Thursday, March 26, 2015
Vancouver - Stanley Park causeway widening approved without protest over trees
There were no cries of “save the trees” when the park board approved plans to widen the Stanley Park causeway on Monday night, a decision that means up to 14 trees will face the axe. Former park board commissioner Constance Barnes, who started advocating for road improvements after a 61-year-old woman died cycling on the causeway in 2013, credits a change in attitude toward active transportation for the lack of protest. Read more.