Seattle Growth Podcast Extra: Former Mayor McGinn on growth, Sonics

In the first of three special episodes of the Seattle Growth Podcast, former Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn offers insights into Seattle’s past, present and future.

McGinn discusses the city’s growth during his term as mayor from 2010 through 2013, as well as the challenges and opportunities he sees for the city’s future. The conversation touches on many of the issues of season one of the podcast—housing, transit, traffic, public services—as well as the efforts to bring back the Seattle SuperSonics via a new or renovated arena, as explored in season two.

In addition, the episode includes interviews with:

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Mike McGinn

Former Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn offers insights into Seattle’s past, present and future.

The Seattle Growth Podcast is hosted and produced by Jeff Shulman, an associate professor of marketing and the Marion B. Ingersoll Professor at the UW Foster School of Business.