Advocacy, education and outreach in support of Vancouver's public spaces

In Chalk with Love - Robert Couse-Baker COVID-19 Response – Creating Safe & Open Streets in Vancouver

As part of the worldwide response to COVID-19, there have been several examples of cities taking action to reallocate street space to support safe physical distancing measures. In practical terms, this approach means taking road space normally allocated to cars and assigning... Continue reading »

March 27, 2020   |   0 comments
City_Hall_Vancouver UPDATED (Apr 2): Public Spaces & Civic Facilities – COVID-19 Response

The following is an updated list of public space changes that have been introduced to combat COVID-19 (Coronavirus). It covers all public places, civic facilities, and programs in Vancouver, and identifies what’s closed and what’s still open. Updated April 2,... Continue reading »

March 20, 2020   |   0 comments
City_Hall_Vancouver COVID-19 Response – Vancouver library, theatre and key Park Board facilities closed

SEE UPDATED AND EXPANDED ARTICLE  Key Vancouver public spaces are being closed as part of the City’s response to COVID-19. While outdoor spaces such as parks, plazas and streets remain open, major facilities and amenities such as libraries, civic theatres,... Continue reading »

March 16, 2020   |   0 comments
Urbi-3 VPSN Public Space Forum: the Street Transformed! – POSTPONED

The following event has been postponed until further notice. Thank you for your understanding. Join us for our our next monthly meeting, taking place Thursday March 19, at Kitsilano Public Library.   We’ll be starting our session with a guest... Continue reading »

March 11, 2020   |   0 comments
LBU_sistemalupo-11 Feature Event: Human Easel / Art Cart – Saturday, Feb 22, 2020

One of the Life Between Umbrellas Stream 3 winning entries – Art Cart Human Easel – will be holding a rain-friendly public space activation event. Join in the fun and help to bring a splash of colour to Helena Gutteridge... Continue reading »

February 16, 2020   |   0 comments