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== Sustainability initiatives ==
 
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Wikipedia: [[wikipedia:Transportation_in_Vancouver#Cycling|Cycling in Vancouver]]
 
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[http://www.sharingbackyards.com/browse/Vancouver,BC&welcome_box=3# City of Vancouver SharingBackyards]
 
[http://www.sharingbackyards.com/browse/Vancouver,BC&welcome_box=3# City of Vancouver SharingBackyards]
  
=== Sustainable transport ===
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=== Sharing ===
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'''Maps''': [https://www.shareable.net/cities/vancouver-bc-canada vancouver-bc-canada, Shareable]
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=== Sustainable transport activism ===
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[[wikipedia:Transportation_in_Vancouver#Public_transportation|Public transportation in Vancouver]]
 
[[wikipedia:Transportation_in_Vancouver#Public_transportation|Public transportation in Vancouver]]
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== News and comment ==
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'''2018'''
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In Vancouver, Shipping Containers are the New Tool Libraries, Jan 10 <ref>[http://www.resilience.org/stories/2018-01-10/vancouver-shipping-containers-new-tool-libraries/ resilience.org]</ref>
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'''2017'''
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Building the world’s greenest city, Sep 19 <ref>[http://www.eco-business.com/news/building-the-worlds-greenest-city/ @ecobusinesscom]</ref>
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'''2016'''
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In Vancouver, 50% of trips are by foot, bike, or transit. This video shows how they did it. Dec 9 <ref>[http://www.vox.com/science-and-health/2016/12/9/13897078/walkable-vancouver-video vox.com]</ref>
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Robson Square a tremendous opportunity to celebrate Vancouver’s vibrant urbanism, Apr 19 <ref>[http://www.vancitybuzz.com/2016/04/robson-square-tremendous-opportunity/ vancitybuzz.com]</ref>
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Vancouver moves to protect urban wildlife with new strategy, Feb 2 <ref>[https://globalnews.ca/news/2493791/vancouver-moves-to-protect-urban-wildlife-with-new-strategy/ globalnews.ca]</ref>
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Electric scooter sharing service to launch in Vancouver this summer, January 22 <ref>[http://www.vancitybuzz.com/2016/01/scooter-sharing-service-vancouver/ vancitybuzz.com]</ref>
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'''2015'''
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New In Town: Lupii Café – Vancouver’s First Zero Waste Café, August 10 <ref>[http://iliveineastvan.com/2015/08/10/new-in-town-lupii-cafe-vancouvers-first-zero-waste-cafe/ iliveineastvan.com]</ref>
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Green landlords, 150,000 trees and super-efficient plumbers - how Vancouver became a green leader, June 19 <ref>[http://www.1010uk.org/articles/vancouver-taking-lead-climate-change-despite-national-government 1010]</ref>
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Half of Vancouver trips being done by walking, cycling, transit: Officials, May 13 <ref>[http://www.msn.com/en-ca/news/canada/half-of-vancouver-trips-being-done-by-walking-cycling-transit-officials/ar-BBjHt38 msn.com]</ref>
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'''2013'''
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Vancouver City Council Approves $3 Million in New Bike Lanes, June 13 <ref>[http://www.bcbusiness.ca/manufacturing-transport/vancouver-city-council-approves-3-million-in-new-bike-lanes bcbusiness.ca] </ref>
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== Events ==
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'''2016'''
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Aug 13 [https://bikehub.ca/biketoshop Bike to Shop Day]
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'''2015'''
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November 8 [http://www.greatclimaterace.org/ Great Climate Race], a run/walk to crowfund for local solar energy
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June 6 [http://100in1day.ca/vancouver/ 100in1day Vancouver], transform your city
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May 27 [http://feed5kvancouver.com/ Feeding the 5000 Vancouver]
  
 
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June 7 [http://100in1day.ca/vancouver/ 100in1day Vancouver], transform your city
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== Interwiki links ==
 
== Interwiki links ==
 
Wikipedia: [[wikipedia:Vancouver|Vancouver]], [[wikipedia:Vancouverism|Vancouverism]], [[wikipedia:Transportation in Vancouver|Transportation in Vancouver]]  
 
Wikipedia: [[wikipedia:Vancouver|Vancouver]], [[wikipedia:Vancouverism|Vancouverism]], [[wikipedia:Transportation in Vancouver|Transportation in Vancouver]]  
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[[category:British Columbia]]
 
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[[category:Canadian cities]]
 
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Latest revision as of 16:54, 10 April 2018

English Bay, Vancouver, BC.jpg

Sustainability initiatives[edit]

Greenest City 2020, information from the City of Vancouver

Initiatives by topic[edit]

Community energy[edit]

Cycling activism[edit]

Wikipedia: Cycling in Vancouver

Food activism[edit]

City of Vancouver SharingBackyards

Sharing[edit]

Maps: vancouver-bc-canada, Shareable

Sustainable transport activism[edit]

Public transportation in Vancouver

News and comment[edit]

2018

In Vancouver, Shipping Containers are the New Tool Libraries, Jan 10 [1]

2017

Building the world’s greenest city, Sep 19 [2]

2016

In Vancouver, 50% of trips are by foot, bike, or transit. This video shows how they did it. Dec 9 [3]

Robson Square a tremendous opportunity to celebrate Vancouver’s vibrant urbanism, Apr 19 [4]

Vancouver moves to protect urban wildlife with new strategy, Feb 2 [5]

Electric scooter sharing service to launch in Vancouver this summer, January 22 [6]

2015

New In Town: Lupii Café – Vancouver’s First Zero Waste Café, August 10 [7]

Green landlords, 150,000 trees and super-efficient plumbers - how Vancouver became a green leader, June 19 [8]

Half of Vancouver trips being done by walking, cycling, transit: Officials, May 13 [9]

2013

Vancouver City Council Approves $3 Million in New Bike Lanes, June 13 [10]

Events[edit]

2016

Aug 13 Bike to Shop Day

2015

November 8 Great Climate Race, a run/walk to crowfund for local solar energy

June 6 100in1day Vancouver, transform your city

May 27 Feeding the 5000 Vancouver

Resources[edit]

Video[edit]

Interwiki links[edit]

Wikipedia: Vancouver, Vancouverism, Transportation in Vancouver


References

This page includes Creative Commons Licensed content from the Sustainable community action wiki on Wikia.
The list of authors can be seen in the history, link via drop down menu at top left of page.

  1. resilience.org
  2. @ecobusinesscom
  3. vox.com
  4. vancitybuzz.com
  5. globalnews.ca
  6. vancitybuzz.com
  7. iliveineastvan.com
  8. 1010
  9. msn.com
  10. bcbusiness.ca


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