6:16 AM: Good morning! What you need to know to get going:
*Metro‘s on a “reduced weekday” schedule
*King County Water Taxi is not running today
*Sound Transit: Express buses on weekday schedule, light rail on Saturday schedule
*Street closures and bus reroutes downtown for Macy’s Holiday Parade and star lighting, at 9 am and 5 pm respectively
*Street parking in pay-station areas is NOT free today
8:29 AM: Bridge is wide open – we’re eastbound to cover local parade participants downtown -but beware of a stalled trash/recycling truck in the outside lane at the crest.