Vancouver’s Urbanism Headlines:

LOCAL
• Vancouver willing to offer ‘fair market value’ to Canadian Pacific for Arbutus corridor, mayor tells residents [The Province]
• Vancouver offers to pay CP Rail ‘fair market value’ for Arbutus corridor [Globe and Mail]
• A Very Green Place [Price Tags]
• YVR versus a SkyTrain station: Which has the most traffic? [Price Tags]
• Former NPA park board commissioner Ian Robertson to run for city council [Georgia Straight]
• Tent city spokesperson accuses city of trying to intimidate protesters in Oppenheimer Park [Georgia Straight]
• Marpole resident questions source of funds for potential Arbutus Corridor land purchase [Georgia Straight]
• Vancouver to change how it funds public artwork [Vancouver Sun]
• Former Vancouver Park Board Chair Ian Robertson to run for city council [Vancouver Sun]
• Opinion: Managing the risks of investing in coal exports [Vancouver Sun]
• Wednesday Night Heritage Walks [What Floats to the Top of My Desk]

CASCADIA
• Coquihalla Highway fatality follows speed-limit increase [Victoria Times Colonist]
• Highest and Best Use…Or Not [Sightline Daily]
• The Tolling Discussion is Impoverished [Seattle Transit Blog]
• Streetcars to Johns Landing and decreased density in Eastmoreland — Portland’s future in a map? [The Oregonian]
• Could BP turn Bellingham into a Northwest oil export capital? [Crosscut]
• City drops 84 bike parking spaces into East Portland parking lots [Bike Portland]

CANADA
• TTC wants to sell $51.7-million tunnel boring machines to Chinese company for just $9.2 million [National Post]

INTERNATIONAL
• With Its New Master Plan, São Paulo Takes Aim at Gated Towers [City Lab]
• Ingenious Signs Ensure You Always Get A Seat On The Train [Fast Co.Design]
• Barcelona 2 – Glòries Transformation (1) [Price Tags]
• Barcelona 3 – Glòries Transformation (2) [Price Tags]
• Barcelona 4 – Glòries Transformation (3) [Price Tags]
• Helsinki’s New Plan To Eliminate Car Ownership [Fast Co.Exist]
• Contraflow Bike Lanes Finally Get Nod From U.S. Engineering Establishment [Streetsblog USA]