Vancouver’s Urbanism Headlines: Weekend

LOCAL
• Note to Vancouver Art Gallery: Consider staying put [Globe & Mail]
• Vancouver street-food program expands with 15 new carts [Straight]
• BMO Vancouver Marathon 2013 to kick off Sunday with 17,000 runners [VanCityBuzz]
• Forty years of changing attitudes in Metro Vancouver [Picetags]
• Deeper community connection behind annual Jane’s Walk tours [VancouverSun]
• West Side traffic circle leads to collisions between motor vehicles and cyclists [Straight]

CASCADIA
• Gulf Islands communities being ‘killed’ by ferry fares [Times Colonist]
• Closed for business? Old Town Bars ready to ditch Portlands Entertainment District [Portland Mercury]

CANADA
• Al Gore isn’t overly pleased with Canada [Globe & Mail]
• Montrealers come together for city-wide cleanup [CBC]
• Wynne ‘cleans up’ after minister muses about revisiting transit plan [Globe & Mail]
• Waterfront Toronto pumps billions into economy and now needs power to raise revenue [Toronto Star]

INTERNATIONAL
• How Americans’ taste in houses has evolved over the last century [AtlanticCities]
• Architype plans UK’s largest Passivhaus housing scheme [UK Green Building Council]
• The best new architecture in the muslim world [Atlantic Cities]
• ‘Cities of the future’, built by drones, bacteria, And 3-D printers [Fast Company]
• Beastie Boy MCA commemorated in Brooklyn Heights Park [AtlanticCities]
• L.A.’s Expo Light Rail Line reports strong ridership, without cannibalizing other transit [USC- Neon Tommy]

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