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Corduroy Road Here’s the Square! Council approves permanent plaza for 800-Robson

Congratulations Vancouver! You now have a new permanent plaza in the downtown. A quick post to let you know that City Council has just approved the creation of a permanent plaza on the 800-block of Robson. This move will pedestrianize... Continue reading »

April 20, 2016   |   0 comments
Robson Square - Jazz Festival Expanding Robson Square – Let’s Make It Happen!

The City is proposing to expand Robson Square and permanently pedestrianize the 800-block of Robson Street. This is a fantastic idea, and one that the VPSN has long championed. The 800-block space has been the site of a popular temporary... Continue reading »

April 19, 2016   |   0 comments
13929873944_0436b8a181_z Downtown Bus Service Review – an opportunity to create new public space in downtown Vancouver

Earlier this month, Translink unveiled the latest stage of their review of Vancouver’s downtown bus network. The materials include a set of draft network design concepts — essentially modified routes for a number of downtown buses. This is particularly important for... Continue reading »

April 19, 2014   |   0 comments
CoV - North Plaza Open House Invite North Plaza: two City Open Houses on new designs

Exciting news! The City of Vancouver will be holding two Open Houses to showcase new designs for the North Plaza of the Art Gallery. Tuesday, October 1, 5:30-8:30pm Saturday, October 5, 12:30-3:30pm “Drop by an open house to see the... Continue reading »

September 26, 2013   |   0 comments
Robson Square - Jazz Fest - P1050604 - detail Robson Square. Us + You + Summertime. Want to Collaborate?

The City of Vancouver has recently posted a Request for Expressions of Interest (RFEOI) related to the summertime activation of the 800-block of Robson Street. It’s part of the broader Viva Vancouver initiative – which is about “creatively transforming streets... Continue reading »

February 7, 2013   |   0 comments