Diesels due to construction outside new YWCA site.
three separate people observed to me that there weren't many people out this morning. unbeknownst to them, however, today was another passenger count day.
morning total: 44
2/1vt coach 3428
Torrential rains occurred from about 3:05 pm to 3:30 pm.
-- at 3:15 pm 1-2 inches standing water in the middle of the intersection at 1/Denny. Over the curbs at the corners.
-- at 3:21 pm, 2 inches of water coming down the steps that serve as Galer St just east of Queen Anne Ave, making quite the scenic cascade. Several pedestrians were observed looking at it in dismay.
-- at 3:35 pm, 6 inches standing water in the intersection of 3 Ave W and W Nickerson St, at the bottom of a flash flood coming down 3 Ave.
Despite the weather, offramps leading into the central core were backed up nearly a mile, and gridlock ensued in the retail district. 'Tis the season...
afternoon total: 213
grand total: 257
transfers issued: 59