MODUS and the City of North Vancouver completed an extensive engagement process for the new Harry Jerome Community Centre. Working with stakeholder groups and the public, Rob Barrs and Lisa Moffatt helped the City to confirm programming and siting for the new facility. Working with the community through open houses, a town hall and special council meeting, the new community centre received Council support in June 2017.
MODUS, TransLink and Coast Mountain Bus Company co-delivered a communications and engagement strategy for a detailed review of custom transit services (HandyDart). Over 100 participants from 60 stakeholder groups went through a four-phase process, exploring pressing needs, researching possible solutions, identifying strategies, and recommending actions to improve service. Implementation now underway!
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MODUS and the City of Surrey are using an extensive engagement process to shape the City's new Parks, Recreation & Culture 10-Year Strategic Plan. Since Spring of 2017, Laurel Cowan and Vince Verlaan are helping Surrey explore community member and stakeholder priorities for parks, recreation, arts, and heritage facilities, programs and services.
MODUS helped create an economic development strategy for the Town of Valleyview (AB) with extensive involvement of local stakeholders, through interviews and a multi-sectoral Advisory Committee. The Strategy focuses on four key sectors, linked to ensure sustainable growth and diversification. Strengthening both leadership and regional collaboration are key foci of the strategy (LINK), which will support a stronger and more resilient economy built on local assets and keeping more revenue in the community.
MODUS (led by Rob Barrs and Edward Porter) is assisting Greenlane Homes and Joe Wai Architecture in a creating a thoughtful master plan for Block 7 in the Gospel Rock neighbourhood of Gibsons. We are engaging stakeholders and the community to ensure the plan celebrates and sustains the qualities of this remarkable and well-loved site.
A collaborative process with over 1,000 local youth, parents, caregivers, and service providers to create a Youth Strategy and Youth Development Wheel.
Creating the Maplewood Village Centre Plan for an emerging, mixed-use community in the District of North Vancouver.
Facilitating a 20-member, multi-sectoral expert panel to create a cutting-edge Zero Waste 2040 strategy.
Designing and delivering an engagement strategy for Granville Island 2040, which will set a dynamic vision for the Island's future.
Leading the communications and engagement strategy for the first comprehensive review of TransLink's fare policy in 30 years.
Working closely with Special Olympics International on their rapidly expanding Healthy Communities project.
Leading planning and development of the Williams neighbourhood plan for the Township of Langley.
Working with the City of Maple Ridge, BC, on future form and character of the historic Hammond Neighbourhood.
Creating a Neighbourhood Area Structure Plan to improve quality of neighbourhood design and sustainability in the City of Red Deer, AB.
Delivering a communications and engagement strategy to support the Township of Langley's update to the Brookswood-Fernridge Community Plan.
Supporting the District of Squamish in a consultation process to bring residents together and reduce conflict on a proposed LNG project.
Designing a Public Participation Toolbox to support the City of Red Deer in achieving greater dialogue with community members.
Designing a Public Realm and Streetscape Plan to create a pedestrian-friendly downtown in Valleyview, AB.
Leading an integrated planning, engineering and design team to create a Transit Exchange Conceptual Design for the 29th Ave Skytrain station.
Leading a planning process for the historic Railtown District of Nelson, BC.