May 2, 2012 Headlines

• OP-ED: Pipeline risks are too great for Vancouver [Vancouver Sun]
• Reader’s Soapbox: Rize exposes flaws in Vancouver’s planning process [Vancouver Courier]
• More than 20 vacancy signs as Vancouver’s Robson Street undergoes ‘transition’ [Vancouver Province]
• New Vancouver shopping district name rankles residents [Vancouver Courier]
• The history of Marpole and it’s new community planning process [OpenFile]
• North Vancouver city freezes Central Lonsdale tower plans [Vancouver Sun]
• The Evergreen Line and the future of Skytrain [Fraseropolis]
• A city institution rolls on in Burnaby [Burnaby Now]

The challenges of building a bike friendly Calgary [OpenFile]
• In Toronto as panhandling gets pushed with poverty to suburbs [OpenFile]
• ‘Clearing the fog’ of Ottawa’s planning rules [Ottawa Citizen] 

• Neighborhood Visualizer: Revealing Material and Energy Use in Cities [Information Aesthetics]
• Sustainability in the crazy-quilt world of metro regions [Switchboard]
• Herds on the street [Crain’s New York Business]
• A Visual Guide to the Potential of Urban Agriculture [The Atlantic Cities]
• How the Internet Redefined Public Space in Cities [The Atlantic Cities]
• Rome’s Monte Testaccio as a Model for Landfill Reclamation [Places: Design Observer]