Seattle Bicycle Advisory Board seeks new members

The Seattle Bicycle Advisory Board (SBAB) is accepting applications for new members to advise the City on the concerns and needs of the growing bicycling community.

The volunteer board, which was created by Seattle City Council in 1977, plays an influential role in implementing Seattle’s Bicycle 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 (SDOT).

Board members serve a two-year term, with an opportunity to serve a second term. Current members represent all types of bicycle riders and skill levels, from casual weekend riders to year-round commuters. The board meets the first Wednesday of each month from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Seattle City Hall.

SBAB members shall be representatives of:

  • Different user groups including, but not limited to, persons with disabilities, senior and school-age residents, and recreational and commuter bicyclists in Seattle;
  • Different geographical locations throughout the city in Seattle;
  • Interested private community members concerned with urban bicycling issues in Seattle;
  • Bicycling organizations or clubs in Seattle;
  • Schools, businesses, and neighborhood organizations in Seattle; and
  • Organizations concerned with bicycling safety in Seattle.

Applicants should submit a resume and cover letter explaining their interest via email by April 21 to Nicole.freedman@seattle.gov with “SBAB” in the subject line or call (206) 684-4690.

To learn more about the board or join the mailing list for agendas and other board updates, click here.

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