Have you heard about the Vancouver Plan? The Vancouver Plan will feature a single, city-wide plan to guide future growth in line with key community priorities. The Vancouver Plan will also aim to keep the qualities that make Vancouver special while responding to the challenges facing the city and its residents. The Vancouver Plan has been in process for a while, but it is now … Continue reading Vancouver Plan
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Another Fall book – this one from Patrick Condon’s shop at UBC: a collaboration by 20 student landscape architects and planners who in only 13 weeks produced a detailed 2050 vision for a sustainable City of Vancouver. Seventeen students combined to do a 2050 plan for the City of Vancouver. The City of Vancouver is considered by many to be North America’s… Continue reading Good Reads 2 – A Convenience Truth
paulhillsdon.com » Blog Archive » Mr. Robertson, Tear Down the Viaducts!. Paul has some neat ideas for replacing the Georgia and Dunsmuir Viaducts. I do, however, have some concerns. How are the roads in downtown above are going to connect to the land below? If you plan to keep a connection for Georgia and Dunsmuir, then you’ll need some sort of superstructure to guide the … Continue reading paulhillsdon.com » Blog Archive » Mr. Robertson, Tear Down the Viaducts!
Mayor Gregor Robertson laments city’s cycling “hesitation” >> Georgia Straight According to the 2006 census, 3.7 percent of all trips to work are made by bicycle, a 12-percent increase over the figure reported in the 1996 census. The cycling mode share is highest in the South Cambie and West Point Grey–Kitsilano areas, at 11.9 and 11.8 percent, respectively. The mode share in Grandview-Woodlands is also … Continue reading Short of 10% Cycling Goal – How about a new route along 45th Avenue?