Public Input on Seattle’s Next Transportation Director

I thought some of you might be interested in this post on the SDOT Director search and the corresponding survey. Plus I wanted to share a cool Seattle Transit map in support of the ballot measure: http://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/45836801/SeattleFrequentNetwork-Before-After/index.html

Bicycles + Infrastructure + Landscape

SDOT_Logo Seattle Mayor Ed Murray’s new administration is doing a comprehensive job in finding a new Director for the Department of Transportation. I think it is important to be involved in the process (especially as an urban designer) and I  completed the survey  available to help in the search process. Following, I have posted the survey questions and my responses.

I encourage all Seattle residents to consider taking a few minutes in the next several weeks to complete the survey as the selection committee establishes their criteria.

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Seattle’s Next Transportation Director

What are the qualities, skills, abilities, and experience you think are important in order to succeed as the next Seattle Department of Transportation Director?

The new director should have interdisciplinary experience and be innovative and willing to work with other city agencies to impact changes in the right-of-way. They should have combinations of experience related to public administration, engineering and…

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