SFU Public Square, in partnership with Vancity present We The City: An Evening at the Centre, an engaging and interactive celebration of the important role that arts and culture play in reflecting and shaping the fabric of our cities. Candy Chang, Teju Cole, and Buffy Sainte-Marie will give compelling talks and Mo…
What will Vancouver’s downtown core become 25 years into the future? Re-Imagine Downtown Vancouver and the Vancouver Design Nerds have teamed up and are inviting you to dream big with us. The event is designed to inspire new ideas as we collectively envision more desirable futures for this city we…
This month the Vancouver Urbanist Meetup is meeting on Sunday, September 13 from 3-5pm at the Central City Brew Pub’s Red Race Restaurant in Yaletown.
This video is a collaboration between city planner, urban designer, and author Jeff Speck, and 3D artist Spencer Boomhower, this series of videos describes some of the most common and most effective “road diets.”
This is a combination of four videos. You can see the individual videos here:
What is a “Road Diet”?
A road diet, also called a lane reduction or road rechannelization, is a technique in transportation planning whereby the number of travel lanes and/or effective width of the road is reduced in order to achieve systemic improvements.
Despite the needlessly provocative title, this is a great CBC The National segment on how Vancouver’s investments in bike lanes and related cycling infrastructures have made car-optional lifestyles possible in our city. The video features the Bruntlett family (of Modacity fame) and UBC prof Kay Teschke.
Bike Lane Battle
There’s a battle going on on many urban streets around the world. Two wheels versus four. Click here for the full story.
We present to you “Around the World with Type”, a shout-out to all the beautiful places and people out there!
Join SFU Public Square and Re-Imagine Downtown Vancouver for an “alfresco” edition of City Conversations on August 20, 2015 from 12:30-1:30pm at Lot 19.
The Vancouver Urbanist Meetup is returning with a special summer edition! This month, we’ll be meeting at the Food Cart Fest in South East False Creek.