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Living in Montlake Seattle

Montlake is the 52nd most walkable neighborhood in Seattle with 4,610 residents.

Montlake has good public transportation and is very bikeable.

Nearby neighborhoods: Portage Bay, Capitol Hill, Madison Valley, Eastlake, University District, Madison Park and Denny Blaine.

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68 Walk Score of Montlake, Seattle, WA

Montlake is Somewhat Walkable

Some errands can be accomplished on foot.

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Photo of Montlake Narrow Shared Path in Montlake, Seattle

Montlake Narrow Shared Path

Photo of Montlake Bicycle Shop in Montlake, Seattle

Montlake Bicycle Shop

Some errands can be accomplished on foot in Montlake Seattle.

Montlake is the 52nd most walkable neighborhood in Seattle with a Walk Score of 68.

Find apartments in Seattle's most walkable neighborhoods: Downtown, International District and Belltown.

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50 Cedar Heights 70 54 65 5,298
51 Southeast Magnolia 68 44 67 4,891
52 Montlake 68 57 80 4,610
53 Industrial District 68 78 78 529
54 Gatewood 66 45 56 6,337

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thumbnail for Awful Bike LaneThe downhill bike lane here is dangerous. It's typically overgrown with shrubbery and covered in sticks and broken glass. Worse, it's along a windy downhill road so you have no time to react to any obstructions. There are also giant cracks on the road that your bike tire can get stuck in. Safer to stay in the middle of the road!

on Awful Bike Lane

57 Transit Score of Montlake, Seattle, WA

Montlake has Good Transit

Many nearby public transportation options. Find Montlake Seattle apartments for rent on Redfin.

Public Transit Routes

Montlake has good public transportation and about 7 bus lines passing through it.

Transit Time

The map above shows how far you can travel in 30 minutes from Montlake on public transit.

80 Bike Score of Montlake, Seattle, WA

Montlake is Very Bikeable

Biking is convenient for most trips.


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Agree. Intersection at Lynn and 24th needs a light and crosswalk.

on Fuel Coffee

The crossing of Lynn is scary. It's the widest spot on the entire corridor which is totally unjustified. The whole section of 24th between Fuel and the Library should be a safe walk zone and crossing. A second light at Lynn coordinated with the library light would do wonders for the entire business district.

Lionel Job
on Fuel Coffee

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