Wednesday news roundup

No, it wasn’t your imagination: yesterday was the darkest day in years.

KING and MyNorthwest cover the Council’s approval of UW’s new Campus Master Plan.

The Seattle Times reports that Judge Robart is asking for more information regarding the overturning of the firing of a Seattle police officer.

Crosscut, Seattle Weekly, Erica Barnett, and The Urbanist discuss a new coalition of bike, pedestrian and transit advocates who are pushing the city to move faster on transportation renovations.

Crosscut reports that the Mayor’s nominee for head of the city’s HR department has withdrawn.

Erica Barnett says that Monday the Council will get a look a the bids the city has received for the Mercer Megablock.

Crosscut covers a new report recommending higher density in single-family residential zones.