Durkan's pick for the crucial post, if confirmed by the City Council, will take charge as multiple projects are in various stages of development, all with their own significant impacts the city's congested roadways.
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Traffic Lab is a Seattle Times project that digs into the region’s thorny transportation issues, spotlights promising approaches to easing gridlock, and helps readers find the best ways to get around.