Working Together to Create Walkable Communities

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…

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…


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