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

Credit / West End Mural Lessons in More Engaging Citizen Engagement

Photo Credit / West End Mural By Brent Toderian and Jillian Glover With cities seeking to involve diverse voices in city-making to get beyond “the usual suspects,” Vancouver urbanists Brent Toderian and Jillian Glover examine how cities in their region... Continue reading »

April 1, 2014   |   0 comments
Re:generation - how we move our city Event – Re:generation – how we move our city

A heads-up to all you transportation fans about the following cool event. It’s an intergenerational dialogue on transportation issues that takes place on January 25 (7-10pm) at SFU Woodwards World Art Centre. We had a chance to chat with the... Continue reading »

January 7, 2012   |   0 comments
VIVA Vancouver transforms city streets into vibrant public spaces this summer

Ed. note: This post is courtesy of a City of Vancouver news release. VPSN has been proud to support these initiatives and continues to work with the City to refine the methods through which initiatives such as this can be... Continue reading »

June 24, 2011   |   0 comments
Open Space Per Capita (2006) Greenspace planning: a tale of two measures

Recently we wrote a short post on the City’s Greenest City program – and encouraged folks to consider providing input to this worthwhile initiative. (There’s still lots of time – and the good folks in the Sustainability office are looking... Continue reading »

February 7, 2011   |   4 comments
Get your green on: feedback wanted on the Greenest City initiative

This past year VPSN Transportation and Greenspace team members were asked to sit on a couple of the external advisory committies associated with the City’s Greenest City initiative. In so doing, they lent a hand providing feedback on the various... Continue reading »

January 31, 2011   |   1 comment