Tuesday news roundup

The Council override’s the Mayor’s veto, the streetcar gets funding, and the Green New Deal passes.

The Seattle TImes, KING, AP, Capitol Hill Seattle Blog, and Erica Barnett cover yesterday’s Council vote to override Mayor Durkan’s veto of a bill adding restrictions to how soda tax revenues can be spent.

Seattle Times, KING and MyNorthwest report on $9 million of funding to continue streetcar planning that the Council approved yesterday.

Crosscut, Seattle Transit Blog, and Erica Barnett discuss the Green New Deal resolution approved by the Council yesterday.

Patch brings us election coverage.

The Stranger looks at Council member O’Brien’s effort to get SDOT to build out bike lanes faster.

Puget Sound Business Journal looks at the pending bills enacting new protections for hotel workers.

The Urbanist discusses changes to the Comprehensive Plan that the Council docketed for next year.

The UW Daily covers neighborhood resistance to upzoning “The Ave.”

GeekWire reports on how the city and county are looking to ride-hailing companies to fill in gaps in the transit system.

 

 

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