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Getting to the bottom of Vancouver’s green spaces: A review of green space metrics Getting to the bottom of Vancouver’s green spaces: A review of green space metrics

By Selina Bull, VPSN board member Back in 2011, the City of Vancouver announced its goal of becoming the greenest city in the world by 2020. The City’s Greenest City Action Plan 2020 is the roadmap to getting there, outlining... Continue reading »

July 14, 2017   |   0 comments
concept-kitsilano Arbutus Greenway, pt 2: next steps (on a temporary path)

Earlier this month, we reported out on our involvement with the City of Vancouver’s workshops on the Arbutus Greenway, as well as the design considerations we offered as part of the discussion. On October 15, the City held a follow-up... Continue reading »

October 21, 2016   |   0 comments
arbutus-greenway-illustration-landing Arbutus Greenway: some ideas for the path ahead

Earlier this year, the City of Vancouver announced that it had reached a deal with CP Rail to purchase the Arbutus corridor, a former railway right-of-way. The intention, as stated at the time, was to create a linear greenway, with the... Continue reading »

October 10, 2016   |   0 comments
arbutus-greenway City purchases Arbutus Corridor – for greenway, possible streetcar route

Concept of the proposed Arbutus Greenway (City of Vancouver) After several months of negotiations, the City of Vancouver and CP Rail have reached an agreement on the future of the Arbutus Corridor. The City will purchase the 9km rail line... Continue reading »

March 7, 2016   |   0 comments
IMG 2106 This Week at Council: May 14-16, 2012 – Viva Vancouver, Pedestrian Safety, Bikelanes & more…

A quick round-up of some public space related items appearing in front of City Council this week. Viva Vancouver – Temporary Public Space for summertime fun This week’s regular Council begins with a presentation on the Viva Vancouver program (formerly... Continue reading »

May 14, 2012   |   0 comments