June 21, 2012 Headlines

LOCAL
• Mayors reject TransLink board seats [Vancouver Sun]
• Park-and-ride overhaul adds to commuter headaches [Globe and Mail]
• Velopalooza shows shift in bike culture from protest to celebration [OpenFile]
• B.C.’s bicycle-helmet law should be eased: Critics [The Province]
• Vancouver to get up to $32.8 million from long-delayed Little Mountain redevelopment [Vancouver Sun]
• City wants to build 18 electric vehicle charging stations [Civic Surrey]

CANADA
• Toronto Mayor Falls Short of Dieting Goal; Also Falls Off Scale [The Atlantic Cities]

INTERNATIONAL
• Food Access: The Missing Sustainability Planning Topic? [APA Sustaining Places]
• Controversial plan to allow bigger buildings in Hollywood gets OK [The Los Angeles Times]
• Rent Control Sometimes Benefiting the Rich [San Francisco Chronicle]
• A ‘Vertical’ Future for the Urban Factory [The Atlantic Cities]
• Why we ought to get real about home sizes [Crosscut]

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