Accessible Walkability~The Fabric of Community

Data show that distracted walking is a non-issue and isn’t growing

From Treehugger: “I have been writing a lot lately about various campaigns to stop distracted walking, to ban texting and walking, and to even stop walking and talking as a distraction. Invariably, I am deluged in comments about how walking and texting while crossing a street is dumb and dangerous, and doing it on the…

Janette Sadik-Khan in Vancouver: Shaking up the status quo

Janette Sadik-Khan came to Vancouver on March 24 with  publicist Seth Solomonow to promote her new book “Streetfight”, a Handbook for an urban evolution. Janette is now working with  Bloomberg Associates and bringing her strong urban placemaking skills to cities around the world. http://www.jsadikkhan.com/streetfight-the-book.html Sadik-Khan was the Transportation Commissioner for New York City from 2007…

Vancouver Park Board increases access to green space with first pop-up park

The Vancouver Park Board has approved a new temporary pop-up park in the Burrard Slopes area of Fairview neighbourhood to be completed by the fall. A concept plan for the park at the southeast corner of 5th Avenue and Pine Street was approved at a Board meeting last night. The park is located in the…


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