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

Georgia Gateway Monthly Meetup: An Update on Transportation 2040 – What’s Happened & What’s Next?

Our next VPSN monthly meet-up focuses on streets and transportation, and in particular, the policies and actions taken by the City of Vancouver through the Transportation 2040 Plan. This plan is the City’s “long-term strategic vision for the city that... Continue reading »

January 15, 2019   |   0 comments
Kingsway, between 7th and 10th Avenues - 1890 Happy Holidays + Best Wishes for 2019

Wishing everyone a warm and cozy holiday – with lots of good times with family, friends, and loved ones – and a few excellent public space adventures thrown in for good measure. (Maybe a wander over to VanDusen Gardens to... Continue reading »

December 24, 2018   |   0 comments
proportional Rep ballot 2 121,000 wasted ballots in Vancouver? No thanks! We’re voting for Proportional Representation

It’s time to improve our province’s electoral system. Eligible voters in British Columbia have an extraordinary opportunity. Between now and November 30, a provincial referendum is being held to held choose the way we vote. Voters can cast a ballot in... Continue reading »

November 20, 2018   |   0 comments
Umbrella Wall - Robson Featured Event – Draft Principles for Rain-Friendly Public Spaces (Workshop)

Early in 2019, we’ll be launching our Life Between Umbrellas design competition to encourage the creation of rain-friendly public spaces. Even more exciting: we’re working on an agreement with the City of Vancouver to help deliver this exciting initiative. As part of... Continue reading »

November 20, 2018   |   0 comments
Seawall Public Art - Dustin Quasar - CC license Featured Event: Public Art in Vancouver – the City Approach

Out next VPSN monthly meet-up focuses on public art, and in particular, the programs and approaches taken by the City of Vancouver. Public art plays an important role in enriching and enlivening our public spaces, and this session will aim... Continue reading »

November 9, 2018   |   0 comments