Wednesday news roundup

A little bit of everything this morning.

KOMO continues the discussion about whether to use large tents to house the homeless.

Bicycling has named Seattle America’s best bike city, while the Urbanist argues that the city’s plan for connecting up the bike network south of downtown leaves much to be desired.

Patch and West Seattle Blog report on a batch of surveillance technologies the city is running through its internal approval process.

CBS News reports that Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff is in favor of corporate taxes to pay for addressing homelessness.

Josh Feit discusses efforts to block an expansion of “backyard cottages” in Seattle neighborhoods.