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What is going on in Kits?

Can anyone tell me what is going on here? It seems pretty vindictive, futile and a waste of staff time. Late in summer out of the blue the Vancouver Park Board put up barriers on a little path near the Kits pool that people have been riding and walking on for years. Rather than go […]

Desire lines

“Desire lines” is a term coined by the French Philosopher Gaston Bachelard, which refers to “ the psychological, physical need to get from one place to the next”. While paths are carefully designed by landscape architects in public spaces, often the lived experiences of the folks that use these spaces take over and create their […]