Cycling, one of the Strategies for Vibrant, Liveable, Sustainable, Green Urbanism



Cycling in Vancouver BC Canada



Evolving Focus

First, the emphasis was on redistribution of road space for people who were currently cycling.

Then, the priority evolved to quality cycling infrastructure that would induce motorists to cycle instead for their transportation needs.

Now, the focus is shifting towards cycling being one of the strategies for delivering vibrant, liveable urban neighbourhoods that are sustainable in the long term and green, making contributions to improvement in the quality of air, in personal health, in helping reducing the obesity health crisis, and in contributing towards the reduction of health care costs.


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Latest News

This website is currently under construction.

Updates to this page will be coming over the upcoming months. Thanks you for your patience while we are trying to make it interesting for people who focus on cycling and its contribution to liveable, vibrant communities.

Articles will be posted periodically. Normally, these articles will be highlighted in the Velo.Urbanism blog.

Cycling in Cities - Vancouver BC

Vancouver, British Columbia - Comments on Cycling in the City


Vancouver, British Columbia – Should the Vancouver Viaducts be demolished?

Demolishing the viaducts allows for more development on this part of the downtown peninsula. The question is if there would be any real impact on car driving when each year the continued direction is for less and less people travelling to the downtown peninsula for work, shopping, and entertainment by car.

Vancouver, British Columbia – Transportation 2040 Plan

The city is in the process of developing an new transportation plan with a focus on Active Transportation (walking, cycling, and transit). The next stage is for public consultation. Some thoughts are being offered for consideration.

Vancouver, British Columbia - Comments on Transportation Mode Share Targets

Urbanism and Governments

Comments on financing of municipal and regional government entities in Metro Vancouver BC


Thoughts on moving towards a property taxation system based on municipality services usage and special purpose targeted levies from market value property taxation scheme.

If we want a certain type of metropolitan area, green, sustainable, healthy with excellent transit service and active transportation options including cycling, then we must be willing to pay for it. The “WE” refers to residents and the retailers and businesses of ...

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