The Feet First Walkable Washington Program recognizes and supports communities creating walkable places throughout Washington. The program showcases outstanding projects and programs promoting walking; maintains a statewide network of key contacts and stakeholders; and provides communities with assistance to help create safe, inviting, and accessible walkable places.


The program recognizes communities that are…
  •   Promoting walking as an important public policy
  •   Engaging their community in walking and physical activity
  •   Leading implementation of projects and programs that create more walk-friendly places
The program supports communities by…
  •   Showcasing outstanding projects on our website
  •   Facilitating collaboration and learning with an annual symposium and recognition event
  •   Providing assistance with safe routes to school, walking audits, and engagement programs

Learn more about the innovative program: Walkable Washington Program Brochure


The annual Walkable Washington Symposium & Awards brings under one roof over 150 leaders, planners, engineers, health professionals, educators, students, and advocates. The event is a successful collaboration inspiring innovation, and celebration of programs and projects designed by cities, counties, and organizations.




Thursday, April 2, 2015 | 9 am – 4 pm | Redmond City Hall

Welcoming Remarks from
City of Redmond’s Mayor, John Marchione


Master of Ceremonies
FAIA | AIA Seattle


Keynote Speaker
Civic Visionary and Walkability Expert at Blue Zones




Over 150 leaders, planners, engineers, educators, and advocates from across the state will attend this event to educate, energize and inspire the next generation of leaders. A limited number of early bird tickets are available, be sure to get your ticket today.





To nominate your project to be considered for the case study library and for an Innovation Award, please complete the Walkable Washington Share Your Project Form

The stories you share will be an inspiration for the people working across Washington to create walkable communities.