9:55 AM: A RapidRide bus is stalled on the bridge, per a texter who says the bus’s “check engine” light came on,
6:01 AM: Good morning! It’s Wednesday, August 30th.
WEATHER AND SUNRISE/SUNSET TIMES
Cloudy with a chance of more showers, high in the mid-70s. Today’s sunrise will be at 6:25 am; sunset will be at 7:54 pm.
BACK TO SCHOOL
. Our full list of start dates is here.
Metro – regular schedule – check here for advisories. The September “service change” happens Saturday – for West Seattle, the Route 55 suspension and some Route 22 changes are most notable. (Added: As commenter NW points out, also on the list, Route 50 will no longer “shuttle” between Alki and the SODO light-rail station.)
Water Taxi – regular schedule. On Labor Day, the West Seattle Water Taxi and its shuttles will run on the Sunday schedule.
Washington State Ferries – 2-boat service. Check Vessel Watch to see where the boats are.
SPOTLIGHT TRAFFIC CAMERAS
High Bridge – the main camera:
High Bridge – the view from its southwest end (when SDOT points the 35th/Avalon/Fauntleroy camera that way):
1st Ave. S. Bridge – alternate route across the river:
Highway 99: – northbound side at Lander.
BRIDGE INFO: The @SDOTBridges Twitter feed shows whether the city’s movable bridges are opening for vessel traffic.
If you see trouble on the bridges/streets/paths/bay, please text or call us (when you can do it safely, and after you’ve reported to authorities). Thank you!