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People cycling on the protected bike lane near Point Grey Road at Macdonald Street

Archived - Jul 23June sees record bike ridership throughout Vancouver

We saw record volumes at seven of our protected bike routes, and a big jump in bike volumes along Point Grey after completing the Seaside Greenway last summer.

View of Burrard Bridge looking east toward False Creek and Granville Bridge at sunrise

Archived - Jul 23Council approves Burrard Bridge upgrades and Pacific-Burrard intersection redesign

With the project approved, staff will develop a final design with input from the heritage sector and other stakeholder groups in August. Construction work will begin early 2016.

Railroad crossing

Archived - Jul 22CP Rail activities community update

We are working with CP Rail and Transport Canada to ensure railway operations on the Arbutus Corridor are as safe as possible, while advising them of our concerns. We have asked for an operating plan and 48 hours notice when rail activities restart. Find out how to stay informed on CPR updates.

Conserving water saves water resources for future generations, and money.

Archived - Jul 21Stage three water restrictions now in effect

Learn what the new water restrictions mean for you and find out how we're reducing water consumption in our operations.

Illustration of people socializing on Granville Street

Archived - Jul 17Watch, play, mingle, and meet – all in the street

Check out this weekend's special extravaganza Granville Social and drop by Porch Parade on Robson Street, brought to you by our VIVA Vancouver program that transforms road spaces into vibrant pedestrian spaces.

Artists in Communities

Archived - Jul 14Park Board announces 2015 Artists in Communities

The artists and projects chosen for the 2015 Artists in Communities program are Working Holiday Project (Dunbar), UpCYCLED Stories (Mount Pleasant), Free Imagination (Thunderbird), and Magic Trout Imaginarium (Trout Lake). Find out more.

Hastings Sports Day logo

Archived - Jul 10Come play on opening day at Empire Fields July 18

We are celebrating the transformation of Hastings Park—the city’s second oldest and second largest park—with an all ages sports day celebration on July 18. Join us!

mental-health

Archived - Jul 08Vancouver moves forward with Healthy City Strategy Phase 2 Action Plan

Today, Council approved the Healthy City Strategy Phase 2 Action Plan: the first four year action plan (2015-2018) of the ambitious Healthy City Strategy.

Water your garden with a watering can or a hose that has a spring-loaded nozzle

Archived - Jul 08Be water wise this summer

Following a low snow pack and increased heat with no rain, new water restrictions came into effect this week throughout Metro Vancouver. Find out how you can reduce your use of water.

Aaron Munro of RainCity Housing

Archived - Jul 072015 Homeless levels decrease slightly; We take further action to protect SRO housing stock

Today, Council considered amendments to the Single Room Accommodation Bylaw to better protect low-income tenants facing displacement, improve conditions, and maintain affordability in Vancouver’s low-income Single Room Occupancy housing stock.

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