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arbutus-greenway-illustration-landing Arbutus Greenway: some ideas for the path ahead

Earlier this year, the City of Vancouver announced that it had reached a deal with CP Rail to purchase the Arbutus corridor, a former¬†railway right-of-way. The intention, as stated at the time, was to create a linear greenway, with the... Continue reading »

October 10, 2016   |   0 comments
arbutus-greenway City purchases Arbutus Corridor – for greenway, possible streetcar route

Concept of the proposed Arbutus Greenway (City of Vancouver) After several months of negotiations, the City of Vancouver and CP Rail have reached an agreement on the future of the Arbutus Corridor. The City will purchase the 9km rail line... Continue reading »

March 7, 2016   |   0 comments
Protesting the CP Rail removal of community gardens. Photo: Neal Jennings Arbutus Corridor Part 3 – CP Rail begins to remove gardens

On August 9th 2014, the VPSN¬†organized a group hike along the Arbutus rail corridor. Just 5 days later, Canadian Pacific Railway started removing community gardens around 70th Avenue, and has subsequently been moving northward. The Vancouver Courier published pictures of... Continue reading »

August 22, 2014   |   0 comments