"City of Villages" - foster neighborhood businesses that are willing to serve as secondhand depots
This idea is addressed in Community, Central Area, and City-Wide planning initiatives, with the understanding that fostering neighbourhood businesses requires collaboration of many different groups, public agencies, and neighbourhood residents
its a good idea.
Vancouver Design Nerds commented
Here's the video for this idea:
This idea was developed within a breakout group on Sept 17, 2010 at the Design Nerd Jam 4.4 Greenest City event, hosted by the Vancouver Design Nerds, with food sponsored by the City of Vancouver.
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