The tenth episode of the Seattle Growth Podcast, hosted by the UW Foster School’s Jeff Shulman, explores how Seattle’s growth is challenging the city’s transportation network, and what changes are coming to address those challenges.
- John Creighton, president of the Port of Seattle Commission, discusses the fascinating history and future of the Port. Scott Kubly, director of the Seattle Department of Transportation, discusses the city’s transportation network and shares details about current and future projects.
- Shulman also interviews Martin Duke, editor-in-chief of the Seattle Transit Blog; Brian Bonlender, director of the Washington State Department of Commerce; Mark Plunkett, conservation coordinator at the Seattle Aquarium; Nicole Bell, executive director of the Cambia Grove; Kshama Sawant, member of the Seattle City Council; Harold Scoggins, chief of the Seattle Fire Department; Geoff Austin, interim executive director of the UW Medical Center; Dr. Susan Stern; Steve Smith; Leslie Basil; and Dan Morgan.
The Seattle Growth Podcast is a 13-episode exploration of this booming city’s ongoing transformation. A new episode premieres each Monday. Prior episodes have considered Seattle’s tech boom, the challenges of buying a home and renting, homelessness, the city’s character and culture, efforts to build density, emergency services, healthcare, and schools. Upcoming episodes take on the topics of public utilities, city budget and visions for the future.
The series is hosted and produced by Shulman, an associate professor of marketing and the Marion B. Ingersoll Professor at the UW Foster School of Business.