Friday news roundup

As I write this, the City of Seattle has begun the process of removing the homeless encampments and cleaning Cal Anderson Park.


The Seattle Times, KING, KIRO, The Stranger, and Capitol Hill Seattle Blog cover the city’s effort to clear Cal Anderson Park, including a judge’s ruling yesterday denying a temporary restraining order that would have blocked the cleanup effort.

Puget Sound Business Journal reports that Councilmember Sawant will offer legislation to extend the current eviction moratorium until the end of 2021.

Seattle Bike Blog looks at SDOT’s proposed changes to traffic signal timing in the city.

The Urbanist covers a proposal for a gondola between West Seattle and downtown.

PubliCola reports on tense discussions between SPD and the CPC over proposed changes to the police department’s use-of-force and crowd-control policies.



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