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Vancouver city council approves long-term transportation plan

November 1, 2012

City council has approved a long-term transportation plan that sets a goal for at least two-thirds of trips in Vancouver to be made by foot, bike or transit by 2040. The Georgia Straight – News And Views

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Vancouver council approves Downtown Eastside condo project

October 31, 2012

Supporters say the new development on East Hastings Street will generate jobs and business activity. But critics argue continued gentrification will make it hard for low-income residents to make rent globeandmail – British Columbia

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Vancouver city council approves rezoning for Downtown Eastside development

October 31, 2012

A rezoning for a 353-unit development on East Hastings Street has been approved by Vancouver city council. The Georgia Straight – News And Views

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Council seeks feedback on transportation plan

October 30, 2012
Council seeks feedback on transportation plan

Vancouver City Council is considering feedback to  it’s Transportation 2040 plan.  Reactions from the dozens speaking at council are generally positive, but a number of groups with vested interests think there is room for improvements. Both the Vancouver Board of Trade and Downtown Vancouver Business Association expressed concerns that the plan ensure that goods and [...]

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Vancouver Council unveils transportation plan

October 25, 2012
Vancouver Council unveils transportation plan

Vancouver City Council’s lifted the lid on its “Transportation 2040″ plan and it includes more bike lanes and eliminating car access to certain streets and removing parking along other roads. Charles Gauthier with the Downtown Vancouver Business Improvement Association hopes there will be adequate consultation before the plan is approved by council. “I think, although it’s [...]

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