Accessibility

We are committed to an accessible transportation network.

SDOT operates its programs and services without regard to race, color, creed, sex, age, disability, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, and other protected groups. 

Non-Discrimination Policy

The Seattle Streetcar's accessibility aligns with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act and Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Title VI : Civil Rights Act of 1964

Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act

The Seattle Streetcar is accessible and easy to board for all users. Streetcar stations feature low floors and high platforms for a minimal gap between the platform and streetcar. Wheelchair ramps on the streetcar automatically deploy upon the press of a blue button from inside or outside of the car. The streetcar also features both audio and digital display stop announcements. 

You can request an accommodation, modification, translation, interpretation or language service, through our ADA portalKing County Metro, Seattle's Streetcar provider also has accessible services.

For more information regarding the City of Seattle and Title II of the ADA, please visit seattle.gov/ada

Service Animals

Service animals are welcome on the Seattle Streetcar at no additional charge. This includes animals-in-training accompanied by a trainer or person with a disability.

Bikes

Bikes are allowed, space permitting, in the center section of the streetcar. Please use the bike racks, located in the center section of the First Hill streetcar and new South Lake Union streetcar, when available. If the racks are occupied, or if you are on a South Lake Union streetcar without racks, please hold your bike upright while riding.

Cyclist riding bike near streetcar tracks