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Vancouver’s Urbanism Headlines: Tuesday

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• We want to walk: Report finds strong preference for walkable neighbourhoods [Vancouver Sun]
• Oppenheimer Park campers await judge’s ruling on eviction [Vancouver Sun]
• Relocation of Vancouver’s tent city from Oppenheimer to Stanley Park comes to a halt [Vancouver Sun]
• Doors Open event lets Vancouverites sneak a peek inside some of the city’s most famous buildings [Vancouver Sun]
• Court challenges likely to stall tent city evictions in Abbotsford, Vancouver [Globe and Mail]
• Entire city block in upscale Vancouver neighbourhood listed for $28-million [Globe and Mail]
• Cyclists on Spanish Banks road to UBC say threatened with fines if ride on the road [State of Vancouver]
• Uber seeks to return to Vancouver [Stephen Rees’s Blog]
• Here’s some Vision Vancouver spam that came into my in-box since Friday [Georgia Straight]
• It’s easy to understand why Geoff Meggs likes the City of Vancouver’s communications strategy [Georgia Straight]
• Hamdy El-Rayes: With empty promises, Vancouver politicians alienate voters [Georgia Straight]
• Surrey crime linked to Vancouver and Burnaby social-service and police policies [Georgia Straight]
• City of Langley’s lackluster Climate Change Action Report [South Fraser Blog]
• Seacycles: Aerial video of Vancouver bike lanes [Vancouver Observer]
• 23 East Pender Street [Changing Vancouver]

• Oak Bay seeks ‘good energy’ with totem pole plan [Victoria Times Colonist]
• Zoning: Inclusionary v. Exclusionary [Sightline Daily]
• Post-2016 Tunnel Buses [Seattle Transit Blog]
• TriMet’s first new ‘Type 5’ MAX light-rail vehicle has rolled into Portland (or has it?) [The Oregonian]
• Second Avenue: Just the beginning for protected bike lanes [Crosscut]

• These Neighborhoods Squeeze Onto Empty Rooftops And Parking Lots To Help Solve London’s Housing Crisis [Fast Co.Exist]
• Can Light Rail Still Unite Jerusalem? [City Lab]
• Placemaking’s Ripple Effect: How a Beach Downtown is Making Waves in Detroit [People for Public Spaces]
• Madrid to Eliminate Cars from City Center [Arch Daily]