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Parklet

Archived - Aug 25Kick-back and relax at one of six Vancouver parklets

Our Parklet Pilot Program turns two! Celebrate our unique and dynamic spaces where sidewalks and seating extend over parking spaces. View a map and slideshow of parklet locations.

Green Streets garden on a traffic circle

Archived - Aug 17Green Streets volunteers put the “green” in City streets

Find a greater sense of community, beautify our city, and meet new friends by volunteering to garden traffic-calmed spaces on neighbourhood streets.

A bright green summer

Archived - Aug 13Bright Green Summer grows and celebrates the Greenest City

Participate in a Greenest City activity, give your feedback on the initiative, and share your story about the green actions you take.

Public swim schedules

Archived - Aug 10Park Board swim lesson and pool program registration system

The registration system for swim lessons and pool programs will now re-open at 12pm today.‎ To reassure our customers, the vast majority of spots remain open.

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.

Pride flag

Archived - Jul 30Celebrate with Pride this weekend in Vancouver

The Vancouver Pride Parade takes place in the West End on Sunday, August 2 at noon. Learn about this year's parade theme, Gender Superheroes, and get hot weather safety tips.

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.

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