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Downtown Vancouver Association | Yuri Artibise

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Quality as a Priority
Transportation Roundtable Emerging Theme: Quality as a Priority

Throughout the seven roundtables, there were several ideas that resonated across groups. Out of these, we were able to identify three central themes.  The second theme is the need to place quality as a priority when planning our transportation system.  “Place Matters” is a common theme amongst...

Across the Board Investments
Tranportation Roundtable Emerging Theme: Across the Board Investments

Throughout the seven roundtables, there were several ideas that resonated across groups. Out of these, we were able to identify three central themes.  The first theme that we identified is the elephant in the room—the need for across the board investments in our transportation system. This cant...

DVA Metrocore Transportation Rountables Quilt
DVA Transporation Rountable MetroCore Quilt Boards

The purpose of the DVA Transportation Roundtables was to develop a shared discourse regarding city building and transportation infrastructure in the Vancouver’s MetroCore. The "MetroCore Quilt" Process Participants in each of our seven workshops discussed and developed ideas over a "MetroCore Quilt" game board. The informal nature of this tool...

DVA Quilt board 7 - Transportation
Highlights from Roundtable 7: Transportation

Connecting the Dots: Towards a Transportation Referendum… On November 13, 2014, the DVA held the final in a series of seven Metrocore Quilting workshops (or roundtables) looking at the connection between transportation and some of the key components of successful city-making. The goal is to generate a “quilt” of insights leading to...

Transportation Roundtable Roundup—Nov 25
Over the past 3 months, the DVA has hosted a series of working roundtables looking at several aspects of the transportation in the Vancouver's Metrocore area. These roundtables explored aspirations for the future of Vancouver's MetroCore from a broad cross section of businesses, associations and individuals with a stake in the downtown region. Their aspirations are impacted in some way by the upcoming transportation referendum. It is now time to share what we have heard and outline our next steps.
DVA Quilt board 6 - Health and Environment
Highlights from Roundtable 6: Health and Environment

Connecting the Dots: Towards a Transportation Referendum… On November 9, 2014, the DVA held the sixth in a series of seven Metrocore Quilting workshops (or roundtables) looking at the connection between transportation and some of the key components of successful city-making. The goal is to generate a “quilt” of insights...

DVA Quilt Board 5 - Community and Culture
Highlights from Roundtable 5: Community and Culture

Connecting the Dots: Towards a Transportation Referendum… On October 23, 2014, the DVA held the fifth in a series of seven Metrocore Quilting workshops (or roundtables) looking at the connection between transportation and some of the key components of successful city-making. The goal is to generate a “quilt” of insights...

Roundtable 4: Jobs and Innovation
Highlights from Roundtable 4: Jobs and Innovation

Connecting the Dots: Towards a Transportation Referendum… On October 9, 2014, the DVA held its fourth in a series of seven Metrocore Quilting workshops (or roundtables) looking at the connection between transportation and some of the key components of successful city-making. The goal is to generate a “quilt” of...

DVA Quilt board 3 - Vibrant Neighbourhoods
Highlights from Roundtable 3: Vibrant Neighbourhoods

Connecting the Dots: Towards a Transportation Referendum… On October 2, 2014, the DVA held its third in a series of seven Metrocore Quilting workshops (or roundtables) looking at the connection between transportation and some of the key components of successful city-making. The goal is to generate a “quilt” of insights...

Roundtable #2 Board: Public Space
Highlights from Roundtable 2: Public Spaces

Connecting the Dots: Towards a Transportation Referendum… On September 25, 2014, the DVA held the second in a series of  seven Metrocore Quilting workshops (or roundtables) looking at the connection between transportation and some of the key components of successful city-making.   The goal is to generate a “quilt” of...