Meeting Summary

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Regular meeting on January 10, 2019 at 6:30pm - 8:30pm at the North Vancouver City Library (14th/Lonsdale) in the Don Preston Boardroom (2nd floor).

Attendees: Peter S, Fred, Erika, Jay, Don P, Martyn, Peter T, Fiona, Lora, Ryan

Contents

Events

  • Dec 17th - Don & Heather attended Lower Lynn Improvements Media Event - Press Release
  • Bike to Work Week - May 27-Jun2 2019

2019 Objectives - Don

  • A couple proposals:
    • Define our Long term vision for cycling on the North Shore - all to consider a simple, one line statement that reflects our Vision if asked by council, media etc.
    • Meeting with all Mayors & Councillors
      • Prepare Agenda for meetings including the following questions:
    1. Ask if they themselves cycle and if not, why not?
    2. Ask what % of Transport budget they think should be dedicated to “Active Transport” - this should be with reference to the current OCP target.
    3. Ask what are their highest priorities for “Active Transport” and by when.
    4. Share our Goals.
    5. Ask what are the major impediments to achieving these goals & what can HUB-NS can do to help make this happen?
      • Arrange trial meeting with a cycling-friendly councilor to assess questions and potentially refine.
      • Arrange meeting between Liaison teams & each Mayor & Councillor (before mid Feb?).
    • Discussion of potential goals included appointing an Active Transportation Coordinator (or similar for each municipality or shared amongst North Shore municipalities.


General

  • Infrastructure Funding Tracker - this is used by HUB HQ to summarize funding applied for by municipality and the resulting disbursements. Intended to highlight who is making the most of available funding.
  • 2018 Infrastructure Successes Map - Request for Input - HUB HQ


City of North Vancouver - Erika/Heather/Julian

  • Results from 1st meeting and a plans for next one.


District of North Vancouver - Antje/Jay

  • Lynn Valley Road northeast of Mountain Highway and Upper Mountain Highway - potential for adding uphill bike lanes to link recreational areas
  • Mountain Highway north of Highway 1 - potential for road diet and uphill bike lane
  • Orwell Pathway construction impacts
  • Items for next meeting
    • Cycling & Work Zones
    • Prioritizing cycling routes for wayfinding
    • HUB priorities


District of West Vancouver - Paul/Peter


Translink / MOTI - Fred

  • e-Bikes on Buses, Skytrain, Seabus, and West Coast Express - clarification
  • from HUB HQ meeting with TransLink: SeaBus by bike, Lonsdale Quay parking, Phibbs parking & bike share space
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