Komo, Bryant, Seattle discussed on Afternoon News with Tom Glasgow and Elisa Jaffe

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Say about data. Three those drive times. Did see an extra ten to twenty minutes at their peak again for the Wednesday morning drive. But like with the freeways, Matt, bro. You with the Seattle department of transportation says they still see heavier volumes on surface streets. Earlier on Mercer. We saw something yesterday afternoon. That's folks, we're trying to get out of town who'd come in early. I haven't seen that spreading. But he says it lightens up at the tail end of the peak and overall the earlier shift helps get everyone into town still though people are spending more time on the road than they'd like and its worst in the downtown core and even with triple the usual number of passengers on the water taxi. There's still more room for writers on boats. Shuttles and in parking lots at the TMC in shoreline. Ryan Harris, KOMO news. So far so good with a Seattle squeeze as far as metro transit is concerned. More and more commuters are looking at different ways to get to and from work during the highway ninety nine closure Bill. Bryant is with King County. Metro people really are trying new things I think that as expected also we've seen that the first few days have been pretty light. He says more and more people have been taking the bus, though, the hard numbers aren't in just yet. However, Bryant cautions that more people are likely to revert to their old ways. So traffic could get worse over the next few days. Jeff Pohjola, KOMO news. After the viaduct comes down. Actually, there's a big push to change. The look of the Seattle waterfront komo's Charlie Harker tells us about today's city council meeting you'll hear it referred to as a lid this bureaucratic speak for a local improvement district is of properties along the waterfront and some sites. Reads would pay a tax that goes towards a new park and other developments. Joshua Curtis.

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