Sprawl and Smart Growth in Greater Vancouver, BC

View a static map of Vancouver from 2001 here.


Date Range: 1991-2006

Vancouver, BC’s smart-growth leadership has slipped in recent years, as described in Slowing Down: Greater Vancouver BC’s Smart-Growth Leadership Slips. This time-lapse map shows the growing sprawl. Also see a chart showing how Vancouver ranked on sprawl in a study of seven Northwest cities.

Other population density maps:

This research is part of the Cascadia Scorecard project.