Category Archives: Transportation

PCFF partners with the Fairmont Waterfront

Are you traveling to Vancouver for PCFF 2012?  Or perhaps you’re looking for a little “staycation” in our beautiful city while you enjoy eye-opening, inspiring films?  Whatever your needs, our official hotel partner, the Fairmont Waterfront, will make sure you are taken care of.   Enjoy the Fairmont Waterfront’s ultra-convenient location and impeccable views from every window as you soak in the beauty of Vancouver. Get ready to watch, engage and act! We chose to partner with the Fairmont Waterfront because […]

Projecting Change with Sustainable Tourism

The exhilaration of exploring a place much unlike your home and meeting strangers who don’t speak your mother tongue; the satisfying exhaustion after a long day of hiking through the countryside and scaling mountains to catch that perfect sunrise and sunset; that food you ate, that brew you drank, that photo you took with your new friend. Any traveler can appreciate these things, and Cynthia Connell is no exception. Cynthia caught the travel bug when she was just two years […]

Ben West From The Wilderness Committee

Ben West = Awesome Guy. I tend to speak fairly highly of everyone I interview, this is not because I’m flagrant with praise, it’s because I only ask awesome people for interviews. That being said Ben West is a true pleasure. His work at the Wilderness Committee is indispensable to preserving the stunning wild beauty of Vancouver and the West Coast. I’ve labeled some of our Projecting Change interviewees ‘Planet Fighters’ although Ben is definitely a Planet Fighter a more […]

Projecting Transportation Change in Vancouver

Easy and convenient transportation is key to Vancouver’s status as one of the world’s most livable and sustainable cities. However, as population and employment continue to grow, transportation needs and trips overall increase. To manage this growth, while maintaining livability and creating a more sustainable city, we need a robust transportation system. Last Wednesday, Yuri sat down and talked with Neal LaMontagne. Neal is a senior planner with the City of Vancouver, responsible for city-wide and regional planning. This means he’s […]