Posts categorized under Niki Seligman, Author at SDOT Blog

Roadside Chat with Michele Domingo, Manager of the Office of Equity and Economic Inclusion

Michele Domingo sporting a safety mask during the pandemic

Roadside Chat with Jeanné Clark, SDOT Creative Services Manager

Transportation has long been at the heart of Jeanné’s career. Prior to SDOT, she worked with WSDOT on theSR 520 Floating Bridge and theAlaskan Way Viaduct. When Jeanné first came to SDOT in 2017, her job was to helpshapeand improve oursocial media,blog, andweb presence. She helped form a creative services… [ Keep reading ]

Roadside chat with Dongho Chang, City Traffic Engineer

3 min read (and it’s worth it). You may know him fromTwitter (with an impressive 8,000 followers). Dongho Chang is Seattle’s Traffic Engineer, so he knows a thing or two about the work we do here at the City. I sat down with him atMonorail Espresso to talk about his… [ Keep reading ]

Wrapping up the final phase of the 35th Ave NE project

We’re wrapping up the final phase of the 35thAve NE project, and it will be completed as soon as Monday April 27. Most of the work was completed in 2019, but there are a few remaining items to complete the project in its entirety. In this final phase we’re installing… [ Keep reading ]

An SDOT message for Earth Day

Our Director, Sam Zimbabwe, shares a message for Earth Day. As Sam says in the video, fightingtheclimatecrisisby lowering our city’s carbon emissions isessential to all of us at the Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT). In Seattle,transportationis thelargestcontributor togreenhouse gases. “Ifour currentglobal pandemichas taught me anything, it’s that we can work… [ Keep reading ]

Doing our part to support a healthy Seattle

We’re committed to delivering a transportation system that keeps our city thriving and supports healthy living. The health of people living in Seattle and beyond is of utmost importance to us. At the Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT), we focus on providing healthy options for travel and building infrastructure to… [ Keep reading ]

Drive Safely – Our Healthcare Professionals are Busy Enough

Cities across the continent – from Toronto to New York City – are noticing an increase in driving speeds during this pandemic. This is due, in part, to the fact that cars tend to slow down other cars. Without traffic, those still on the road are more likely to speed…. [ Keep reading ]

Women of SDOT: Meet Annya Pintak

March has been Women’s History Month since 1981. Yes, women, we get to share 31 glorious days with the likes of National Grammar Day and St. Patty’s Day. Celebrating the lives of women past and present while acknowledging barriers is so important. Even more important is looking at women’s history… [ Keep reading ]

Black History Month Celebrates Dr. Maya Angelou

We celebrate and honor the legacy ofDr. Maya Angelou as part of our four-partseriesfor Black History Month. You’re probably wondering how Angelou relates to transit, which is sort of the focus of our series. And ok – yes, we did just want to find a way to write about her… [ Keep reading ]

Black History Month Celebrates Carmen Turner

We celebrate and honor the legacy ofCarmen Turneras part of our four-partseriesfor Black History Month. Turner served as General Manager of the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) from 1983-1990, making her the first African American woman in such a role at a transit organization in our country. Prior to… [ Keep reading ]