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Monday News Roundup — After the Olympics

Mar 01, 2010

Vancouver Olympics a Living Laboratory for Urbanism! (Planetizen)
Brent Toderian: Vancouver Olympics a successful living laboratory for urbanism. 

A $1 Billion Hangover From an Olympic Party 
(New York Times)
Price tag is rising for Vancouver Olympics.

Vancouver’s warm embrace trumps Games tragedy (Seattle PI)
Art Thiel: Vancouver’s warm embrace, hug marks, tops it all.

2010 Olympics earn a bronze for climate action, says David Suzuki Foundation

Squatters at ‘Olympic Tent Village’ say they’re digging in for long haul (Planetizen)

Critical Mass bike ride not taking aim at Olympics in Vancouver (Straight)

Let the Debate Begin (Price Tags)
Price Tags on the temporary vs. permanent transportation measures after the Olympics.

Vancouver considers knocking down viaducts after Olympic traffic success (Vancouver Sun)
The debate continues over taking down the Georgia and Dunsmuir viaducts after the Olympics are over.

Campbell promises $172M for Vancouver social housing
(Tyee)
Funding for social housing didn’t get it built in time for the Olympics.