Friday news roundup

Congratulations! You made it to the weekend.  Now here’s the news.

Governing and Seattle Transit Blog look at this week’s discussions over how to fund Seattle and regional bus transportation.

KIRO reports on the plans to upgrade the Monorail.

The Seattle Times covers Sound Transit’s vote to accelerate the constructions of a light rail station at 130th Street NE.

Capitol Hill Seattle Blog writes that a Council committee approved funding for an art installation at the AIDS Memorial Pathway in Cal Anderson Park.

MyNorthwest follows the latest developments on HB 2948, which would give King County authority to implement a payroll tax.

The Urbanist reports on a new affordable housing development in Northgate — at the expense of a larger transit-oriented development housing project.