Mossback's Northwest

The Chaos of the Car in Seattle’s Early Days

06/08/2018 | 3m 7s

If you think traffic is bad now, just imagine Seattle at the turn of the century: Cyclists, pedestrians, and an army of wagons all competed for space on the downtown streets. Then, along came the automobile. Knute Berger chronicles the car’s bumpy ride in early Seattle — and how it came to dominate the road.

Aired: 06/08/18

Rating: NR

Video has closed captioning.

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