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

Urban Reef - Seating in Robson Square Big Ideas: Open Robson Square to pedestrians year-round

One of the defining events to signal the start of the summer season in Vancouver has been the opening of streets as part of seasonal pedestrianization programs. Starting with Summer Spaces in 2009, and continuing each successive summer through the... Continue reading »

July 1, 2014   |   0 comments
Downtown-Bus-Network-300x232 Transportation News: downtown buses, Robson Square, community health and regional transit vision

Sharing a few items of note for those interested in our work in transportation before you head out into this weekend. The City of Vancouver and TransLink’s Downtown Local Bus Service Review embarked in a series of activities to consult the public... Continue reading »

June 20, 2014   |   0 comments
Urban Reef: Winning entry in the 2014 Robson Redux design competition. Robson Redux: winning entries for the summertime transformation of the 800-block

Get ready for another round of summertime fun at Robson Square. The City of Vancouver has revealed the winners of the Robson Redux design competition – a competition that invited submissions on the transformation and pedestrianization of the 800-block of... Continue reading »

April 25, 2014   |   0 comments
13929873944_0436b8a181_z Downtown Bus Service Review – an opportunity to create new public space in downtown Vancouver

Earlier this month, Translink unveiled the latest stage of their review of Vancouver’s downtown bus network. The materials include a set of draft network design concepts — essentially modified routes for a number of downtown buses. This is particularly important for... Continue reading »

April 19, 2014   |   0 comments
Downtown Bus Network Help enrich Vancouver’s downtown public space: Downtown Bus Service Review & Robson Redux

A quick update to let you know about two important initiatives related to Robson Square and downtown Vancouver’s public realm. They are time-specific, so please take a moment to read on. Downtown Bus Service Review Last year, Translink initiated a... Continue reading »

April 9, 2014   |   0 comments