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

One ride at a time... from GetOnBoardBC's Instagram. Supporting regional transportation funding through Get On Board BC

Transportation is a profoundly regional issue. Our collective quality of life as residents of Vancouver is affected by the relationship it has with the surrounding areas throughout the entire metro region. How people travel into Vancouver from neighbouring municipalities shapes not only the daily... Continue reading »

June 13, 2014   |   0 comments
AMS Community Transit Forum – What’s Next, Broadway?

UBC’s Alma Mater Society is hosting a Community Transit Forum to discuss the future of the Broadway corridor. The event will take place on Thursday, May 2nd, from 6:30pm to 9:30pm at the Hollywood Theatre on Broadway. The Broadway corridor... Continue reading »

April 30, 2013   |   1 comment
Broadway Can be a ‘Really Good Street’ if not a ‘Great Street’

Special thanks go out to VPSN volunteer Bita Vorell for contributing this post! On Monday, May 30, Allan Jacobs, former director of city planning for San Francisco and the author of “Great Streets”, and Elizabeth Macdonald, professor at the University... Continue reading »

June 7, 2011   |   0 comments
Considerations for UBC Rapid Transit Line as Phase 2 Consultations Close

The Vancouver Public Space Network encourages all Vancouver residents to get informed and participate in TransLink’s UBC Line study, for which the second phase has recently closed. TransLink’s Evaluation Summary assesses the different qualities of each proposed alternative. In the course... Continue reading »

April 22, 2011   |   0 comments
Broadway by Boris Mann TransLink holds workshops for UBC Rapid Transit Phase 2 — this week

From Wednesday, March 30, to Wednesday, April 6, TransLink will be holding a series of community consultation workshops in different areas along Broadway to share where they are at with Phase 2 of the UBC Rapid Transit study. Since Phase... Continue reading »

March 28, 2011   |   0 comments