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Vancouver’s bike lanes have made it a city to watch

August 2, 2013

Against much outrage, the city has approved a new section of bikeway that runs along some of its most expensive properties. The Seaside Greenway will follow the city’s popular western beaches, but doing so will mean closing off some of Point Grey Road, used by 10,000 commuters to get to the University of B.C. and [...]

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Divisive bike route for Point Grey Road approved by Vancouver city council

July 30, 2013

A bitter months-long battle over a Kitsilano bike lane proposal that pitted motorists against cyclists and neighbour against neighbour has ended. Vancouver city council gave the green light Monday night to the $ 6-million Seaside Greenway and York Bikeway project, which includes a controversial plan to close off one kilometre of Point Grey Road west [...]

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Battle over bike lane and greenway divides rich Kitsilano neighbours

July 26, 2013

The summer of love is definitely a non-starter this year, as the usually placid residents of this neighbourhood on the ocean, with a stunning view of downtown, have engaged in one of the most divisive battles the city has seen in recent years globeandmail – British Columbia

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Long-shot longhouse dreams gain support

April 1, 2013

Restoration of demolished Coast Salish village on Vancouver’s Carrall Greenway has potential to spur tourism, pride globeandmail – British Columbia

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Comox-Helmcken Greenway gets the okay

December 13, 2012

A stretch of road in downtown Vancouver will be turned into a cyclist and pedestrian friendly path. Council has approved phase one of the Comox-Helmcken Greenway with construction set to begin next month. News1130: Recent News Articles

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