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Smart thermostats can help your household save energy and money.

Archived - Aug 07City tests smart thermostats for their potential to save money and energy

This Thursday, the City of Vancouver, in partnership with Vancity, launched a pilot program to learn what energy and cost savings can be achieved in single family, duplex, and townhomes by using a smart thermostat.

Road barricades around a construction site

Archived - Aug 05Keeping traffic flowing during busy street-use season

We're halfway through the peak season for roadwork and special events. Find out how we manage traffic congestion and how to stay informed on traffic.

The DTES Street Market at Pigeon Park and Carroll Street in 2013

Archived - Jul 29DTES Street Market opens at 501 Powell Street

Learn about the new home for Vancouver's original grassroots market and the upcoming community economic development hub, complete with an urban garden and maker space.

City Hall in summer, behind the trees on the north lawn

Archived - Jul 26General Manager of Planning and Development Announces Retirement

After 35 years of experience planning in the public and private sector, the City of Vancouver General Manager of Planning and Development, Brian Jackson has announced his plans to retire at the end of 2015.

Fireworks

Archived - Jul 24Honda Celebration of Light kicks off on Saturday

View the 2015 Honda Celebration of Lights fireworks competition on July 26, July 30, and August 1, to watch China, Brazil, and Canada compete.

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.

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