Author Archives: Tim Louis

City of Vancouver Transportation 2040 Plan: Market condos disguised as transit policy

Vision Vancouver has recently approved a long-term transportation plan. One of the stated aims of the plan is to increase the percentage of foot, bike and transit trips in Vancouver from 44 to 66% by 2040. Is this one of … Continue reading

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Vision’s Housing Affordability Task Force Recommendations: A Charter of Rights for Developers. What Would a Progressive City Council Do?

Vancouver’s developer-backed municipal party, Vision Vancouver, has recently approved the final recommendations of its Housing Affordability Task Force. The recommendations have been widely criticized for being more of the same pro-market ideology — higher density without any affordable housing! What … Continue reading

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Vision Vancouver’s Affordable Housing Report – More Density, Less Affordable Housing

Last week, on Wednesday Oct. 3, Vision Vancouver approved the final recommendations of the Mayor’s developer-controlled Task Force on Housing Affordability. You may have read an Oct. 3rd article in the Province, “City Council in Density Dilemma – ‘Thin Street’ … Continue reading

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