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

Would you complain if your view of the mountains was blocked by an advertisement? Big Ideas for the City: Billboard Strategies

Billboards in public spaces are ugly and offensive. They block views of the mountains, distract drivers and allow private individuals to profit from publicly funded spaces. Furthermore, over 50% of outdoor advertising billboards in Vancouver do not meet present bylaw... Continue reading »

August 20, 2019   |   0 comments
Georgia Gateway Monthly Meetup: An Update on Transportation 2040 – What’s Happened & What’s Next?

Our next VPSN monthly meet-up focuses on streets and transportation, and in particular, the policies and actions taken by the City of Vancouver through the Transportation 2040 Plan. This plan is the City’s “long-term strategic vision for the city that... Continue reading »

January 15, 2019   |   0 comments
Seawall Public Art - Dustin Quasar - CC license Featured Event: Public Art in Vancouver – the City Approach

Out next VPSN monthly meet-up focuses on public art, and in particular, the programs and approaches taken by the City of Vancouver. Public art plays an important role in enriching and enlivening our public spaces, and this session will aim... Continue reading »

November 9, 2018   |   0 comments
Northeast False Creek edge, looking East Northeast False Creek Draft Plan Launched

Article by: Wendee Lang Photo by: Luke Lawreszuk After many years and many changing faces around the table, the City of Vancouver, earlier this month, finally published a draft area plan for the development of Northeast False Creek. The document,... Continue reading »

June 30, 2017   |   0 comments
Challenger baseball field: design for people with mobility challenges, such as wheelchair-accessible artificial turf and raised obstacles removed. Photo: City of Vancouver Vancouver parks embrace accessibility, Canada’s 150th

By Gary McKenna There’s a lot going on in parks news this spring. At Hillcrest Park, the new Challenger sports field is making it easier for children with physical or cognitive disabilities to play baseball. Meanwhile, the Vancouver Park Board... Continue reading »

May 16, 2017   |   0 comments