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Capitol Hill: Microsoft Connector Bus Blocked For 45 Minutes

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(submitted via internent)

On Monday, February 10th, a small group of people blocked a Microsoft Connector shuttle in the Capitol Hill neighborhood of Seattle.

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One bus was initially blocked as people unfurled two banners and began handing out fliers.

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In the shadow of a new luxury apartment building, Microsoft employees stood in the rain waiting for another bus.  However, when another bus arrived, the group blocked it in.

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With fifteen minutes, another three buses had arrived, completely throwing off the Microsoft commute schedule.

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In total, five buses were blocked for 45 minutes before the authorities arrived, at which point the group dispersed.

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What follows below is an explanation of the action.

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