Friday news roundup

Scooter share, free COVID testing, and of course more discussion on SPD.  Welcome to Friday — we made it to another weekend!


Puget Sound Business Journal, GeekWire, Seattle Transit Blog, Mass Transit, The Urbanist, and Erica Barnett discuss the city’s plan for a scooter-share pilot.

The Seattle Medium and West Seattle Blog report that the city has opened a new free COVID-19 testing site at Chief Sealth High School.

KUOW and KOMO continue coverage of the resignation of Chief Best.

KUOW speaks with former City Council memebr Bruce Harrell.

The Seattle Times argues that in the rush to defund SPD, we shouldn’t lose the efort to end sexual exploitation.

KING and Capitol Hill Seattle Blog report on ongoing protests.

The Seattle Times and the AP report that the state Supreme Court has granted a stay on a lower court’s order for local media companies to hand over protest footage to SPD.

The West Seattle Blog brings us the latest on the West Seattle Bridge.

The South Seattle Emerald looks at the debate over Mayor Durkan’s proposal to establish a minimum wage for Uber and Lyft drivers.

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