Wednesday, December 15, 2010

Positions Available on Seattle Pedestrian Advisory Board

SDOT's (Seattle Department of Transporation) Seattle Pedestrian Advisory Board, which started in 1993, is accepting applications for new members and resumes are due this Friday .

The Board is made up of 11 members and is chartered with four tasks including advising the city on pedestrian related matters, contributing to City planning in advising on pedestrian safety, evaluating and recommneding changes to in City design guidelines and policies and preparing an annual report on its work program and achievement of goals. Board members also track implementation of the Seattle Pedestrian Master Plan.

Board members serve a minimum of one two-year term,and are eligible to continue with a second term. Members must be Seattle residents, and can not be City employees.

According to the press release "Board members are frequent walkers of a variety of ages, levels of mobility, and walks of life, and from areas throughout the city."

Meetings are the second Wednesday of the month from 6 to 8 p.m.

Resumes and cover letter can be sent to Brian Dougherty at He can be reached at 206-684-5124 for more information.

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