Staff Biography

Scott Bonjukian

Former Education and Programming Director

Scott Bonjukian is a car-free urban designer with a passionate interest in sustainable and efficient cities. With degrees in architecture and urban planning, his many interests include neighborhood design, public space and street design, transit systems, pedestrian and bicycle planning, local politics, and natural resource protection. He primarily cross-posts from his blog at The Northwest Urbanist and advocates for a variety of progressive land use and transportation solutions. He has turned his focus to Lid I-5 efforts.

Recent Articles

Public Risks Being Left Behind as Downtown Seattle Land Runs Out

“Buy land, they're not making it anymore.” - Mark Twain As Seattle's development boom continues without any sign of stopping, the city is rapidly approaching a point where Downtown is completely built out and there is...

The Benefits of Living Car-Free

I am often met with awestruck wonder when people learn I don’t have a car. After all, driving everywhere is the American way. There are too many explanations to keep a good party conversation...

December 12: Meet Erin House at The Urbanist Meetup

The Urbanist will be joined by Erin House at our December 12 meetup. Erin is the Coalition and Outreach Manager for Seattle for Everyone, where she works with a broad coalition of affordable housing...

Tomorrow: Meet the Community Package at The Urbanist Meetup

The Urbanist will be joined by members of the Community Package Coalition (CPC) at our November 15 meetup. The CPC is a unique grassroots alliance of neighborhood groups and nonprofit advocates who recently negotiated...

November 15: Meet the Community Package at The Urbanist Meetup

The Urbanist will be joined by members of the Community Package Coalition (CPC) at our November 15 meetup. The CPC is a unique grassroots alliance of neighborhood groups and nonprofit advocates who recently negotiated...