Keeping Stanley Park car-free

Apr 27, 2020

Joseph Dahmen pens op-ed in favour of making change permanent

Associate Professor Joseph Dahmen has written an op-ed for the Vancouver Sun, arguing that the roads in Stanley Park should remain closed to cars after the resolution of the COVID-19 pandemic. "While the closure is meant to reduce overall visits, and enable proper social distancing," he writes, "Visiting the park under the traffic ban suggests a more positive, if unintentional, effect of the temporary rules." He presents potential methods to make this transition, from more accessible transit to narrowed roadways. 

Read the piece here