Our Urban Village, a Vancouver Cohousing Community

Cohousing converts wait for their keys

By Kerry Gold

For Tara Gallen, it started with a cargo bike.

Tara Gallen on her cargo bike.
Tara Gallen on her cargo bike. Ms. Gallen wanted to live in cohousing project which is cargo-bike friendly.

Ms. Gallen was looking through a Facebook page for families who bike and saw mention of a co-housing style project that was cargo-bike friendly.

Because cargo bikes are wide and awkward, they don’t fit into the average bike storage room. Tomo House, on Vancouver’s Main Street, will be a bike-friendly project, with parking stalls for car shares and space for cargo bikes. The co-housing project aims to be family friendly and inter-generational, which means a community of all ages.

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