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

Northeast False Creek edge, looking East Northeast False Creek Draft Plan Launched

By: Wendee Lang After many years and many changing faces around the table, the City of Vancouver, earlier this month, finally published a draft area plan for the development of Northeast False Creek. The document, (which was open to comment... Continue reading »

June 30, 2017   |   0 comments
Laneway Living Room - Perspective Drawing Inside Out: Getting ready for Laneway Living Rooms

By Mitchell Reardon, VPSN Streets & Transportation. This story has been updated. Laneways and alleys take up a significant amount of land in Vancouver, yet remain one of our most under-utilized public assets. Only a handful of these spaces are... Continue reading »

June 28, 2017   |   0 comments
Leg-in-Boot Square. 2012 Photo. Share your favourite place in False Creek South

As we first wrote back in May, the City is embarking on a neighbourhood planning process in False Creek South. As part of this process, they’re looking for your feedback on the places that define the assets, values, and unique... Continue reading »

June 28, 2017   |   0 comments
concept-kitsilano Installed, Arbutus Greenway temporary path sees plenty of use

By Naomi Wittes Reichstein, VPSN Arbutus Greenway project lead Over the past months, the VPSN has been advocating enthusiastically for the design of one of Vancouver’s most exciting new public amenities. Tracing the former CP rail corridor, the Arbutus Greenway... Continue reading »

June 25, 2017   |   0 comments
LEG1319.118 - Sectional Map + Street Directory VPSN Annual General Meeting & BBQ – UPDATED

It’s that time of year again! Mark your calendars for the VPSN’s summertime BBQ and Annual General Meeting. As a registered non-profit, we hold this meeting to officially fulfill our obligations under the BC Societies Act. This year’s AGM/BBQ will... Continue reading »

June 23, 2017   |   0 comments