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

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   |   1 comment
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
Tables & Chairs at Robson Square #2 Public Space gets boost in Vancouver’s Transportation 2040 Plan Update – VPSN Letter

The Vancouver Public Space Network has been participating as a stakeholder in the City of Vancouver’s Transportation 2040 Plan Update process. Since spring of 2011, City of Vancouver staff have been thinking hard about the goals set for transportation by... Continue reading »

October 30, 2012   |   2 comments
P5199762 VPSN Public Space News & Events – June 22, 2012

Summer’s here and the weekend is only a few hours away. Weather aside, things are lining up nicely for some seasonal fun in the city’s public realm. Ready, set, go! A few quick updates about some upcoming activities that you... Continue reading »

June 22, 2012   |   0 comments