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

With paving of the temporary path complete, the Arbutus Greenway veers toward the community gardens at 6th. Photo: Naomi Reichstein The Arbutus Greenway: What people wanted and what’s up next

by Naomi Wittes Reichstein, VPSN communications coordinator and Arbutus Greenway project lead If you’ve walked the Arbutus Greenway lately, you’ve probably noticed that the temporary pathway is all paved now. Every time I go on it, I’m encouraged to see... Continue reading »

April 25, 2017   |   0 comments
"Artbutus": Street art along the Arbutus Greenway calls for more/photo by Naomi Reichstein Talking the line: Visions for Arbutus Greenway at stakeholder workshop

Writing and photography by Naomi Wittes Reichstein, VPSN communications coordinator and Arbutus Greenway project lead We’ve been following closely the latest developments on the Arbutus Greenway, Vancouver’s 9-km rail-to-trail corridor. On February 2, I was excited to attend the stakeholders’ workshop... Continue reading »

February 9, 2017   |   0 comments
South False Creek Seawall - Study Area Engagement: Improving the South False Creek Seawall

The City of Vancouver wants your opinion on proposed improvements to the south seawall, between the Cambie and Burrard Bridges. The first event, hosted by the City of Vancouver’s Active Transport Team at the Granville Island Hotel, took place last Saturday.... Continue reading »

February 2, 2016   |   0 comments
City of Vancouver 5 Year Cycling Network: Additions and Upgrades On bikes, budgets, and making more room for the sidewalk

On Thursday, City Council will be hearing a report and presentation on “Active Transportation Update and Pilot for Skateboarding in Protected Bike Lanes” – which includes a program for cycling infrastructure improvements over the next five years. As you’ve probably... Continue reading »

December 9, 2015   |   0 comments
Downtown-Bus-Network-300x232 Transportation News: downtown buses, Robson Square, community health and regional transit vision

Sharing a few items of note for those interested in our work in transportation before you head out into this weekend. The City of Vancouver and TransLink’s Downtown Local Bus Service Review embarked in a series of activities to consult the public... Continue reading »

June 20, 2014   |   0 comments