Vancouver’s Urbanism Headlines: Thursday

LOCAL
[Globe and Mail]
• Transit at the crossroads [Business in Vancouver]
• The New Point Grey Road – 17: Before and After [Price Tags]
• Map: Where people run and bike, here and everywhere [Price Tags]
• Vancouver council rejects voluntary campaign spending limits [Georgia Straight]
• Light rail and B-Line combo better than Broadway SkyTrain? [Georgia Straight]
• Vancouver school board studies energy-efficient “passive house” standard [Georgia Straight]
• West End mansion to be demolished [Vancouver Sun]
• Vancouver refuses non-binding referendum on whales in captivity [Vancouver Sun]
• Protesters call for an end to Metro’s plans for waste-to-energy facility [Vancouver Sun]
• Photos: Buildings by the architects hired for the new Vancouver Art Gallery [Vancouver Sun]

CASCADIA
• Ramps to Nowhere: A word on behalf of ‘Seattle process’ [Crosscut]
• The Downtown Streetcar Could Solve the “Bus 2” Problem [Seattle Transit Blog]
• All Bus Cuts Are Not Created Equal [Sightline Daily]

INTERNATIONAL
• The hipster as a tourist attraction [The Protocity]
• 5 Big Ideas To Make Cities Better [Fast Co.Exist]
• A Charming Glimpse at Morning Commutes Around the World [The Atlantic Cities]
• Rethinking Streets: New Report Illustrates Complete Streets Projects [Planetizen]
• Up in Years and All but Priced Out of New York [New York Times]
• We built this city: the smartest urban crowdfunding projects – in pictures [The Guardian]