Expanding Mass Transit Efficiently and Greenly

December 13th, 2019

I believe it’s vital to preserve and expand our public mass transit systems to move the most people in the most efficient and greenest ways possible. This past year, I heard this loud and clear from residents across District 4 who are eager to ride transit, but need help with that first/last mile or want […]

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Statement on Recent Events Impacting Homelessness

December 5th, 2019

Councilmember Pedersen issued the following statement on recent events impacting homelessness: “After conferring with stakeholders from all sides (the nonprofit LIHI, several neighbors living in the tiny home structures, the Mayor’s Office, our Human Services Department, the Wallingford Community Council, and nearby businesses), I’d like to convey relief that an agreement has been worked out […]

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Statement on Crash on Highway 99

December 5th, 2019

Councilmember Alex Pedersen released the following statement about the crash on State Highway 99 (Aurora Avenue N.) as reported in the Seattle Times, which killed a brother and sister and inflicted major injuries to their father: “This recent crash on State Highway 99 (Aurora Avenue N) is devastating and Seattle’s thoughts and prayers are with […]

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Representing You at City Hall!

December 3rd, 2019

In this season of thanks, I am so grateful to be representing you and District 4 at Seattle City Council. Last Tuesday evening, I was sworn into office in Magnuson Park. You can watch my remarks here. After we moved into City Hall last Wednesday, our first full day of work started with Council Briefings in the morning and the […]

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