Friday news roundup

The snow is nearly gone, and we made it to the end of the week. Congratulations!

Here’s the Friday news.

The Seattle Times looks at what happens to homeless persons’ belongings when unsanctioned encampments are swept.

The Urbanist and MyNorthwest discuss Council member Sawant’s plan for a new “Amazon tax.”

Seattle Bike Blog talks transportation with Councilmember Alex Pedersen.

The Seattle Times reports that the University Street light-rail station will be renamed “Union Street/Symphony Station,” for the weirdest of reasons.