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Vancouver’s Urbanism Headlines: Thursday

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• White Rock, B.C., urges Ottawa to reroute oil tank cars [Globe and Mail]
• Strip Tease – 6: Pacific Centre [Price Tags]
• Downtown Eastside SRO units become pricey microlofts [Georgia Straight]
• New Yaletown group sues City of Vancouver over land swap with developer [Georgia Straight]
• Cheap Condo Experiment Fails to Live up to Hype [The Tyee]
• Hornby Street – 1200 Block [Price Tags]
• Granville Street reopens in downtown Vancouver after building roof partially collapses [Vancouver Sun]
• Vancouver mayor renews push for Broadway transit line [Vancouver Sun]

• Victoria councillors call for public input on speed limits [Victoria Times Colonist]
• Agricultural Land Reserve Changes Make Way for Pipelines: Conservationist [The Tyee]
• Leftward Ho, Seattle! [Crosscut]
• Has the Portland area’s growing light-rail system been worth the investment? (poll) [The Oregonian]
• Busting myths about youth homelessness [Crosscut]
• Tilikum Crossing: West side crane on light rail bridge is dismantled as its job finishes [The Oregonian]
• Cascades Without Amtrak? [Seattle Transit Blog]
• Action to Save Metro Heating Up [Seattle Transit Blog]

• Toronto’s newest separated bike lanes on Richmond, Adelaide could become a reality — at least temporarily [National Post]

• San Francisco Landlord Tells Tenants: Make $100K, Have 725 Credit Score [ABC News]
• Is 3-D Printing Buildings As Good For The Environment As You Want It To Be? [Fast Co.Exist]
• Gay Men Living in ‘Gayborhoods’ Travel Shorter Distances Than the Average Person [The Atlantic Cities]
• America’s Greatest Designs [UrbDeZine]