MOVmentsPosted by: Erin Brown John on July 11, 2011 / 5:38 PM
Cycling. Translink has released it's regional cycling strategy meant to encourage cycling and make it safer. Good thing, too, because safety is one of the major concerns that keep women in particular off the roads.
Evergreen line. Negotiations to build the Evergreen Line took a huge step forward when Metro Vancouver mayors voted in favour of increasing the gas tax to pay for it. Spacing explores other sources of funds for a cash-strapped Translink.
Shoebox living. A new development under construction features 270 square foot condos. Is that even livable? Well, Gordon Price made it work in the 90s. But in spite of their size, these units aren't as affordable as you'd think.
Status quo. While the city develops around it, the West End has remained more or less the same.
Olympic Village. While many of the housing units at the Olympic Village are still empty, businesses are slowly starting to open.
The dark side of 100 mile. An exhibit on right now at W2 Media Cafe shows the unsavoury side of local food - the exploitation of new immigrants and temporary foreign workers who work on farms in the Fraser Valley. It's an issue also covered in our Bhangra.me exhibit on display right now at MOV. If you have the chance you should come down and check it out!
Public square. Gordon Price wants to get rid of the fountain in front of the art gallery to turn the space into a proper gathering area.
Crime. Did you know that Vancouver is the bank robbery capital of Canada?
Image: LastGreatRoadTrip, via flickr.