Seattle Growth Podcast
About This Show
Join University of Washington professor Jeff Shulman on a journey into the minds of residents, business leaders, and city leaders to learn how their city’s economic and population growth affects their lives. You’ll hear in-depth interviews with experts and everyday citizens in Seattle exploring topics such as the rise of Seattle’s tech sector, housing affordability, homelessness, schools, transportation, public utilities, and more.
Notable guests include Mayor Ed Murray, City Councilmember Kshama Sawant, Director of WA State Department of Commerce Brian Bonlender, Chief Marketing Officer of Groupon Vinayak Hegde, Associate Superintendent of Schools Dr. Flip Herndon, Director of Seattle Department of Transportation Scott Kubly, Fire Chief Scoggins, Chair of Seattle Economic Development Commission Chris DeVore, Seattle Port Commissioner John Creighton, residents of Tent City, artists at Equinox Studios, CEO of Seattle City Light...
Most Recent Episode
Ep. 10: Seattle Transportation
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What does Seattle’s growth mean for the future of the city’s transportation network? This epsiode will look at land transportation through an in-depth interview with the Director of the Seattle Department of Transportation, Scott Kubly. He will share details about the projects underway and what he sees for the future of how Seattle residents will move about the city. The episode also features an interview with the editor-in-chief of the Seattle Transit Blog, Martin Duke.
The episode also looks at air transportation through an in-depth interview with Port of Seattle commissioner John Creighton. He will share the fascinating history and future of the Port of Seattle.
This episode will give you unique insight into the far reaching impact of how growth affects the city’s transportation network and what the future holds for Seattle mobility.
With appearances by:
Brian Bonlender, Director of the Washington State Dept. of Commerce
Mark Plunkett, Seattle Aquarium Conservation Coordinator
Nicole Bell, Executive Director of Cambia Grove
Kshama Sawant, Seattle City Councilmember
Harold Scoggins, Chief of Seattle Fire Department
Geoff Austin, Interim Executive Director of UW Medical Center
Dr. Susan Stern