None of the 14 people who were waiting with me at 41st and Fremont Avenue North Monday morning had any idea the bus was bypassing our stop and two others on its route because of the snow.

We stood there, checking the One Bus Away app as it told us a bus was minutes away. It never arrived. Eventually, a woman walked by and told us our bus was skipping the stop. We walked to another; no bus stopped there, either.

King County Metro has alerts for route closures. I’m signed up for them. “It is…