Friday news roundup

Last one for 2016…

Seattle Times reports on the conflicting predictions for the proposed rezone of the University District.

SeattleMet has a piece from Council member Lisa Herbold with her predictions for what she and the Council will focus on in 2017.

Seattle Times covers the new 1st Avenue streetcar; construction begins in early 2017.

GeekWire reports that the city’s Finance and Administrative Services Department has finalized the rules for setting up collective bargaining for Uber and Lyft drivers.