Vancouver’s Urbanism Headlines: Friday

LOCAL
• Eco-friendly jobs in Vancouver increase over past three years [Globe and Mail]
• Ed Durgan: Lessons from Vancouver in homelessness and mental illness [Georgia Straight]
• Joel Solomon backs five candidates for Vision Vancouver park board nominations [Georgia Straight]
• Township of Langley Recreation, Culture, and Parks Master Plan Survey [South Fraser Blog]
• Metro Vancouver’s green waste diversion: A progress report [Vancouver Sun]
• Metro Vancouver developers offer cash instead of affordable housing [Vancouver Sun]
• Barbara Yaffe: Metro development surging on [Vancouver Sun]
• Water Street – 100 block (1) [Changing Vancouver]

CASCADIA
• Ontario activist blasts View Towers apartment evictions in Victoria [Victoria Times Colonist]
• Northern B.C. mayors take wait-and-see approach to pipeline [Globe and Mail]
• A six-point plan to make Portland a better place to grow up [Bike Portland]
• Portlander’s ‘protected intersection’ concept gets first on-street demo (in Minneapolis) [Bike Portland]
• Council looks for truce on micro-housing [Crosscut]

INTERNATIONAL
• Window into Airbnb’s hidden impact on S.F. [San Francisco Chronicle]
• The African Village where every House is a work of Art [Messy Nessy Chic]
• How the built environment can help build or destroy social capital [Blooming Rock]
• Worst Cities for Car Drivers [Nerd Wallet]