This morning we’re talking about bikes, buses, construction, and living on the streets of Seattle.
Today the Council discussed what to do about the ailing Pronto bike share program.
Two news items this morning raking in coverage: the fate of the pilot bike-share program, and (finally) a vote scheduled for the street vacation required to build the new SODO Arena.
Last week the proposed 2016 work plan for Council member Gonzalez’s Gender Equity, Safe Communities and New Americans Committee was presented for review.
The big news this morning (well, besides Russell Wilson in the Pro Bowl) is the upcoming Council deliberations on what to do with Pronto, the money-losing bike share program.
There’s lots of transportation-related legislation in front of the City Council this week. Plus a few other nuggets as the Council settles down to work. (UPDATES BELOW)
Today all nine City Council members sent a letter to Seattle’s state legislative delegation stating their opposition to HB 2589.
Earlier this week in her Civil Rights, Utilities, Economic Development & Arts committee meeting, committee chair Lisa Herbold mentioned that she had a draft work plan for the committee and is soliciting feedback. Her office was kind enough to provide me with a copy. If you have thoughts on it, you can send them to her aide, Newell Aldrich.
This morning’s news focuses on two items: the ongoing homeless crisis (and the shooting at an encampment Tuesday evening) and the recent report on the state of the Seattle music industry.
This morning, the Gender Equity, Safe Communities, and New Americans Committee heard from the Seattle Police Department about some key metrics they track on response times. Continue reading SPD data transparency: a complicated business