May 17, 2012 Headlines

LOCAL
• North Shore Area Transit Plan – another chance to provide your feedback [The Buzzer Blog]
• Park board commissioner defends Cactus Club [Vancouver Courier]
• Downtown Vancouver is home to 176 people per hectare: CUI report [OpenFile]
• TransLink to eliminate TaxiSaver program, enhance HandyDart service with savings [Vancouver Sun]
• Why Vancouver will be uninhabitable [Price Tags]
• Hoping for the best in the Heights [Fraseropolis]

INTERNATIONAL
• World’s Subways Converging on Ideal Form [Wired]
• Olympic Orbit Tower: Art or Eyesore? [Architect Magazine]
• ArtPlace Looks Back at 2011 and Forward to 2012 [ArtPlace]
• Why The Bay Area Should Have 11 Million Residents Today [Forbes]
• Housing Recovery Tied to Walkability, But It May Depend On Where You Are [The Atlantic Cities]
• What can we do about urban food waste? [Observatory: Design Observer]

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