The 2006 Series was funded by the Stormwater Interagency Liaison Group of the Greater Vancouver Regional District in order to build regional capacity. The Summary Report describes how the series came about and what was accomplished.
2006 Showcasing Innovation Series
Three projects were featured – a lane, a highway and a local community. In the morning, there were comprehensive and in-depth presentations.In the afternoon, participants were taken by bus to see how these projects have been implemented
The focus was on what the City believes it can systematically accomplish on-the-ground, at a watershed scale, now and over the next 50 years by building on the East Clayton experience.
Showcasing Innovation in the City of Vancouver and at the University of British Columbia – September 2006
The unifying theme was “Greening Local Roadways – Integration of Rainwater Management & Transportation Design”.
The “Celebrating Green Infrastructure Program” was launched in May 2006 when the first event in the 'Showcasing Innovation Series'was hosted by the District of North Vancouver. The Greater Vancouver program was a provincial pilot.