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Closed School Street for Walking and Biking to Whittier

Walking and Biking to Whittier

What is a School Street?

School Streets are open for people walking, rolling, and biking, and closed to pass through traffic, including parents. The goals are to:

  • provide social distancing space for daily attestation at school start times
  • reduce traffic congestion in front of schools
  • encourage families to walk or bike to school or park a few blocks away and walk
14th ave nw and 13th ave nw are closed between nw 77th st and nw 75th st

When is a School Street in effect?

School Streets are in effect 7 a.m. – 5 p.m. on school days.

With the designation of School Streets, it becomes okay to walk in the street to keep 6 feet apart.

How can I use a School Street when taking my child to and from school?

  • When possible, walk, roll, or bike with your child to school
  • If you must drive to school, try parking 1 block away and finishing the trip on foot
  • Students provided with district transportation or with mobility needs can access the block

Learn more about safe routes to school on the directions and map page.