However you measure it, Amazon’s impact on Seattle is indisputable. Here’s a new metric: summer interns. Amazon has so many that King County Metro has adjusted bus service just for them.
- Man shot near I-5 south of downtown Seattle
- A personal drag show with a tap on Uber’s app? This is Seattle after all
- The Amazon effect: Metro adds buses to handle new flock of summer interns
- Man who came to girlfriend’s aid was killed by suspected drunken driver on I-90 near Issaquah
- Road rage in Kent: Subaru strikes Jeep three times
- ‘Congestion for sure’: Sounders, Mariners games to clog commute
- Micro-transit firm Chariot to join Seattle market
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- Montlake neighbors angered over latest plans to demolish 80-year-old market for wider Hwy. 520
- Festivals, roadwork and a popular marathon will snarl traffic this weekend
- Frequent complaint: Too many drivers speed through Seattle’s unmarked intersections
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