COVID-19 and travel at SEA Airport
As this week marks the 31st anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SEA) continues its facility investments and customer experience programs to ensure travel is more accessible and less stressful. New buildings, new amenities and expanded training this year advances SEA’s work to be the most accessible airport in the U.S. Learn More
Maritime Blue, a statewide organization of maritime stakeholders, the state Department of Commerce, and the Port of Seattle, launched its second group of Maritime Innovation Accelerator start-up companies. This series showcases the 11 companies participating in the second wave of the cohort. This time we’re focusing on four start-ups leveraging technology to automate processes, build efficiency, and reimagine the future of maritime. Learn More
Commissioners Stephanie Bowman and Peter Steinbrueck, the Co-Chairs of the Energy and Sustainability Committee write that the heat dome that blanketed the Northwest brought home, once again, the impacts of climate change to our health, oceans, atmosphere, and quality of life. And it reminds us of the importance of tree canopy to mitigate the heat throughout the day. Learn More
The Port of Seattle is leading many efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions (GHG emissions), the most important step towards combatting ocean acidification. The Port has been very active in enhancing shoreline habitat, reducing pollution, and engagement with communities. At Smith Cove in Elliott Bay, the Port of Seattle and its partners are conducting scientific research that will contribute to building resiliency in local ecosystems related to ocean acidification. Learn More
The Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA) is conducting a site-based assessment of the Port of Seattle Police Department (POSPD) with public hearings to offer comments on Monday, July 26. Employees and community members are invited to participate in one or both of the public comment sessions facilitated by the assessment team. Learn More
Five Commissioners, elected at large by the voters of King County, serve four-year terms and establish Port policy. Port Commission meetings are normally held at 12 p.m. on the second and fourth Tuesday of each month at either Pier 69 or Sea-Tac Airport. Since meeting times and locations are subject to change, please visit the meetings page for the most up-to-date information. Visit the Port's Commission page to learn more.
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