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

Mar4PublicRealm_LandingPage Featured Event – Reimagining City Streets & Public Realm: Towards a Green and Connected City

The City of Vancouver and SFU will be holding their next Vancouver Plan dialogue on March 4 (6:30-8:30pm). This one on the subject of “Reimagining City Streets & Public Realm: Towards a Green and Connected City.”┬áConfirmed speakers include Gil Penalosa... Continue reading »

February 25, 2021   |   0 comments
climate-emergency-landing Climate Emergency Action Plan: VPSN support

Later this week, Vancouver City Council will be debating an ambitious set of actions aimed at responding to the Climate Emergency. You can see the details in the following report. The VPSN submitted a letter in support of this work,... Continue reading »

November 2, 2020   |   0 comments
main_logo_-_centered Engagement Opportunity: Slow Streets Survey

The City of Vancouver is looking for your input on the Slow Streets program that they’ve been rolling out over the past couple of months. A recently released survey gives you an opportunity to share your input on this new... Continue reading »

August 20, 2020   |   0 comments
Would you complain if your view of the mountains was blocked by an advertisement? Big Ideas for the City: Billboard Strategies

Billboards in public spaces are ugly and offensive. They block views of the mountains, distract drivers and allow private individuals to profit from publicly funded spaces. Furthermore, over 50% of outdoor advertising billboards in Vancouver do not meet present bylaw... Continue reading »

August 20, 2019   |   0 comments
Georgia Gateway Monthly Meetup: An Update on Transportation 2040 – What’s Happened & What’s Next?

Our next VPSN monthly meet-up focuses on streets and transportation, and in particular, the policies and actions taken by the City of Vancouver through the Transportation 2040 Plan. This plan is the City’s “long-term strategic vision for the city that... Continue reading »

January 15, 2019   |   0 comments