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Transit fares fall outside City jurisdiction, and there are multiple factors to consider. It is important that prices are affordable and equitable; at the same time, fares are an important revenue source for TransLink. The draft Greenest City plan will include directions to advocate for new sources of funding for improved transit (e.g. congestion pricing, vehicle levies).Queenly shared this idea ·
A critical challenge for Vancouver. Laneway housing, STIR, the 20% Inclusionary Zoning Policy, and other programs and policies are intended to help increase housing affordability— see http://vancouver.ca/housing. The draft Greenest City plan recognizes the importance of affordability and will review additional strategies, e.g. unbundled parking.
This falls under TransLink, not City, jurisdiction.
The draft Greenest City Action Plan includes an action to create a local food procurement strategy for City facilities.
In order to meet the target of carbon neutral buildings by 2020 the draft Greenest City Action Plan will address ways and means of making alternative energy systems more affordable.
This idea has been included in the draft Greenest City Action Plan; we encourage neighbours to get together and develop project ideas.
Good ideas! The City is currently doing a feasibility assessment of connecting a micro-turbine to the City’s water system. If the feasibility is positive, it will be considered in the City’s capital budget for implementation.
This idea has been included in the Draft Greenest City Action Plan. We encourage neighbours to get together and develop project ideas.