Staff Biography

Gordon Werner

Former Neighborhood Advocate

Gordon Werner is a native New Yorker who wisely chose to leave the Northeast in the early 1990s. A past resident of Belltown, and Queen Anne, he currently calls First Hill home. He is a board member of the First Hill Improvement Association (FHIA) as well as the FHIA Transportation Committee Chair and is constantly looking for ways to improve transportation up the hill.

Recent Articles

Sunday Video: Diverging Diamond Interchange Comes To Washington

The Washington State Department of Transportation has announced that they are planning on introducing the first Diverging Diamond Intersection (DDI) on I-5 at Marvin Road in Lacey. The DDI was first introduced in 2009 in...

Lennar Plans Twin Towers Next To Town Hall

Tonight at 6.30pm, the East Design Review Board will be hosting an Early Design Guidance (EDG) meeting for the planned twin-tower project located on First Hill, directly adjacent to Town Hall Seattle. As this...

Link 2.0: First Peek At Sound Transit’s New Siemens LRVs

Sound Transit's Board of Directors approved today, by unanimous vote, the purchase of the next round of light rail vehicles (LRVs) from Siemens. As mentioned in an earlier article covering the recent Capital Committee...

Westbank Frye: Twin High-Rise Coming To First Hill

The East Design Review Board will consider the latest plan for the Westbank Frye High-rise project on First Hill this evening. This is the project’s first recommendation meeting and its second design review meeting...

Link 2.0: Capital Committee Examines Siemens Purchase

Earlier this month, the Sound Transit Capitol Committee met to discuss, among other items, the contract with Siemens to procure 122 additional Light Rail Vehicles (LRVs) to support the ST2 projects currently underway. The...