Friday news roundup

A potpourri of local news on Friday, undisturbed by the ever-so-fleeting federal government shutdown.

Seattle Times reports on Amazon’s summit meeting with local officials, and the City Council’s dodge of Open Public Meeting Act rules that would require the meeting to be open.

Seattle Bike Blog discusses the Council’s look at requiring more bike parking in new construction.

The Nation looks at the rising housing-rights movement and the reaction of the housing industry.

Queen Anne News reports on the design review of an Uptown development project that got a special carve-out in the recent MHA upzone.

Seattle Times reports that the city is taking down a controversial wireless mesh network and related surveillance equipment.

The Urbanist reports on the Pedestrian Master Plan Implementation Plan for 2018-2022.

The Seattle Medium reports that Seattle Public Schools has added Council President (and Garfield High alum) Bruce Harrell to its Athletics Hall of Fame.