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

50940848121_ee1c2ae9e4_c Snowfall in the city

A light snowfall over night left Vancouver covered in a blanket of white. As more fell throughout the day, residents took to making snow people, tobogganing, and enjoying the new look of their neighbourhoods. Snowfalls like this are a bit rare in... Continue reading »

February 13, 2021   |   0 comments
Creating Connection Vignettes of mid block connections along the seawall: Blurring edges and creating connections

Summer-like weather this past weekend enticed me to leisurely bike around Vancouver’s False Creek, along with thousands of fellow urbanites congregating there for sunshine and public life. As is often the case with my urban explorations, I was reminded how... Continue reading »

June 18, 2017   |   0 comments
South False Creek Seawall - Study Area Engagement: Improving the South False Creek Seawall

The City of Vancouver wants your opinion on proposed improvements to the south seawall, between the Cambie and Burrard Bridges. The first event, hosted by the City of Vancouver’s Active Transport Team at the Granville Island Hotel, took place last Saturday.... Continue reading »

February 2, 2016   |   0 comments
FullSizeRender[1] 2015 Bike to Work Week – Spring Edition

photos and words by Oliver Gaskell The last week in May was Bike To Work Week and, for once in Vancouver, the weather co-operated to bring plenty of people out on their bikes! HUB’s online dashboard boasted over 10,000 participants,... Continue reading »

June 6, 2015   |   0 comments
Burrard HDR2 Cold weather public spaces

The last few days have seen the mercury drop to a near-record cold in this city. Not the sort of cold that phases folks from Calgary, Montreal or other parts of the country, but chilly enough to cause some locals... Continue reading »

November 24, 2010   |   1 comment