Stadium Neighbourhood provides an opportunity to improve connections for walking, cycling and transit in South Campus.
What We Heard
Concern for future vehicle traffic impacts on existing neighbourhoods.
Strong desire for improved connectivity and multimodal (walk, bike, transit) mobility, to the larger campus and to the region, including a connection to rapid transit.
Better access to services and amenities within walking and biking distance.
Safer pedestrian connections between Hawthorn Place and Wesbrook Place.
How the Options Respond
More housing options for UBC faculty and staff within walking distance to the core academic campus.
Parking strategies for rental buildings that support lower car ownership and parking access prioritized for households with mobility challenges and young families.
Traffic calming along East Mall, including potential removal of the centre median to narrow the street.
Leverage the potential for a future rapid transit station along East Mall to serve South Campus.