If a work environment is reported to tolerate inappropriate and hostile interactions, in tone or vocabulary, it can be considered an unsafe space – and even debated in the national news.  But here it’s possible for an environment to be physically unsafe and, in the case of the Vancouver Park Board, be considered business as usual.

An example from Peter, an unaffiliated resident who cares about this kind of thing:

On May 30th of this year, Bikehub informed us that the Park Board had decided to implement a “quick fix” this summer to the Seaside Greenway that currently goes through the Kits Beach parking lot (an absolutely disgraceful and very dangerous section of what is otherwise fantastic bike infrastructure). Apparently, this is said “quick fix”: Read more »

Just a reminder.  The extensive changes and improvements to Point Grey Road (despite the silly charges regarding the rich and real estate) is because of this:

The natural foreshore between Kitsilano and Jericho Parks is going to remain this way.  It was never really an option to extend the seawall along here.  And yet without some connector that met a reasonable definition of safety, accessible to all ages and abilities, the missing link would have become intolerable.
So yes, Point Grey Road is essentially a piece of the seawall and the Seaside Greenway.

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