Scott Kubly has been Director of the Seattle Department of Transportation since July 2014. Before joining SDOT, he served as Deputy Director of the Chicago Department of Transportation, where he led the development of a financial plan for Chicago’s Riverwalk, construction of 65 miles of protected bike lanes, and the launch of a new bike share system. Prior to that role, he served as the Associate Director for the District Department of Transportation in Washington, DC, where he led the development of a new streetcar system and major expansion of bike share in Washington, DC. 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.