Why cyclists hate sharrows; Detached housing starts dip in Toronto area as buyers favour lower-cost options; Every Toronto reference in Uber5000’s new mural; and more news:

Why cyclists hate sharrows (Metro News)

Learn why the ABC’s are on Queen St. E. (Toronto Star)

Detached housing starts dip in Toronto area as buyers favour lower-cost options (Globe and Mail)

Some photos from the Toronto Islands’ first week back in business (Toronto Life)

Broadview Hotel reopening a catalyst for Riverside neighbourhood:'Ripple effect will bolster the positive changes we've been seeing,' says Riverside BIA chair (Inside Toronto)

Every Toronto reference (we could find) in Uber5000’s new mural (Toronto Life)

Out with the giant duck, in with the large elephant! Now it needs a name and a home (Metro News)

Global news from our sister site, SkyriseCities.com:

Renderings of Austin's Potential Next Tallest Building Surface (Austin)

Beedie Returns With Another Application for 105 Keefer (Vancouver)

Interior Design Scheme for AVLI on Atlantic Revealed (Calgary)

Geothermal and Solar Powered Condominium to Launch This Weekend (Edmonton)