Accessible Walkability~The Fabric of Community

City of Vancouver, CP Rail reach agreement on Arbutus Corridor

VANCOUVER (NEWS 1130) – The City of Vancouver and CP Rail have reached an agreement on the Arbutus Corridor lands. It will see the corridor turned into a shared pathway. The City is billing it as a way to connect parks and people. The City says there is also the possibility of a future light…

Visibility key factor in pedestrian accidents

There has been a high incidence of pedestrian injuries in marked crosswalks this winter. In response to the horrifying vehicular collision with a family walking across a marked crosswalk in Surrey B.C. the following interview took place on CBC “On The Coast” radio on February 3, 2016. Most of the professional transportation studies indicate that…

And the Surgeon General Says

Here we are in a new year looking back at the most important highlights of 2015. A lot has happened in the world of walkability and smart walkable communities. We are now seeing the connection between healthy living and wellness and  walking every day in safe comfortable environments being directly tied into good town and…

Walking for you, me and our future selves – the Walk Metro Vancouver Society

Walking for you, me and our future selves – the Walk Metro Vancouver Society   Walk Metro Vancouver’s Focus In 2015 Walk Metro Vancouver’s focus is on the importance of walkability for all ages. We want to hear from seniors’ groups in Metro Vancouver and have discussions on walkability-what is your experience, what your neighbourhood…


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