The PI.com has the story: Longtime public employee Peter Hahn will replace outgoing Seattle Transportation Department Director Grace Crunican:
Hahn, 65, has three decades of experience working for municipalities in the Puget Sound area. Originally from the Northeast, Hahn worked at the City of Cambridge, Mass., as Parks and Neighborhood Facilities Director and as a national urban policy specialist for the U.S. Housing and Urban Development Department.
With a Masters degree from Harvard in City Planning and another in Public Administration from USC, Hahn moved to the Puget Sound area and started as a senior legislative assistant for King County for three years, then worked as Community Services Director at the City of Edmonds for eight years.
In 1992 Hahn became the Public Works Director at Snohomish County where he held the position for 14 years. He is currently the Deputy Planning/Building/Public Works Administrator for the City of Renton.