Monday news roundup

With the Council in recess, things are pretty quiet.

Seattle Times reports on negotiations that happened over the summer to try to settle an appeal of the city-wide MHA upzones.

Seattle PI and Seattle Transit Blog cover Spin’s exit from the Seattle bikeshare program.

Crosscut looks at Dow Constantine’s proposal for saving the Showbox.

Seattle Times asks what we can learn from bike counters.

Knute Berger at Crosscut says that Seattle has lost its laid-back charm.