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We care about the environment

The Department of Transportation is working to reduce pollution and greenhouse gas emissions, protect and restore natural habitat, promote healthy lifestyles and vibrant neighborhoods, and use resources wisely in King County.

How do you get around?

We help you do it in ways that are good for you and the environment.

Take the bus

Ride a bike

Drive a car

Roads and bridges

How we operate

We do business in ways that are clean and green.

Protecting natural habitat

Providing leadership

photo: people in orange vests stand by roadside with bags of collected litter photo: woman wearing bike helmet photo: plants photo: electric trolley bus in downtown Seattle image: water pouring through concrete pavement