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#681 Victoria Watcher

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Posted 16 May 2021 - 03:26 PM

that was a good piece.

 

btw i like how the photos auto-scroll in the article or whatever it's called.



#682 G-Man

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Posted 17 May 2021 - 06:14 PM

Thanks! You can call it a blog post it doesn't hurt my feelings :)
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#683 Mike K.

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Posted 17 May 2021 - 06:40 PM

Ok, blogger.

It took me five years to shed that title.

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Posted 18 May 2021 - 06:47 PM

I am learning to embrace it because people try so hard not to call it that.

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#685 Rob Randall

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Posted 18 May 2021 - 07:34 PM

I am learning to embrace it because people try so hard not to call it that.

 

Embrace the blog. You will recall this. It was like a remake of My Cousin Vinny when the judge said, "What's a yoot?"


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Posted 20 May 2021 - 02:14 PM

Haha that is a funny trip back. In 2012 I called something with a 7" screen a tablet. That is now almost standard phone size.
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#687 G-Man

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Posted 26 May 2021 - 05:27 AM

I have a new post up. This time I look at why I think certain places downtown should have a new crosswalk added. Let me know what you think. There is also a video at the end to demonstrate it. 

 

https://www.sidewalk...-make-a-village


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#688 Victoria Watcher

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Posted 26 May 2021 - 05:36 AM

I have a new post up. This time I look at why I think certain places downtown should have a new crosswalk added. Let me know what you think. There is also a video at the end to demonstrate it. 

 

https://www.sidewalk...-make-a-village

 

sounds right.



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Posted 14 June 2021 - 09:11 PM

New post is finally up. This time on the oft forgotten Songhees Park.

 

https://www.sidewalk...-park-and-beach


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#690 G-Man

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Posted 22 June 2021 - 08:41 PM

A new post is up looking at Complete Streets using a little project on Mason Street as an example. Have a read and let me know what you think.

 

https://www.sidewalk...ia-mason-street


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#691 G-Man

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Posted 22 July 2021 - 08:52 PM

The latest article is up! This time I look at our need to add more public washrooms around the city. 


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#692 G-Man

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Posted 08 August 2021 - 08:01 PM

Finally a new article, this time take a trip to Quadra and Cortes Islands!

 

https://www.sidewalk...-cortes-islands


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#693 G-Man

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Posted 12 August 2021 - 08:38 PM

I am sure this will go over like a lead balloon on here but here is my latest article on the new Vancouver Street:

 

https://www.sidewalk...ancouver-street


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#694 zoomer

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Posted 12 August 2021 - 11:05 PM

I 100% agree with everything in your Vancouver Street article G-Man! You're right, there is still room for improvement in the pedestrian realm and it could be a great mid-downtown oasis with restaurant patios and more micro bars spilling out onto the sidewalk. Challenge is the how close portions of it are to the 900 block of Pandora, and the existing buildings - CRA, Moxie's parking lot, the Forge gym moving into what was designed as a restaurant space, Regent Towers, etc, etc. Over time though and with redevelopment I hope this happens. Cook Street will also likely become a popular and more complete pedestrian shopping and dining stretch going for several blocks.
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Posted 13 August 2021 - 05:26 AM

Thanks zoomer! Yes the Pandora stretch is a problem for sure but if McDonald's ever left and you had some good ground floor commercial I think that the dynamic would change.

Cook will likely get better as well but I think Vancouver could be better due to the quieter atmosphere.
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Posted 06 September 2021 - 08:42 PM

Finally a new post, this time on some of the great things to see on Pender Island.

 

https://www.sidewalk...n-pender-island


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#697 Mike K.

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Posted 07 September 2021 - 05:47 AM

For Mr. Sidewalking Victoria, you sure do a lot of sidewalking in places with no sidewalks, and not in Victoria :)
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#698 G-Man

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Posted 14 September 2021 - 09:00 PM

Well hopefully MONORAIL!! Oh I mean RapidBus will make Mike K. happy! Check out the latest Sidewalking Victoria post here: https://www.sidewalk...lan-in-victoria


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#699 Nparker

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Posted 14 September 2021 - 09:59 PM

I've sold monorails to Brockway, Ogdenville, and North Haverbrook, and, by gum, it put them on the map! Well, sir, there's nothin' on Earth like a genuine bona-fide electrified six-car monorail!



#700 Mike K.

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Posted 15 September 2021 - 06:38 AM

Well hopefully MONORAIL!! Oh I mean RapidBus will make Mike K. happy! Check out the latest Sidewalking Victoria post here: https://www.sidewalk...lan-in-victoria

Oh yeah that’s a great recap!

But it just goes to show how a community of so few people can’t sustain anything beyond rubber tires, especially if the community is so against suburban development where the ridership comes from.

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