Vancouver’s Urbanism Headlines: Thursday

LOCAL
• Vancouver awards bring design for the future [Globe and Mail]
• In wake of SkyTrain shutdown, TransLink CEO discuses future plans [Globe and Mail]
• Vancouver park board avoids taking a stand on captive whales in new report [Globe and Mail]
• Sid Chow Tan: Homeless no more, evicted no more, silenced no more [Georgia Straight]
• Former NPA trustees Ken Denike and Sophia Woo split on running again [Georgia Straight]
• CBC On The Coast Radio Interview about SkyTrain and TransLink [South Fraser Blog]
• Rezoning application for proposed mixed-use development in Carvolth [South Fraser Blog]
• Vancouver council approves $900,000 plan to lure capital funds [Vancouver Sun]
• And how’s your week going? [Price Tags]

CASCADIA
• Young B.C. farmers find creative solutions to high land values [Vancouver Sun]
• Just like that, 9 office buildings are for sale in Seattle area [Puget Sound Business Journal]
• Portland’s grown up plans: 7 thoughts from the city’s draft blueprint for the next 20 years [The Oregonian]
• Why are cougars appearing all across the Portland area? Reasons could include deer, development [The Oregonian]

INTERNATIONAL
• Pretty Park, Affordable Rent: Making Neighborhoods “Just Green Enough” [Next City]
• Barcelona 7 – The Other Architect (1) [Price Tags]
• Barcelona 8 – The Other Architect (2) [Price Tags]
• Barcelona 9 – Impressions (1) [Price Tags]
• Austin’s Rail-or-Fail Vote Is Uniting Transit Supporters and Foes [City Lab]
• The World’s Tallest Slum Is Being Cleared by the Venezuelan Government [City Lab]
• Manifest Destiny! [DeZeen Magazine]