Friday, November 20, 2015

The High Bridge Written up by a Noted Foreign City Planner as a Destination Site

Gordon Price is the Director of the City Program at Simon Fraser University in Vancouver BC Canada
In 2002, he finished his sixth term as a City Councillor in Vancouver.  He also served on the Board of the Greater Vancouver Regional District (Metro Vancouver) and was appointed to the first board of the Greater  Vancouver Transportation Authority (TransLink) in 1999.Gord No. 1
He has spoken at numerous conventions and conferences in many countries, writes a monthly column for Business in Vancouver on civic issues, and conducts tours and seminars on the development of Vancouver. He also blogs on urban issues, with a focus on Vancouver, at Price Tags, and occasionally publishes an electronic magazine, also called “Price Tags,” highlighting a city or issue.  (All 111 issues available here ).
He sits on the Boards of the Sightline Institute and Sustainable Cities International.
In additions to presentations in the U.S. and Australia, Gordon is a regular lecturer on transportation and land use for the City of Portland, Oregon and Portland State University.  He has written several extensive essays on Vancouver and transportation issues (The Deceptive City, Local Politician’s Guide to Urban Transportation).
This month he has done three nice blog entries on the High Bridge in New York City that are worth seeing.
It is good to see that The High Bridge is starting to get traction as a destination for tourists.

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