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

Who Needs Drive Ins? Park(ing) Day Special: Vancouver’s first Bike-in Movie Night

On Friday, September 19, the Vancouver Public Space Network presents Vancouver’s first “Bike-in Movie Night”, a public installation offered as a part of Park(ing) Day—an annual worldwide event where citizens, artists and activists collaborate to temporarily transform metered parking spaces into... Continue reading »

September 17, 2014   |   0 comments
May we have this dance? A new Feet to the Street decal invites you to practice your moves on Granville Street! The VPSN Brings “Feet to the Street” Dance Instructions to Granville

Get your dancing shoes on because “Feet to the Street” has just taken the stage at the 2014 Granville summer series! The Vancouver Public Space Network, in partnership with the Downtown Vancouver Business Improvement Association (DVBIA), Bruce Carscadden Architect Inc. (BCA),... Continue reading »

August 29, 2014   |   0 comments
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