Vancouver council moves on after parking fee rejected

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After a contentious parking fee plan marketed as addressing the climate crisis was narrowly voted down, Vancouver city councillors are looking for other avenues to address the problem.

Transportation will continue to be a major focus, according to some councillors.

Coun. Lisa Dominato — who voted against the parking plan — says one area the proposal didn’t address was expanding public transit to underserved areas of the city.

That’s something she’s hoping to focus on moving forward.

The 6-5 vote at city hall Wednesday is a hard pill to swallow for Coun. Adriane Carr, who spoke passionately about doing everything possible to fight climate change…read more.