27 Feb '15, 5pm

Traffic is so bad in Seattle that people have resorted to riding the bus: Despite Seattle’s record-setting pop...

Traffic is so bad in Seattle that people have resorted to riding the bus: Despite Seattle’s record-setting pop...

Despite Seattle’s record-setting population growth in recent years, rush-hour traffic into downtown has remained about the same: absolutely insufferable. This passes as good news in Grist’s hometown because, well, apparently it could be a lot worse. A new survey conducted by the Downtown Seattle Association finds that nearly 70 percent of commuters are now choosing to get to work in ways other than driving their own cars. That’s up from just 50 percent in 2000, and it means that, even with more people coming into the city to work, “the sheer number of cars [is] staying flat,” the city’s transportation commissioner, Scott Kubly, told the Seattle Times . Here’s what that looks like from about 7 to 9 in the morning, and 4 to 6 in the evening, on an average weekday: Oran Viriyincy According to TomTom, a company that makes GPS devices, Seattle has the fourth worst traffic in th...

Full article: http://grist.org/cities/traffic-is-so-bad-in-seattle-that...

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