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

wider sidewalks Improving walkability: curb cuts are key, but how about a broader Pedestrian Strategy?

This story has been updated.  In January, a Council motion was introduced by Councillors Elizabeth Ball and Melissa DeGenova which called for focussed attention on the City’s pedestrian curb ramp program. This is the portion of the City’s budget that... Continue reading »

February 18, 2018   |   0 comments
Cambie Bike Lane - by Gary Howe flickr MyWheelsareTurning A better bike lane for Cambie Bridge?

City Council will be considering a proposal to install a new protected bike lane on the Cambie Bridge. Discussion will be taking place this coming Wednesday, January 17, and follows on the heels of a staff report made public last... Continue reading »

January 13, 2018   |   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
City of Vancouver 5 Year Cycling Network: Additions and Upgrades On bikes, budgets, and making more room for the sidewalk

On Thursday, City Council will be hearing a report and presentation on “Active Transportation Update and Pilot for Skateboarding in Protected Bike Lanes” – which includes a program for cycling infrastructure improvements over the next five years. As you’ve probably... Continue reading »

December 9, 2015   |   0 comments
ART_88Blocks1_2145_RS Connecting Transit, Walking and Public Space in Richmond – PechaKucha Night Richmond

VPSN volunteers Celia Chung and Karen Quinn Fung give a presentation describing the connection between enjoyable walking experiences and public transit, at the Pecha Kucha Night Richmond event on November 29, 2013. A video with the slide show and audio... Continue reading »

February 13, 2014   |   0 comments