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About Town Square

Town Square is a Seattle Channel series dedicated to connecting people and ideas. With lectures, debates, and forums recorded around the city at places such as Town Hall, the Seattle Public Library, and the Central District Forum of Arts and Ideas, Town Square brings interesting and provocative conversations to cable TV and the web.

Town Square: Transit Talks - Ideas for a New Mayor
Town Square: Transit Talks - Ideas for a New Mayor

From addressing displacement to safe bike networks, our panel will share lightning round presentations –- inspired by the Pecha Kucha format –- of their brightest ideas for our new mayor. Welcome message by Abigail Doerr, Advocacy Director for Transportation Choices. Opening remarks by Andres Mantilla, External Relations Director, Mayor's Office, City of Seattle. Closing remarks by Shefali Ranganathan, Deputy Mayor, City of Seattle.

Presenters include:

Alex Hudson, First Hill Improvement Association
Beau Morton, Transit Riders Union
Christina O'Claire, King County Metro Transit
Gordon Padelford, Seattle Neighborhood Greenways
Jon Scholes, Downtown Seattle Association
Kelsey Mesher, Cascade Bicycle Club
Kristen Ramirez, SDOT Art & Enhancements 
Mike Harbour, Sound Transit
Ubax Gardheere, Seattle Planning & Community Development