Friday news roundup

Get outside today if you can; it’s expected to rain all weekend.

Capitol Hill Seattle Blog reports that contruction projects are signing up for the srreamlined design review process made possible by a recent Council ordinance.

Crosscut says that the Washington State Convention Center expansion is in peril as the pandemic shutdown threatens its funding source.

West Seattle Blog covers the recent West Seattle virtual “town hall” and what SDOT said about the West Seattle Bridge.

Barron’s looks at the proposed payroll tax

MyNorthwest interviews SPD chief Carmen Best.

Crosscut reports that the “ramps to nowhere” are finally coming down.

Post Alley asks whether the City Council will find its footing and start governing.