Friday news roundup

Happy Friday!  Here’s some reading for after you swim to work this morning.

KUOW covers the revival of the proposed tree protection ordinance.

Erica Barnett reports that the Human Services Department has been quietly investigating whether to use biometrics as a replacement for ID cards for homeless individuals accessing services.

The South Seattle Emerald looks at what happens to homeless people when the city’s libraries and community centers close for the holidays.

The Stranger covers the latest changes to the proposed Clean Campaigns ordinance.

The Urbanist reports that the growth curve in Seattle’s transit ridership is flattening out.

Erica Barnett looks at new Council member Alex Pedersen’s first few Council meetings.