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Management center with an experts perspective, even though we've only seen an extra ten to twenty minutes added to the usual delays. So far State Department of transportation officials say they need you to keep up your new routine. DOT traffic engineer mon- seduces the trouble spots at the same. Even though volumes are lighter and the peaks shifted earlier coming into downtown Seattle was still lose lanes at the convention center. Southbound in the afternoon when the express lanes are going northbound, so that isn't gone. It's just the duration and the intensity has changed a little bit do tells me a crash like Tuesday afternoon on north. Mound five in Mountlake terrace. Can really throw us for a loop. Traffic was moderate and heavy. And once that crash happened it became stop and go and that builds quickly seduces like Monday. Tuesdays midnight to midnight volumes are lower than average a trend. They hope will hold another two and a half weeks at the TMC in shoreline. Ryan Harris, KOMO news. Has the vita comes down. The city is considering a proposal for how to develop the waterfront over the coming weeks. They're working on a one hundred sixty million dollar plan to build a new park and improve transportation Joshua Curtis with the city's office of the waterfront told the council how much it would cost property owners in the neighborhood and median condo owner would have a one time assessment of one thousand nine hundred dollars. They chose to finance that with the city of twenty years that would end up being about eight dollars a month plus financing. Of course, he says, it would cost commercial property owners in the area total of fifty nine hundred dollars which they can spread out over twenty years. Opponents say the cost should be spread out across the entire city. Not just paid by neighborhood property owners traffic can be challenging in the Seattle area. So it's not surprising aggressive driving is increasing pimco insurance just conducted a poll on drivers here in the northwest. Derek wing with pimco says younger drivers of the most aggressive in particular are becoming notably more aggressive on the roads compared to their older counterparts. Drivers under thirty five admit to an average of three point three risky maneuvers per month compared to two aggressive acts that they admitted to for years ago drivers over thirty five have remained about the same for three years ago from three years ago, averaging about one aggressive incident a month as the federal government shutdown drags on. A prominent local charity says it's feeling the pressure from people who are suddenly in need of help northwest harvest helped so many foodbanks around here. This is the group's Jordan Rubin. A huge uptick of first time families coming to their community food Bank, and the primary driver of that was for the government shutdown government employees, but it was also government contractors. It was also those who aren't even employed by the government. But if you own a diner out near mount Ranier, and now nobody can get there because the parks are closed. Then you have no customers he says northwest harvest is calling for an end to the shutdown. Charlie Harger, KOMO news aftermath of investigating a fatal stabbing in west. Seattle police are urging the attacker to turn themselves. In stabbing happened on June second last year, twenty two year old Jonathan Pasino was with a friend and Al Qaeda Vanu when they met up with another man of fight and Pacino was stabbed and died. SPD's deanna. Let describes the case in a video released by police collected and identified the DNA, and the unknown stabbing suspect say this case will never go away and the person should contact them immediately. They do not believe it was a random attack and voters in Washington may get to decide on thirty dollars car tabs this November again, Golos sue Romero tells us political activist Tim Ireland collected enough signatures for his latest initiative for the legislature. It'll be third time around for thirty dollars car tabs. If I nine seven six makes it on the ballot. It would limit vehicle license fees to thirty dollars a year repeal the authority to impose some vehicle taxes and base car values on Kelley blue book. Unlike sound transit, according to that. Agency, criticized for the way, it calculates vehicle taxes that it collects for S T three screaming, spitting mad, and I think that this initiative is going to readily resonate with those people sound transit says if I nine seven six became law. They would lose about seven billion dollars. It has targeted for big projects like light rail extension. I'm its first two tries at thirty dollars car tabs back in one thousand nine hundred ninety nine and two thousand two were approved by voters but later found unconstitutional, see Romero, KOMO news time, eight ten and from the Harley exterior sports desk. Tom Glasgow has college football news and more Alabama quarterback. Jalen hurts has decided to transfer to Oklahoma. He made the announcement today in a story in the player's Tribune. He will be available immediately to play for the Sooners as a graduate transfer hurts was a two year starter who led Alabama to a pair of national championship games. And was the southeastern conference offensive player of the year as a freshman rivals dot com is reporting the Seahawks planned to.