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Thursday, September 26, 2019

Below is a quote from the City Engineering Report that may determine the future of Prior Street:

Council directed staff to explore alternate alignments that could allow Prior/Venables Street to be downgraded. After five years of comprehensive study and engagement, staff are unable to

Saturday, September 21, 2019

COMMUNITIES MATTER, CALM PRIOR

The future of Prior Street rests with City Councillors this October

On Monday, September 30, join us for a rally at Prior Street and Hawkes Avenue in Strathcona in advance of the Vancouver City Council meeting to decide the future of Prior Street.

Saturday, September 21, 2019

COMMUNITIES MATTER, CALM PRIOR

The future of Prior Street rests with City Councillors this October

On Monday, September 30, join us for a Rally at Prior Street and Hawkes Avenue in Strathcona in advance of the Vancouver City Council meeting to decide the future of Prior Street.

Monday, September 16, 2019

Residents of Strathcona,

I'm writing to give you an update on the unfolding arterial drama and propose a possible resolution.

First, a reminder of our goals. We want a livable city. A neighbourhood where all residents feel safe walking along and crossing their streets. Where people

Friday, September 06, 2019

First, a big thanks to all who came to this week's SRA meeting.  For those who couldn't make it, here's what you need to know... and do.

Vancouver City Council is expected to vote as soon as October 2 on where to put the long debated Flats arterial.  City staff will release a

Tuesday, September 03, 2019

As soon as Oct. 2, City Council will vote on where to put the False Creek Flats Arterial. Even though the Community Panel overwhelming chose the National-Charles (NatCha) option, Prior is back on the table and is likely to be the option recommended to Council by city staff.

Here's what

Monday, August 12, 2019

CITY COUNCIL TO VOTE ON FLATS ARTERIAL

City Council is scheduled to vote on October 2 on a location for the Flats Arterial that will run through our community, connecting Clark to Main.

Despite the Community Panel’s overwhelming choice of National-Charles (67%), it might surprise

Monday, May 27, 2019

The SRA’s last meeting before summer break will be on Wednesday, June 5, 7-9 PM at the Strathcona Community Centre. It should be a lively one. Here’s what’s on the agenda:

7:00-8:30 Beyond the Arterial

We’ll be joined by staff from City Planning and Engineering for a discussion of

Saturday, April 06, 2019

The vote is in!

Today, the Flats Arterial Community Panel picked National-Charles by 67.7% - a super majority for an option that was barely on the table at the start of the process. A huge thanks to all the panelists for their diligence and hard work and to the Jefferson Group for

Thursday, March 28, 2019

Our April SRA meeting will held on the second Wednesday, April 10, so that we can react to the Community Panel’s decision about the Arterial – which is happening on Saturday April 6.  Still 7-9 PM, still at the Strathcona Community Centre. We’ll send out an update on Sunday, April 7, with

Thursday, February 28, 2019

Our March monthly meeting will be this Wednesday, Mar 6, 7-9 PM at the Strathcona Community Centre. No big agenda as yet, just general discussion of what's been going on with the Community Panel and in the hood.  (e-mail Dan if you have something you'd like to add to the agenda).

The

Sunday, February 17, 2019

Last Saturday, Dan Jackson and Richard Taplin gave the SRA's presentation to the Flats Arterial Community Panel on why we oppose a road through the park and support the National/Charles option (NatCha). Larry Chan also spoke on why this isn't about choosing a road, it's about choosing a future

Thursday, February 07, 2019

A big thanks to Penny Crawford for taking minutes at last night's meeting (and thanks to Councillor Pete Fry for stopping by). For those of you who missed it, here they are. Feel free to add your comments.

Also, the SRA will be presenting to the Community Panel this Saturday, at 1:30 at

Tuesday, January 29, 2019

A huge thanks to the (by my count) 80 Strathconians who came to Saturday's Rally in support of calming Prior. It was so great (and gratifying) to see how many people really care. Fantastic signs. Amazing energy. What a community! We need to do that more often.

Thanks also to the many

Friday, January 25, 2019

Residents of Strathcona... set your alarms.

Members of the community are invited to a peaceful demonstration of community support for not putting the arterial on Prior or through the park. Please gather at the Linear Park at Hawks and Prior at 8:30AM tomorrow, Saturday, Jan 26. The 42

Sunday, January 13, 2019

The time has come.

The future of Strathcona will be decided in the coming months. So if you care about your neighbourhood, stop watching quietly from the sidelines and start getting involved.

The Flats Arterial Community Panel begins next Saturday, Jan. 19 from 9-4:30 PM at Dudoc

Sunday, December 02, 2018

DECEMBER MEETING

Thanks for the amazing turnout last month. We’ll be holding our December monthly meeting this Wednesday, Dec. 5, 7-9 PM at the Strathcona Community Centre. No big agenda. Just a follow-up to last month's Community Panel discussion (we've invited other community groups to

Friday, November 09, 2018

First off, thanks to the many people who came out for our November SRA meeting.  It was inspiring and invigorating to see Strathcona rally once again behind the future on our neighbourhood.

For anyone who did not make the meeting, Susanna Haas Lyons, the chair of the Community Panel

Friday, November 02, 2018

NOVEMBER MEETING: WEDS. NOV 7, 7-9 PM Strathcona Community Centre

Susanna Haas Lyons, chair of the upcoming Flats Arterial Community Panel, is coming to explain how the Panel will work and take questions. The Panel is being formed to recommend the best route for the widened road and

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