Wednesday news roundup

Congratulations to Lisa Daugaard for her MacArthur Grant!

Here’s the news.

Erica Barnett and Seattle Bike Blog dissect Mayor Durkan’s proposed 2020 budget.

Curbed reports that the Monorail will be accepting ORCA cards.

The Stranger (here and here) and Real Change bring us election news.

Q13 and MyNorthwest look at Council member Sawant’s rent control proposal.

Law360 and the Seattle Medium report on the city’s new tax on heating oil.

MyNorthwest, Seattle Transit Blog, and Capitol Hill Seattle Blog cover a failed resolution to change the city’s position on building a second Montlake Bridge.

The Urbanist discusses the ongoing debate about zoning on “the Ave.”

Real Change looks at the plight of vehicle residents.