Thursday news roundup

Car-free streets, passenger-only ferries, and more.

The Seattle Times, Real Change, and South Seattle Emerald bring us up-to-date on the latest chapter in the fiery debate over homeless encampment removals.

Law360 reports on the recent legal ruling on a Seattle ordinance requiring hotel businesses to provide health coverage for their workers.

Capitol Hill Seattle Blog, The International Examiner, GeekWire, and The Stranger cover the local impacts of the coronavirus pandemic.

Erica Barnett looks at the future of Seattle’s latest experiment: car-free streets.

The Urbanist reports on a study underway of potential new passenger-only ferry routes.