City news http://kplu.org en Dump truck hits woman on bicycle in Seattle http://kplu.org/post/dump-truck-hits-woman-bicycle-seattle 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. The accident about 9 a.m. Thursday was similar to a Nov. 13 accident that sent a 50-year-old bicyclist to the hospital with critical injuries. Both involved double-dump trucks. The driver in the Nov. Thu, 29 Nov 2012 18:42:05 +0000 The Associated Press 7233 at http://kplu.org San Francisco supervisors vote to expand city's nudity ban http://kplu.org/post/san-francisco-supervisors-vote-expand-citys-nudity-ban Our friend Ian Hill, of NPR member station KQED, <a href="http://blogs.kqed.org/newsfix/2012/11/20/live-at-2-p-m-san-francisco-supervisors-consider-nudity-ban-tiny-apartments/">brings us this news</a>:<p><blockquote><p>"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 <a href="http://blogs.kqed.org/newsfix/2012/09/25/would-you-live-in-a-san-francisco-apartment-the-size-of-a-living-room/">ordinance</a> allowing 'micro-unit' apartments.<p>"The legislation expanding the nudity ban could force people to keep their clothes on most of Wed, 21 Nov 2012 15:48:08 +0000 7179 at http://kplu.org San Francisco supervisors vote to expand city's nudity ban What Makes A City 'Walkable' And Why It Matters http://kplu.org/post/what-makes-city-walkable-and-why-it-matters Watching <em>Mary Tyler Moore</em> while he was growing up, city planner Jeff Speck saw a different view of urbanity. Sat, 17 Nov 2012 16:34:15 +0000 7150 at http://kplu.org What Makes A City 'Walkable' And Why It Matters State may ban some octopus hunting near Seattle http://kplu.org/post/state-may-ban-some-octopus-hunting-near-seattle <p>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.</p><p> Fri, 09 Nov 2012 17:56:11 +0000 The Associated Press 7070 at http://kplu.org