Streets for People in 2020

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How can cities maintain pandemic restrictions while encouraging people to get outside and have fun? By making sure people have enough space. On May 11, 2020, the City of New Westminster passed the Streets for People in 2020 motion, which City Staff to accelerate already planned reallocations of road space. Streets for People in 2020 is an initiative to support more walking, wheeling, and biking on streets, sidewalks, greenways and… Continue reading

Rapid Placemaking to Bring Back Main Street

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Canada’s main streets are the hearts of our communities. They are the places we go to work, shop, gather, and play. Restrictions to limit the spread of COVID-19 have hit main streets in cities and towns hard. Many small businesses have shuttered. Thousands more are grappling with an uncertain future. We need to act now to save these vital civic spaces. But if we want to make local commercial areas… Continue reading