Tuesday news roundup

The Seattle Times (here and here), Seattle PI (here and here), KUOW, KING, KOMO, KIRO, The Independent, US News and World Report, MyNorthwest (here and here), Crosscut, The Stranger (here and here), Capitol Hill Seattle Blog, Post Alley, West Seattle Blog and Erica Barnett all provide ongoing reports and discussion on the protests in Seattle and scrutiny of the police response.

The South Seattle Emerald shows that despite promises from the Mayor and Chief Police that police officers can be uniquely identified by their name tag, that isn’t the case.

The Seattle Times covers the Council’s passage of a bill requiring paid sick and safe time for certain gig workers.

Capitol Hill Seattle Blog reports that the proposed payroll tax can now advance through the Council’s deliberative process.

The Urbanist covers a change by SDOT to automatically present the “walk” signal at 75% of intersections in the city even when no one presses the “walk” button.

West Seattle Blog reports that the Seattle Fire Department has deployed additional engines and equipment in West Seattle because of the closure of the West Seattle Bridge.