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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   |   0 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
Pedestrian Scramble Intersection returning to the Lower Mainland

Pedestiran Scramble in Toronto Exciting news for all you pedestrian enthusiasts out there! A Pedestrian Scramble Intersection has been approved in Stevston for the busy intersection of Moncton and Number 1 Road. What is a Pedestrian Scramble you might ask? Well, a... Continue reading »

June 15, 2011   |   0 comments
Really, directly competing with malls? This place is so, so much better than that. Neighbourhood wayfinding kiosks: getting to the essence of a street?

One recent evening, strolling down Main Street, I came across one of the wayfinding kiosks that had been installed on the street for the Olympics. And here’s a picture of the backside from a wayfinding kiosk at another location, if... Continue reading »

March 16, 2011   |   6 comments
Pedestrians in the 21st Century: What would you want to see at Walk21?

This coming October, Metro Vancouver will be hosting Walk 21, the International Conference on Walkable and Livable Cities. The theme for the conference will be “Transforming the Automobile City: Walking Steps Up!” This is a great time to be having... Continue reading »

February 5, 2011   |   0 comments