Puget Sound

Would you ditch your car if a transit hub was at your kid’s school? That’s one solution from UW ‘ideathon’

Proshonjit Mitra, right, and his UW teammates proposed putting transit hubs at schools to make it easier for working parents to use transit, after they drop their kids off. Mitra?s team took first place in a recent ?ideathon? intended to come up with solutions to Seattle?s traffic mess.

Teams of students fanned out across the city, interviewing people about their commutes and travel habits, and then brainstorming potential solutions to Seattle's ever-worsening traffic.

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