While Vancouver prides itself on multi-modal transportation options, with less than half of trips into its downtown in cars, free parking is still sacrosanct for many.
These Land Trusts share a common mission: to support co-operative and non-profit housing and the low- and moderate income households they serve.
Vancouver’s Pop-Up City Hall was a first step in exploring new ways for the City to engage with its residents.
I recently came across a video by CU Planet about the role that Vancity Credit Union played in the foundation of the Athlete’s Village Housing Co-operative.
Join the Urban Development Institute (Pacific Region) as they welcome Mukhtar Latif, the City of Vancouver’s Chief Housing Officer, in his first address to UDI. Details Location: Regency Ballroom, Hyatt Regency Hotel 655 Burrard Street, Vancouver Date/Time: Friday, February 21, 2014 11:30 am – registration and networking 12:00 to 1:30 pm – lunch and keynote …
Inspired by similar projects in San Francisco and New York City, Vancouver is envisioning its own version of ‘pavement to parks’ projects.
Regular readers will notice that my posting has been very light practically non-existent over the past several months. My day job with PlaceSpeak, writing for Spacing Vancouver and coordinating Jane’s Walks in Vancouver have left me with little time to write here. One of the initiative I am involved in at …
On November 28, 2011, City of Vancouver Planning Director, Brent Toderian, spoke to the members of the Urban Development Institute on issues relating to affordability, city planning, CACs, architecture and housing supply: You can follow along with the slides below (or download them for future reference): Brent Toderian’s Presentation UDI Final
After the votes were counted, one thing is clear: there is not a clear consensus on what Vancouverites want to do with the viaducts.
For you Vancouverites who are at loose ends now that ‘silly season’ (aka the civic elections) is over, here is another opportunity to vote!