BADM 466: Parklet Program

How can the City manage business buy-in to support the North Vancouver Parklet Program?

Term: Fall 2019
Department: Business School
Course: Managing Change (BADM 466)
Instructor: Laurie Prange Martin
Staff contacts: Larry Orr, Leah Herman (City of North Vancouver)

Parklets are small seating areas or greenspaces that are integrated into city streetscapes. In many places, parklets are developed and stewarded in partnership with local businesses. Students will work in groups to explore ways in which the City may manage business buy-in to support the North Vancouver Parklet Program.


City Strategy and Goal Area:

  • Official Community Plan 2014
    • Goal 5.3: Provide a variety of public spaces for community engagement and stewardship.
      • 5.3.6 Foster partnerships between members of the community, the City, and organizations to promote social health through interaction and a sense of community.
  • Council Strategic Plan
    • Vibrant City – Provide expanded opportunity for parklets