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

Streets for Everyone Streets for Everyone – Commercial Drive Campaign

Streets for Everyone is a recent grassroot project that is advocating for better sustainable transportation and creating vibrant public spaces that encourage social interaction on Commercial Drive. The campaign advocates for changes such as widening streets for walkability, more street furniture, better bike lanes... Continue reading »

October 26, 2014   |   1 comment
Who Needs Drive Ins? Park(ing) Day Special: Vancouver’s first Bike-in Movie Night

On Friday, September 19, the Vancouver Public Space Network presents Vancouver’s first “Bike-in Movie Night”, a public installation offered as a part of Park(ing) Day—an annual worldwide event where citizens, artists and activists collaborate to temporarily transform metered parking spaces into... Continue reading »

September 17, 2014   |   1 comment
Copenhagen Bikehaven by Mellbin - Bike Cycle Bicycle - 2012 - 4236 VPSN on Point Grey Road and Cornwall Street Corridor Safety Improvements

Photo by mellbin. Thanks to the Vancouver Sun for publishing the VPSN’s letter in support of the City of Vancouver’s proposal for cycling and pedestrian enhancements to the Point Grey-Cornwall Corridor today, which are going before Vancouver’s council on Tuesday,... Continue reading »

July 22, 2013   |   0 comments
Union Street Bike Path - P1040443 VPSN supports additional investment in cycling infrastructure

Earlier improvements to the Adanac Bikeway On Wednesday, City Council will be deliberating over a staff report on three ‘active transportation corridor’ improvements: Union Street (Gore Street to Carrall Street) Cambie Bridge (north end to Beatty Street) Canada Line (pedestrian... Continue reading »

June 11, 2013   |   0 comments
IMG 2106 This Week at Council: May 14-16, 2012 – Viva Vancouver, Pedestrian Safety, Bikelanes & more…

A quick round-up of some public space related items appearing in front of City Council this week. Viva Vancouver – Temporary Public Space for summertime fun This week’s regular Council begins with a presentation on the Viva Vancouver program (formerly... Continue reading »

May 14, 2012   |   0 comments