News roundup: Homeless camps, electric cars, and more

Lots of things happening this week, especially around the homeless crisis, encampments, and the Jungle.

Crosscut, KING5, KOMO, SeattleMetand Seattle Weekly discuss the Council’s consideration of the Mayor’s plan to clear out the “Jungle” homeless encampment.

Meanwhile, Daily World, the Tacoma News-Tribune, and Erica C. Barnett cover the broader discussion happening regarding unsanctioned homeless encampments in Seattle. And Real Change discusses the even broader topic of ending homelessness.

Seattle Times, KOMO, and the Capitol Hill Seattle Blog cover an initiative announced yesterday to electrify Seattle’s transportation network — and the fact that Mayor Ed Murray and Council Member Mike O’Brien can’t sing. And Streets Blog USA and KING5 report on the proposal to lower residential and arterial speed limits in Seattle.

Curbed reports on the proposed upzone of the University District.

The Urbanist reports on the ongoing editing of the 2035 Comprehensive Plan.

Real Change has an editorial on the proposed North Precinct police station.