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

Sun after rainfall, Arroyo Park, Bellingham. Photo: Naomi Reichstein Weekend plans: Hiking the Bellingham Interurban rail-to-trail, with lessons for the Arbutus Greenway

By Naomi Wittes Reichstein, communications coordinator and Arbutus Greenway project lead, VPSN Recently I crossed the border for an overnight stay in what is probably my favourite small town in the United States. Bellingham, Washington. The friendliest human ambience. Proximity to... Continue reading »

April 8, 2017   |   0 comments
Evening on English Bay, Vancouver Coastal collaborations: Georgia Strait Alliance presents the state of Vancouver’s waterfront

by Naomi Wittes Reichstein, communications coordinator, VPSN On March 6, the Georgia Strait Alliance led a State of the Waterfront event at Simon Fraser University, Harbour Centre, as part of its ongoing Waterfront Initiative. I was excited to participate along... Continue reading »

March 16, 2017   |   0 comments
Proposed design concept, Safeway site, Grandview and Commercial (Grandview-Woodland Community Plan) Milestones 2016: VCPC hosts panel on year’s top planning developments

by Naomi Wittes Reichstein, VPSN communications coordinator and Arbutus Greenway project lead From the Grandview-Woodland community plan to the City’s purchase of the Arbutus Greenway, from the launch of Vancouver’s Mobi bike-share and the permanent redesignation of the 800 block of... Continue reading »

February 12, 2017   |   1 comment
"Artbutus": Street art along the Arbutus Greenway calls for more/photo by Naomi Reichstein Talking the line: Visions for Arbutus Greenway at stakeholder workshop

Writing and photography by Naomi Wittes Reichstein, VPSN communications coordinator and Arbutus Greenway project lead We’ve been following closely the latest developments on the Arbutus Greenway, Vancouver’s 9-km rail-to-trail corridor. On February 2, I was excited to attend the stakeholders’ workshop... Continue reading »

February 9, 2017   |   0 comments