November 13, 1997 |
Dick Falkenbury wasn't alone when sitting up in the driver's seat of his big tour bus, cursing the long lines of traffic. Seattle hates traffic--hates it, most surveys show, worse than every other urban ill combined. Falkenbury, in the 45-minute drive from the airport to the hotel on the other end of his route, had plenty of time to mull it over. And when he did, he came up with a monorail.