Seattle is undergoing a transformation. It is time for us to decide as a people: what do we want this city to become?
The final episode of the Seattle Growth Podcast asks top leaders of Seattle and Washington state what they envision for the city’s future.
- Host Jeff Shulman speaks at length with Seattle Mayor Ed Murray and Brian Bonlender, director of commerce in Governor Jay Inslee’s executive cabinet.
- You’ll also hear interviews with:
Maggie Walker, Friends of Waterfront Seattle
Greg Smith, CEO of Urban Visions
Jane Richlovsky, partner in Good Arts Building
Benjamin Zuercher, founder of StuffMapper
Ali Ghambari, owner of Cherry Street Coffee
Tasha Meyer, student
Bojie Mageo, co-founder of Swurveys
Mikaela Kiner, CEO of uniquely HR
The Seattle Growth Podcast is a 13-episode exploration of this booming city’s ongoing transformation. 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, schools, transportation and public utilities. A special episode investigates a proposed city ordinance that would allow homeless encampments in public spaces.
|Professor Jeff Shulman with Mayor Ed Murray
|Professor Jeff Shulman with Brian Bonlender