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About City Inside/Out

Seattle is a vibrant and complex city, and the Seattle Channel's City Inside/Out with Brian Callanan brings you thoughtful, in-depth reports and discussions about important local issues every week.

Brian Callanan is a five-time Emmy winner who currently serves as a host, producer, and moderator for the Seattle Channel, where he's worked since 2011. His career in broadcast journalism began in 1995, and includes an 11-year stint as a reporter and anchor for Q13 News. Brian won the Seattle Municipal League's Civic Award for Government News Reporting in 2016. He lives with his wife and two daughters in West Seattle.

City Inside/Out: West Seattle Light Rail
City Inside/Out: West Seattle Light Rail

In 2016, voters approved expanding light rail to West Seattle and Ballard as part of the $54 billion Sound Transit 3 package. Now, after over a year of input, the Sound Transit board is on the cusp of deciding which preferred alternative(s) to study through an environmental impact process. We discuss the three route proposals being considered for West Seattle, a hybrid version the Stakeholder Advisory Group just recommended, and what happens next.


Willard Brown, Delridge Neighborhood Development Association, Stakeholder Advisory Group

Keith Kyle, Executive Director, Seattle Subway

Mike O'Brien, Seattle City Council

Ryan Packer, Senior Editor, The Urbanist

Lora Radford, Executive Director, West Seattle Junction Association

Cathal Ridge, Central Corridor Director, Sound Transit