City Inside/Out: Traffic Troubles

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This piece was originally published by the Seattle Channel on Nov. 30, 2018

The closure of the Alaskan Way Viaduct in early January will kick off a traffic nightmare in Seattle for the next five years. Are you prepared? Will you change your commute? Our panelists offer a survival guide to the looming “Period of Maximum Constraint!”


  • Diane Carlson, capital division director, King County Metro
  • Madeline Feig, transportation specialist, Commute Seattle
  • Heather Marx, director of downtown mobility, SDOT
  • Jon Scholes, president, Downtown Seattle Association
  • Bill Bryant, service development manager, King County Metro
  • Anne Goodchild, UW professor & freight expert
  • Dave Sowers, SR99 deputy director, WSDOT