Readers rave about smooth traffic with lights out near UW, rant about jaywalker on his phone

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RAVE To all the patient and courteous drivers in Seattle who helped traffic run smoothly when the traffic lights were out on a recent morning near the congested area by UW Light Rail Station and UW Medical Center. Everyone patiently waited their turn at each intersection, proceeding one at a time. Way to go Seattle! Literally.

RANT To the dude walking across the crosswalk against the light, talking on his phone. Rant to me for yelling at him “I have the green light!” and to him for yelling back “I’m walking here!” Unglue the phone from your ear and pay attention! Had it been dark and raining, the outcome could have been tragic.