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The traffic feasibility study will likely look at comparable cities. For instance, in Philadelphia, the city has three stadiums side-by-side for baseball, football, hockey and basketball.

The difference between Philadelphia and Seattle is that multiple freeways feed the sport complexes with over 23,000 parking spots surrounding it. In April, games, shows and other events are scheduled nearly every night.

Hansen reiterated Thursday that he selected SODO site because he thought it has the best traffic and transit infrastructure of any possible site.

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