Wednesday news roundup


The Seattle Times, Crosscut, KING, Seattle PI, and Q13 report that the City Council is looking to study whether it should exempt menstrual products from local sales tax.

Capitol Hill Seattle Blog reports that Council member Sawant’s proposals to increase city spending on affordable housing didn’t earn any support from her fellow Council members.

Erica C. Barnett looks at how Seattle and other cities in the Pacific Northwest are changing they way they use public land.

The Urbanist dissects the newly-released University District Mobility Plan.