Traffic issues outside of schools, particularly during pick-up/ drop-off times are a constant struggle for school boards and municipalities. These issues include chaotic traffic patterns, congestion, and health and safety issues for students, staff and residents. Municipalities are looking for opportunities to improve traffic operation and safety around schools, promote more sustainable and healthy transportation options (such as walking and cycling), and to be sensitive to the needs of nearby residents and businesses.
Metro Vancouver has a vision to build a sustainable, livable region. Its Solid Waste and Resource Management Plan aims to minimize waste generation, maximize reuse, recycling and recovery material, recover energy from the waste stream and only then dispose of remaining waste in landfill. Targets suggest reducing the quantity of waste generated per capita to 90% or less of the 2010 volumes and increasing the amount recycled by 80% - all by 2020.
At Morrison Hershfield, we are proud of our people. We hire the best talent, and recognize it formally each year with our Carson Awards of Excellence.
The 2018 Urban Development Institute (UDI) Awards for Excellence celebrate the work of development teams in the Pacific Region, recognizing projects that help shape communities and have a significant impact on the urban landscape.