Host a People Street this summer!

We’re excited to announce that after three successful years of piloting the People Street program and with your feedback, Seattle, the program returns in 2018!

The Seattle People Street program supports Seattle neighborhoods to activate temporary, pedestrian-only streets by closing off certain city blocks to vehicles and opening them up for:

 

Pedestrian Access

Making a more welcoming, accessible, and comfortable pedestrian environment.

People Street’s open space for people to gather.

 

Business Engagement

Developing a free and streamlined process to allow food service businesses within the pedestrian street footprint to operate a temporary outdoor café during the street closure to take advantage of the extra space.

Host an outdoor café like Quinn’s Pub did!

 

Community Activation

Inviting community members and groups to use and activate the improved street closure barricades activities including pianos in the park, yoga, art displays, and a variety of musical performances to name a few!

Live music during Pike People Street.

 

Host a people street this summer!

For the next iteration of the program, we’re expanding the People Street opportunity to other neighborhoods across the city. Interested communities need to submit a detailed proposal by March 2, 2018, to be considered for People Street summer 2018! We’ll use a competitive selection process to select up to three different communities, to host up to ten People Street closures in total for 2018.

 

Apply here by March 2!  

Pianos in the park, during a Thursday People Street closure.

Gather for a People Street yoga session!

 

See the final report on the 2017 Pike People Street program. Have questions? Visit our FAQ page or contact: casey.rogers@seattle.gov.