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September 16, 2014 at 2:39 PM

Seattle DOT: Bike traffic tripling on Second Avenue

The new, separated bikeway on Second Avenue attracted 1,100 cyclists per day in its opening week, triple the number who used the previous bike lane alongside moving traffic, according to the Seattle Department of Transportation. The counts were taken Sept. 9, 10 and 11, using rubber tubes across the bikeway on the left side of the…


Comments | More in Traffic & Transit | Topics: Scott Kubly, Second Avenue bike lane

September 3, 2014 at 1:44 PM

Seattle’s Transportation Department doing less business with women, minorities

The Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) has done less business in recent years with firms run by women and minorities, an official told the City Council this week. SDOT’s use of Women- and Minority-owned Business Enterprises (WMBE) has declined dramatically since 2009 despite an ongoing, citywide effort to reduce race and gender disparities in government. WMBEs accounted for…


Comments | More in Government | Topics: Scott Kubly, Seattle, Seattle Department of Transportation

July 2, 2014 at 4:12 PM

Murray names new city transportation chief

A former big-city transportation deputy with experience in developing transit, street cars, bike lanes and pedestrian routes is Seattle Mayor Ed Murray’s choice to lead the city transportation department. Scott Kubly, who was previously a deputy transportation director in both Washington D.C. and Chicago, will take over the Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) July 28 on an interim basis…


Comments | Topics: Peter Hahn, Scott Kubly, Seattle Department of Transportation