Tuesday, June 28, 2005

Well there is hope here along the Salish Coast that we may in fact be moving towards a more sustainable future.

Vancouver has been the seen some very successful street parties over the last couple of weeks. First huge crowds turned out for the Car Free Commercial Drive festival. And last weekend at least three streets were shut down for pedestrian oriented events - 4th Ave for the soapbox derby, Broadway for Greek Days and Water Street for the Jazz Fest.

And last weekend began with a Critical Mass bike ride that saw over 1,000 riders show up.

And tonight City Council rejected the car-oriented developments (Wal-Mart and Canadian Tire) on Marine Drive.

On a totally unrealted note, I've been thinking about critical realism.

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