Little Brook Healthy Street

More space to play in a healthy way

Updated October 12, 2022

What's happening now?

We are making the Little Brook Healthy Street Permanent! 

We introduced Healthy Streets during the pandemic in 2020 as a way for Seattleites to get outside safely and stay active in local neighborhoods throughout the city. Healthy Streets are open for people walking, rolling, biking, and playing, and closed to pass-through traffic. 
 

Thank you to all the neighbors that have provided us with input and feedback!

We asked neighbors how the Little Brook Healthy Street is working for them and what they think of making it permanent. Here is a full report of the results. We collected 141 surveys (both paper and online) (99 in English, 40 in Spanish, and 2 in Amharic) with 81% in favor of making the Healthy Street space permanent.  You can find the survey summary here.

Little Brook Neighborhood Greenway Project map:

LB Healthy Street

Project overview

Stay Healthy Streets make it possible for people to walk, roll, and bike in the street while staying 6 feet apart during the COVID-19 pandemic. Installed as part of our emergency response to the pandemic in 2020, they also provide an opportunity to consider how they might improve communities beyond the pandemic.  

The Little Brook Stay Healthy Street was requested by neighbors. We installed it in April 2021 as a 3-month pilot. We extended the pilot through at least November. With the community organization Lake City Collective taking the lead, many neighbors are enjoying the extra space with activities like basketball, gardening, wellness classes, and movie nights. All are welcome to join. We're collecting input from neighbors about the Stay Healthy Street and whether it should be made permanent. 

Collage of images of people playing on the Stay Healthy Street

See more Little Brook Stay Healthy Street photos on our SDOT Flickr page.

Project map

Map above shows the space on 32nd Ave NE outside Little Brook Park is closed to vehicles and open for play. 

The Little Brook Neighborhood Greenway, on 32nd Ave NE between NE 143rd and NE 135th, is coming as early as fall 2022. To learn more about the project, please visit the project webpage here.  

Schedule

April 2021: Installed pilot Stay Healthy Street

Summer/fall 2021: Heard from people on whether the Stay Healthy Street should become permanent 

Fall/winter 2021: Share next steps for the Little Brook Stay Healthy Street

Materials

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