they can contribute to a child-friendly and age-friendly experience for someone who walks, drives, or bikes.

  1. Pedestrian lighting
  2. Pedestrian clear zone
  3. Street crossing design
  4. Traffic calming
  5. All ages and abilities bicycle facilities


Greg Spotts, Director
Address: 700 5th Ave, Suite 3800, Seattle, WA, 98104
Mailing Address: PO Box 34996, Seattle, WA, 98124-4996
Phone: (206) 684-7623

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