Freeway Fright ’07: You saw it here first but …

wtrtxi.jpg… you should see it again. Nine days after a sharp reader helped us bring you first word of the Elliott Bay Water Taxi‘s increased capacity, extra early-AM run, and extra shuttle during the looming Freeway Fright ’07, King County posted another official alert about it today. If you still aren’t completely dialed into the I-5 challenges ahead, here’s the WSDOT lowdown; here’s the city’s plan; here’s our newly enhanced traffic-cams-n-more page (we’ll be adding more including the I-5/Spokane Street cam since that will be the epicenter of the Aug. 10-29 fun).

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    Bonnie August 2, 2007 (8:29 pm)

    That’s great, but why still have the 2 hour refueling break? People still need to take the water taxi between 9am and 11am. They don’t have the refueling break during the weekends, why on the weekdays?

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    westwood August 2, 2007 (9:55 pm)

    The refueling break sucks but I am told it is part of the contract with Argosy and they need it for operational and staffing reasons.

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    Dalai August 2, 2007 (11:52 pm)

    I can’t help but join the chorus! The refueling break is a deal breaker for me. I frequently need to be in town by 11AM.

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