Posts categorized under Transportation and Development Archives - Office of the Mayor

Seeking New SDOT Director, Mayor Harrell Names Experienced, Community-Driven, Equity-Minded Search Committee

Seattle – Mayor Bruce Harrell announced today that as part of the City of Seattle’s national search for a permanent director for the Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT), he has named a robust committee of transportation leaders and community partners to shape the effort. Interim Director of SDOT Kristen Simpson… [ Keep reading ]

Mayor Harrell Signs Legislation to Extend Free Safe Start Outdoor Space Permits

Program supports small businesses and community members through outdoor dining and retail opportunities citywide Seattle – Today, Mayor Bruce Harrell signed legislation to extend free Safe Start café street and outdoor dining permits through January 31, 2023. Over 250 businesses throughout Seattle have taken part in the program since June… [ Keep reading ]

Mayor Harrell: City Remains Committed to West Seattle Bridge Repair as Continued Concrete Strike Threatens Reopening Schedule

Other critical projects impacted by the strike include Waterfront Seattle Program, Madison RapidRide G Line, Ship Canal Water Quality Project, Vision Zero 23rd Ave Corridor, Sidewalk, and Citywide Accessibility Improvements Seattle – Today, Mayor Bruce Harrell announced that the region’s contract strike would delay the reopening schedule for the West Seattle Bridge program if it continues past February 20. The potential delay is due to the need this month for… [ Keep reading ]