Wednesday news roundup

Lots of news this morning!

Curbed, Crosscut, and MyNorthwest discuss the effort to save the Showbox.

The Urbanist, Seattle Bike Blog, and Erica Barnett report on the Council’s resolution setting a timeline for building out the downtown bike network.

Seattle P-I, Seattle Transit Blog, and Curbed cover the Council’s approval of a plan to expand the city’s bike share permit program.

Seattle Times, KING, Puget Sound Business Journal, and Arena Digest report that OVG has chosen the contractors for the remodel of Key Arena.

The Stranger discusses the Council’s approval of a (boring) change to Seattle City Light’s surplus property disposition rules that will help with affordable housing projects.

The Stranger and Capitol Hill Seattle Blog follow the confirmation process of Carmen Best as Chief of Police.

Q13 reports on yesterday’s hearing on the appeal of UW’s proposed change to its campus master plan.

West Seattle Blog covers a bill being heard today to purchase the Orchard Street Ravine.