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Sports with Art Thiel
9:00 pm
Thu April 19, 2012

Traffic concerns need to be addressed for proposed new arena

More land has been purchased for a proposed new sports arena in Seattle's SoDo district. Art Thiel says the city needs to address legitimate traffic concerns in the already-congested neighborhood.
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"It's only going to get worse."

Those are the words of KPLU sports commentator Art Thiel regarding traffic in Seattle's SoDo district.

Members of the King County Council this week echoed concerns raised by the Mariners, the Port of Seattle and many SoDo businesses that a third arena in the area would create huge traffic nightmares. Not that there aren't any of those already.

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