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

10164818884_98e41d0c59_o For the Love of Public Spaces

by Amanda Mackaay What makes a good public space and why are they important? This is a question that has consistently been on my mind since I started working on the Downtown Public Realm project with the VPSN. The project... Continue reading »

June 12, 2015   |   0 comments
16818492059_45ccf7eaf0_k-798x558 The (Trans) Am Totem Pole and the (Trans)it Referendum

By Amanda Mackaay, photo from Roaming-the-Planet   It’s not Lions Gate Bridge traffic or Massey Tunnel backups that everyone is talking about these days; it’s the five car traffic jam atop a 20 foot high cedar stump that is attracting... Continue reading »

May 2, 2015   |   0 comments
10716917193_d6a68a5e56_z What the Transit Referendum Will Do For You

By Amanda Mackaay Starting March 16, the fate of the livability of the city resides directly in the hands of Vancouver residents who will be asked to mail in their vote on a The Mayors Council Transportation and Transit Plan... Continue reading »

March 5, 2015   |   0 comments