Councilmember Godden left office on January 1, 2016.
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Posts for 'Transportation'

Quick Thoughts On The Arena

May 4th, 2012

I have received many thoughtful letters and emails, both in support and in opposition, to the proposal to build a new arena for a basketball and potentially a hockey team in South Downtown. Like many who have written in support, I am thrilled to think that there may be a way to bring the Sonics […]


It Was Their Finest Hour

January 20th, 2012

As Snowzilla 2012 comes to an end, I would be remiss if I didn’t take the time to thank all the hardworking city employees who responded and worked far above the call of duty during the emergency.


Seattle does Portlandia

March 7th, 2011

Last week, 30 Seattleites, visited Portland, touring the region’s transit system in a two-day blitz. The trip was valuable as a learning investment as Portland has been successful in developing transit ridership and using transit as a tool in land use development.


Boston Bulletin: Notes on the Big Dig

June 11th, 2010

I’m sure that most of us have heard plenty about the Big Dig, a topic that has been used to scare people who want to replace Seattle’s Alaskan Way Viaduct with a waterfront for all. The two projects, however, could hardly be more dissimilar.