Gridlocked: Driving solutions to our region’s traffic jams

Oct 29, 2015

The success of the Seattle Times LiveWire event series continued with “Gridlocked: Driving solutions to our region’s traffic jams,” an enlightening discussion about how to tackle traffic woes in the Puget Sound region and keep people and commerce moving forward. Local and national experts shared specific challenges and ideas for solutions to turn our transportation problem around.

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Jarrett Walker  

President of Jarrett Walker + Associates, Walker is an international consultant in public transit network design and policy, and author of “Human Transit: How Clearer Thinking about Public Transit Can Enrich Our Communities and Our Lives.” He is a frequent keynote speaker, teacher and blogger.


Bryan Mistele  

As President, CEO and co-founder of INRIX, Mistele provides traffic intelligence, collaborating with companies and governments worldwide. He previously worked at Microsoft and Ford Motor Company and serves on the board of the Discovery Institute.


Mark Hallenbeck  

Hallenbeck is the Director of the Washington State Transportation Center at the University of Washington and a transportation engineering researcher focusing on the collection, use and reporting of urban roadway performance data to inform transportation decisions. He is developing travel behavior performance reporting systems with WSDOT.


Scott Kubly  

Before joining the Seattle Department of Transportation as Director in 2014, Kubly served with both the Chicago Department of Transportation and the Washington, D.C., District Transportation system. He has successfully led the development of streetcar systems, bus rapid transit, and bike lane expansion and sharing programs.

  • About The Series

    The Seattle Times LiveWire is an event series that features meaningful discussions about vital issues impacting our region and its people. The events bring together local and national experts for provocative conversations on key topics moderated by a Seattle Times journalist.
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