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Metro Vancouver Transportation & Transit Plebiscite Result

Photo by Ted McGrath. Elections BC has announced the results of the Metro Vancouver Transportation and Transit plebiscite, for which voting closed on May 29th. The plebiscite – announced during the last Provincial election – sought support for a half-percent regional... Continue reading »

July 2, 2015   |   0 comments
TransitRef_FBLink_1200x627px Transit Referendum Round-up

image from UBC HR With one week to go until the close of voting for the transit plebiscite, have you gotten your ballot in? Here on the VPSN Blog, we’ve had a slew of posts in support of the YES... Continue reading »

May 22, 2015   |   0 comments
street How Human-Scale Streets and Public Transit Support Businesses

by Trina Wang, with interview excerpts courtesy of Paola Qualizza and contributions by Karen Quinn Fung What makes a city a great place to reside, work and play in? Although each city has its unique character, all cities also have similar... Continue reading »

May 20, 2015   |   0 comments
Let’s talk ballots and buses! VPSN transit plebiscite event

The Vancouver Public Space Network will be hosting a dialogue about why a yes vote is vital for the vibrancy of our city and its public spaces. Help us spread the word on how you to get a ballot and return it before... Continue reading »

May 19, 2015   |   0 comments
16818492059_45ccf7eaf0_k-798x558 The (Trans) Am Totem Pole and the (Trans)it Referendum

By Amanda Mackaay, photo from Roaming-the-Planet   It’s not Lions Gate Bridge traffic or Massey Tunnel backups that everyone is talking about these days; it’s the five car traffic jam atop a 20 foot high cedar stump that is attracting... Continue reading »

May 2, 2015   |   0 comments