City news

A woman riding a bicycle was hit by a dump truck and dragged at a downtown Seattle intersection.

Fire Department spokesman Kyle Moore says the 25-year-old woman was wearing a helmet. She was in pain but able to talk to medics who took her to Harborview Medical Center.

The driver remained at the scene for police.

Our friend Ian Hill, of NPR member station KQED, brings us this news:

"The San Francisco Board of Supervisors voted 6-5 on Tuesday to expand the city's ban on nudity and 10-1 to pass an ordinance allowing 'micro-unit' apartments.

Watching Mary Tyler Moore while he was growing up, city planner Jeff Speck saw a different view of urbanity. It stood out amongst the crime-ridden urban settings of other favorite TV series.

Millenials, Speck says, have an even broader vision of what city life means, thanks in part to Seinfeld, Friends and Sex and the City.The neighborhood coffee shops and carless characters show viewers a "walkable" city.

The Washington Fish and Wildlife Department says it will consider banning octopus hunting near popular Seattle beaches and possibly other areas of Puget Sound where divers enjoy watching the animals.