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Highlights from Roundtable 5: Housing and Affordability

The DVA – Connecting the Dots: Towards Health and Wellbeing in our Communities… On December 8, 2015, the DVA held its fifth in a series of Metrocore Quilting roundtables exploring the connection between this year’s subject area Health and Wellbeing and some of the key components...

Highlights from Roundtable 3: Building Community in Vibrant Neighbourhoods

The DVA - Connecting the Dots: Towards Health and Wellbeing in our Communities… On November 26, 2015, the DVA held its third in a series of Metrocore Quilting roundtables exploring the connection between this year’s subject area Health and Wellbeing and some of the key components...

Highlights from Roundtable 2: Jobs and Economy in Vibrant Neighbourhoods

The DVA - Connecting the Dots: Towards Health and Wellbeing in our Communities… On November 17, 2015, the DVA held its second in a series of Metrocore Quilting roundtables exploring the connection between this year’s subject area Health and Wellbeing and some of the key components...

DVA Metrocore Quilt: 2015 Roundtable Schedule

With community in mind, the Downtown Vancouver Association wants to canvass people from a diversity of backgrounds in order to ‘connect the dots’ on key urban issues. Our goal is to envision and enact a better working MetroCore for Vancouver. Our immediate aim is to...

DVA Transportation Roundtable Sketches
DVA Transportation Roundtable Sketches

During the course of our roundtable series, we collected a lot of information about peoples aspirations and hopes for a connected MetroCore area. This information was recorded on our MetroCore Quilt boards. When reviewing the game boards, we realized that they only captured a part...

Innovative Rethinking
Transportation Roundtable Emerging Theme: Innovative Rethinking

Throughout the seven roundtables, there were several ideas that resonated across groups. Out of these, we were able to identify three central themes.  Our third theme is the need for innovative rethinking of how our overall transportation system operates. This includes the rethinking our current systems of governance...

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...