Point Grey Road - Cornwall Avenue
The Point Grey Road - Cornwall Avenue Corridor Project, when complete, will link Downtown to Kitsilano and Point Grey, and will provide a safe, convenient and comfortable connection between the Burrard Bridge and Jericho Beach for pedestrians and cyclists.
The goals of this project are to:
- Encourage people of all ages and abilities to get around their city through active transportation (any mode of human-powered transportation, including jogging/running, inline-skating, skateboarding, non-mechanized wheelchairs, strollers, etc.) in a comfortable, convenient, and enjoyable way.
- Create a walking and cycling route that is safe, convenient, and comfortable for people of all ages and abilities.
- Address existing safety issues along Point Grey Road and Cornwall Avenue by reducing the volume and speed of motor vehicle traffic.
- Make the intersection of Burrard Street and Cornwall Avenue safer and more direct for pedestrians and cyclists.
Point Grey is one of Vancouver's older neighbourhoods, with many long-time residents. The area is known for two of the city's popular beaches, Jericho Beach and Spanish Banks. Both beaches are great for watching the sunset, over English Bay and the mountains. Point Grey Village serves as the area's shopping district, where many independently owned businesses contribute to a village-like atmosphere. Point Grey runs along English Bay, between the University of British Columbia and Kitsilano.
Initiatives in Point Grey
Following reports that the Jericho Marginal Wharf facility at Jericho Beach Park was in disrepair, the Vancouver Parks Board approved a concept plan to demolish the wharf and restore the natural beach and foreshore.
DAVID HUTCHINSON 778-839-5442