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In Traffic: Sound Effect, Episode 127

Alaskan Way Viaduct Traffic

This show originally aired on December 2, 2017.

This week on Sound Effect, our theme is "In Traffic." Host Gabriel Spitzer checks out the winning entry for the “Sorriest Bus Stop in America,” which happens to be in Seattle. We meet a quadriplegic with a seriously tricked-out wheelchair. Also, the detective who worked to stop local animal trafficking.

Sound Effect is your weekly tour of ideas, inspired by the place we live. The show is hosted by KNKX's Gabriel Spitzer. To hear the full broadcast version of the show, which includes a story about a bus driver who finds inspiration for his art from his riders, a man who decided to move to avoid a five hour commute to work, and a conversation with a woman who oversees the traffic from the jail to the courthouse, click on the player below.

Listen to the broadcast version of the show.

Kevin Kniestedt is a journalist, host and producer who began his career at KNKX in 2003. Over his 17 years with the station, he worked as a full time jazz host, a news host and produced the weekly show Sound Effect. Kevin has conducted or produced hundreds of interviews, has won local and national awards for newscasts and commentary.