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Scott Kubly

Seattle Department of Transportation
Seattle, WA
Scott Kubly was appointed Seattle Department of Transportation director in July 2014. Before joining SDOT, Scott served as Deputy Director of the Chicago Department of Transportation and, before that, as the Associate Director for the District Department of Transportation in Washington, DC.

Scott led the development of a new streetcar system and major expansion of bike share in Washington, DC. In Chicago, he led the development of a new bus rapid transit system, construction of 65 miles of protected bike lanes and the launch of a new bike share system. In these roles, Scott also managed agency operations, resource management, finance and development of major capital projects, as well as traffic management and signal operations.

Scott grew up in Chicago and holds graduate degrees in business administration and community/regional planning. He recently moved to the Central District and is enjoying getting to know the city’s unique neighborhoods by foot, with his two dogs in tow.

He looks forward to working with the community on the transportation challenges and opportunities that lie ahead of our growing city.