Monday, January 6, 2014

Applications Due Today To Serve On City's Pedestrian Advisory Board


The City of Seattle's Pedestrian Advisory Board, is accepting applications for new Board volunteer members, to help in continuing to implement Seattle’s Pedestrian Master Plan.
The board advises the Mayor and City Council, participates in planning and project development, evaluates policies and makes recommendations to all city departments including the Seattle Department of Transportation and helps to make Seattle streets safer, easier and more attractive.

Prospective candidates should reside in Seattle and enjoy walking frequently. Board members serve a two-year term, with an opportunity to serve a second term.  The Board meets the second Wednesday of each month from 6 to 8 p.m. at City Hall downtown. 

Devor Barton, chair of the Pedestrian Advisory Board, said "A walkable community benefits everyone, . . . Seattle Pedestrian Advisory Board members work to make our community healthier, our streets safer, and our neighborhoods more livable."

Applicants should should submit a resume and cover letter explaining their interest via email by 5 p.m. today to Howard Wu at

For more information, call Howard Wu at (206) 684-3902, or send e-mail to the address above.

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