Update on the Port's COVID-19 response
The Port Commission launched an agency-wide task force on Policing and Civil Rights to lead a comprehensive assessment of the Port of Seattle Police Department. The year-long effort aims to ensure our police department is aligned with the highest national standards and best practices related to policing and civil rights. Learn More
This week in our Essential Travel at SEA series, we meet Natalie Gaston. She traveled through SEA in July with her husband Todd, and three children, as they moved their family from Quantico,Virginia to Okinawa, Japan for Todd’s next three-year stint in the Marine Corps. While much of our leisure travel is on hold during COVID-19 as we all work together to limit interactions and flatten the curve, we know some of you need to travel for work, family, emergencies, and other reasons that can’t wait. We are here for you now and whenever you are ready to return. Learn More
The Northwest Seaport Alliance is a marine cargo operating partnership of the ports of Tacoma and Seattle. We are the fourth-largest container gateway in North America, and our regional marine cargo facilities are also a major center for bulk, breakbulk, project/heavy-lift cargoes, automobiles and trucks. Learn More
Commissioner Ryan Calkins shared his experience volunteering for a shift with the Mask Up SEA Street Team, an initiative our airport team created to encourage mask wearing. At SEA, we started requiring face coverings in May. The Mask Up Street Team helps make local travelers and passengers from out of the area aware of the policy, and distributes free Care Kits to passengers without masks. Learn More
The Port announced the top three names chosen for each of the six Port-owned parks and shoreline access sites along the Duwamish River to new names that reflect their cultural, historical and environmental significance. Learn more about these names and how to select your favorite names on the Incredible Parks scoring page. 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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