News roundup: Pronto split decision

The headline this morning is the deep divide that appeared in the City Council over the fate of the Pronto bike-share system.

Seattle Times, MyNorthwest, Crosscut, and GeekWire all report on the 3-3 split over whether to bail out or shut down Pronto.

The Stranger and Capitol Hill Seattle Blog report on the ongoing war of words over whether to fence off the Jungle homeless encampment, and the Seattle Times has an op-ed arguing that it should be fenced off.

Seattle Weekly wades into the verbal slap-fight between the Seattle Times and City Council over the proposed SODO Arena and whether Key Arena should be remodeled instead. Meanwhile, KING5 and Curbed report that the two-block stretch of Occidental Avenue is not all that important to traffic flow in the area.

Seattle P-I reports that a transgender activist who has close ties to Kshama Sawant and her Socialist Alternative party has entered the race Brady Walkinshaw in the state legislature, who in turn is running to replace Jim McDermott in Congress.

 

 

 

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