April 26, 2012 Headlines

LOCAL
• Planners oppose lowering Vancouver’s demands to developers [Vancouver Sun]
• A record number of people are applying to build laneway housing [CTV]
• The Royal City’s urban revival [The Straight]
• Inside the Greater Vancouver Food Bank machine [The Tyee]
• TransLink unveils real-time bus tracking [BC Local News]
• Aldergrove: Salvaging a village in the deep ‘burbs [Fraseropolis]

CANADA
• Feds move to tighten supervision of Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation in reaction to over-extension in condo markets in big Canadian cities [CBC]
• How to get urban dwellers cycling: Make it normal [Globe and Mail]
• Calgary’s St. Patrick’s Island plans unveiled [CBC]

INTERNATIONAL
• Mapping and defining the regionalism of American culture [Atlantic Cities]
• Ferrari-inspired Italo HST will hit the rails in Italy [inHabitat]
• Participatory budget on the ground in Vallejo, CA [Atlantic Cities]
• Why the streets of Copenhagen and Amsterdam look so different from ours [Atlantic Cities]

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