West Seattle Junction Area

Final Junction RPZ ProposalNew! We are reviewing the comments we received this spring and plan to send out a final decision on whether or not a new RPZ will be installed by June 2019.

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SDOT is reviewing the comments we received this spring and plans to send out a final decision on whether or not a new RPZ will be installed by June 2019.

Project Background

As Seattle continues to grow, so too does the demand for access and parking in the City's busiest areas, including our urban villages and neighborhood business districts like West Seattle. Specific to West Seattle, SDOT also received a formal request for a new Restricted Parking Zone. SDOT is reviewing parking and access in the area with local stakeholders to determine potential improvements to area parking management. Click here to see a summary of what we heard from our summer 2018 outreach.

Outreach – Past Meetings and Materials

August 23, 2017: West Seattle Junction Merchants’ Association

September 18, 2017: Project fact sheet

September 19, 2017: Junction Neighborhood Organization (JuNO) Meeting

October 5, 2017: Neighborhood mailer and online survey link

February 28, 2018: West Seattle Junction Merchants' Association

March 29, 2018: West Seattle YMCA Meeting Handout 

April 26, 2018: Junction Neighborhood Organization (JuNO) presentation and handout

May 9, 2018: District 1 MHA Open House handout

July 29, 2018: West Seattle Farmers Market drop-in session 10 AM - 2 PM

August 10, 2018: Cupcake Royale at 4556 California Ave SW drop-in session 10 AM - 11:30 AM

February 28, 2019: Public Hearing at the Senior Center of West Seattle 6 PM - 8:30 PM

Data and Project Studies

November 2017: West Seattle Junction Access Intercept Study Results

December 7, 2017: West Seattle Junction Off-Street Parking Occupancy Study

March 13, 2018: Study Area Existing Load Zone Map

October 2018: Summary of West Seattle Junction RPZ Survey Results

In the News

Westside Seattle, March 21, 2017: JuNO Meeting on RPZ and more March 21

West Seattle Blog, September 18, 2017: TUESDAY: Parking & park, @ Junction Neighborhood Organization

West Seattle Blog, September 20, 2017: Parking 'fact-finding mission,' park plan, more @ Junction Neighborhood Organization

Westside Seattle, September 21, 2017: Junction members discuss HALA, preserving parking and new open space at quarterly JuNO meeting

Councilmember Lisa Herbold's Blog, October 13, 2017: West Seattle Junction Parking Study

West Seattle Blog, February 28, 2018: West Seattle Junction still doesn't need paid on-street parking, SDOT says after first study in 9 years

West Seattle Blog, April 27, 2018: VIDEO: RPZ in Junction-area residential neighborhoods? SDOT updates JuNO

West Seattle Blog, July 17, 2018: Restricted Parking Zone in West Seattle Junction area? Here's how to tell SDOT what you think

Westside Seattle, July 30, 2018: Herbold: RPZ Results for the West Seattle Junction

West Seattle Blog, October 31, 2018: PARKING: SDOT plans to officially propose RPZ for West Seattle Junction area, two years after community request

West Seattle Blog, February 4, 2019: FOLLOWUP: See final proposal for West Seattle Junction-area Restricted Parking Zone and other street-parking changes

Councilmember Lisa Herbold's Blog, February 8, 2019: West Seattle Junction RPZ Proposal Up for Public Comment through March 15; February 28 Meeting

KING 5, February 28, 2019: West Seattle restricted parking proposal receives mixed reviews

West Seattle Blog, March 2, 2019: What was said and asked at SDOT's hearing on proposed West Seattle Junction Restricted Parking Zone, and what's next