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CVA-784-211-Seating-in-Park-Place-plaza-940x635 Forgotten Downtown Plazas

by Isabelle Kim, photo from City of Vancouver Archives As a part of research I have been conducting around public spaces within Downtown Vancouver, I was curious to look into Vancouver’s history, and began my search in the Vancouver Archives.... Continue reading »

April 25, 2015   |   0 comments
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
Crosssection Hornby VPSN Supports Separated Hornby Bike Lane

Earlier today the VPSN sent a letter to Mayor Gregor Robertson and members of City Council, supporting the proposed separated bikelane on Hornby Street. The proposal, which has been open for public comment for some time now, will be in... Continue reading »

October 4, 2010   |   0 comments
Hornby Bike Lane Proposal - Map Consultation on the proposed Hornby separated bike lane; Dunsmuir stats

Another good public space related press release from the City of Vancouver… this one on the proposed Hornby Street separated bike lane (designed to provide a connection between the Burrard Bridge and Dunsmuir bike lanes). At the same time, some... Continue reading »

July 28, 2010   |   2 comments
Dunsmuir Bike Lane Open Dunsmuir bike lane opens

Lots of cyclists on hand for the opening of the new Dunsmuir bike lane Photo by Ken Ohrn, VACC It’s official! The new separated bike lane on Dunsmuir Street is open for traffic — creating a great opportunity for car-wary... Continue reading »

June 15, 2010   |   2 comments