Meeting Summary: April 14, 2016

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  1. Attendance: Antje, Peter S, Tony (Chair), Martyn, Fiona, Dianne, Nelson, Fred, Erika, Don, Sibylle, Greg, Nelson, Anne
  2. Emergency planning meeting (held just prior to this meeting) debriefing
    • Anastasia wants a list of interested participants
    • Emergency prearedness week on 2 May
    • Bikes have access to places that cars can't get to
    • Anastasia will brief her boss and we may get an opportunity participate further in October
  3. Bike Day in Canada
    • 30 May on the NV civic plaza 4-6 pm.
    • There will be 2 rides 5 and 10 km.
    • North Shore Safety Council will do a rodeo and hope to involve, Save on Food possible, RCMP, Endless Biking in Lynn Valley, a north shore bike shop and Evolution bikes.
    • There will be a HUB table would like to get a well known athlete
    • We need to advertise it better and have applied for a grant to give out gifts to participants
  4. Review and planning for upcoming events (25 min)
    • Gleneagles Bikefest Saturday, May 28 10am-1pm at the Gleneagles Community Centre\
    • MEC Bikefest Saturday, May 28 - Would anyone in the committee be interested in leading a slow/easy ride to teach people about safe commuting and safe city riding?
    • Canada Bike Day Monday, May 30 (Fiona Walsh)
    • Bike to Work Week - Obsession to sponsor?
    • May Discussion Additional Events: West Van Community Day (4 June), North Van Canada Day (1 July) and Lynn Valley Days (18 June)
  5. Bike Theft
    • Dianne briefed the group on the recent meeting of the HUB bike theft committee)
    • 529 garage with Jay Allard was discussed and VPD were there.
    • 529 now includes West Van - we should encourage cyclists to register and get a decal
    • Due to their ease of cutting it was suggested to try to ban cable locks.
    • DNV will plans to intall standarsdized bike racks.
    • We should try to get commercial units to provide racks and locks
    • It was suggested that we register bike at our BTWW station
  6. Tactical Contact List
    • Tony suggested that we create a list of important groups that we communicate with such as all bike shops, North Shore Mountain Biking Association (NSMBA) and other bike groups.
  7. Infrastructure Ride
    • Now that we have better weather it was suggest that we conduct more group rides to sites that are in need of improved infrastructure and invite engineers and planners to join us.
  8. Bike to Work Week
    • 30 May through 3 June
    • Our HUB-NS station will be at the north end of the Iron Workers Memorial Bridge from 4-6 PM on 2 Thursday 2 June.
    • We will be able to use our new tent and will need to arrange donated refreshments and a bike shop for minor repairs and tune-ups
    • We can volunteer at other other North Shore BTWW locations and sponsors which so far (up to 11 May) are as follows:
      • 31 May 4-6 pm - 2nd and Bewicke sponsored by City of North Vancouver and Giant.
      • 1 June 4-6 pm - East side of north end of Lions Gate Bridge - HUB run but District of West Vancouver sponsor.
      • 2 June 4-6 pm - 14th and Argyle in West Vancouver - run and sponsored by District of West Vancouver.
      • 2 June 6:30 - 9 am - Lions Gate Hospital sponsored by Vancouver Coastal Health.
      • 3 June 6:00 - 9:30 am - Philips Ave overpass sponsored by Seaspan.
  9. Active Transportation Article - story about pPeter's 36 daily rides to the BC Cancer Agency last fall was submitted by Heather to the North Shore News
  10. Call For Proposals: Adult Recreational Cycling (Road or Hybrid)from the North Vancouver Recreation & Culture Commission
    • The Commission in partnership with the City of North Vancouver is seeking a provider to deliver adult cycling classes to beginner and intermediate riders.
    • The program should include education or hands-on learning related to appropriate attire, bike maintenance, road safety and riding skills.
    • (http://www.nvrc.ca/about-us/documents/cycling_program_proposal.pdf)
  11. Municipalities
    • CNV Update (10 min Heather)
      • Delegation in October 2016
       East Keith and Grand Boulevard 
   DNV Update (10 min Antje)
       Lynn Valley Road bike lanes
       Council workshop on AAA bike network / Kay Teschke 
   DWV Update (10 min Peter)
       HUB letter on Keith Road Safety Improvements
       Response from DWV on Spirit Trail Safety Improvements
       Meeting with John Calimente on 26 April 


Tactical Contact List (Tony)

   All bike shops
   NSMBA, other bike groups
   Differently abled 

Infrastructure Ride (Martyn and Tony) Proclamations for Bike to Work Week (Antje) Active Transportation Article - North Shore News (Heather) Call For Proposals: Adult Recreational Cycling (Road or Hybrid)from the North Vancouver Recreation & Culture Commission (http://www.nvrc.ca/about-us/documents/cycling_program_proposal.pdf) Municipalities

   CNV Update (10 min Heather)
       Delegation in October 2016
       East Keith and Grand Boulevard 
   DNV Update (10 min Antje)
       Lynn Valley Road bike lanes
       Council workshop on AAA bike network / Kay Teschke 
   DWV Update (10 min Peter)
       HUB letter on Keith Road Safety Improvements
       Response from DWV on Spirit Trail Safety Improvements
       Meeting with John Calimente on 26 April 


  1. Tactical Contact List (Tony)
    • All bike shops


Events 1. Glen eagles bikefest 10-12 am we have our own tent Ann will pick it up display stadn from HUB

2. MEC tent from HUB HQ display stand from HUB HQ Mark with transporter BTWW 1st narrows (HUB) 2nd narrows (HUB_NS)

CNV in Oasis and Hope centre  mid lonsdales

Obsession Bikes wants to come to our station we need to tell HUB when we want our on Thursday afternoon Dianne wiil contact HUB

3. Parades Alex Boston lynn Valley Days next meeting 12 May 4. Bike theft Dianne 529 garage (Jay Allard) and VPD were there 529 now includes West Van encourage registration and get a decal try to ban cable locks bike racks DNV will put standarsdizes ones get commercial units to provide racks and locks S/N not good decal is better suggest we register bike at our BTWW station we should wrtite DNV and CNV


tactical contact list get people out to council meeting use HUB membership list

5. Martyn wnat ot orgnize a group bike ride engineers and planners to show infrastruxtur get outside experts Jeff Lee HUB board member not DNV workshop on 3 may? 6. Proclamstions for BTWW Antje for rhe DNV and heather arranged for CNV also get councilors to ride their bikes to work 7. teaching bike skills like pedalheads 8. Antje talked to John Calimete 9. DNV Antje will finalzie letter on LynnValley Don suggests Armadillos if we can't get separated lanes -could be a pilot project workshop with prof from UBC on safety of differnet types of bike

cnv – heather letter 

Hub leeter to get ffunding


    • NSMBA, other bike groups
    • Differently abled
  1. Infrastructure Ride (Martyn and Tony)
  2. Proclamations for Bike to Work Week (Antje)
  3. Active Transportation Article - North Shore News (Heather)
  4. Call For Proposals: Adult Recreational Cycling (Road or Hybrid)from the North Vancouver Recreation & Culture Commission
  5. Municipalities
    • CNV Update (10 min Heather)
      • Delegation in October 2016
      • East Keith and Grand Boulevard
    • DNV Update (10 min Antje)
      • Lynn Valley Road bike lanes
      • Council workshop on AAA bike network / Kay Teschke
    • DWV Update (10 min Peter)
      • HUB letter on Keith Road Safety Improvements
      • Response from DWV on Spirit Trail Safety Improvements
      • Meeting with John Calimente on 26 April


Notes 14 April sybil, fiona, rob, Nelson, Martyn, Fred, erika, dianne,Tony, Don, Peter, Greg, Antje, Ann


fiona – emergnecy planning meeting debriefing Anastasia wants a list of intereted participants Emergency prearedness week on 2 May bikes have access that cars can,t get to Anastai will brie her boss and we may get an opportunity in October

Bike Day in Canada 30 May on civic plaza 4-6 pm Save on Food possible RCMP 2 rides 5 and 10 km HUB table north shore bike shop evolution bikes north shore safety council will do a rodeo need to advertise it better wants to get a well known athlete applied for a grant to give out gifts to particioants suggest contact Endless Biking in Lynn Valley

Events 1. Glen eagles bikefest 10-12 am we have our own tent Ann will pick it up display stadn from HUB

2. MEC tent from HUB HQ display stand from HUB HQ Mark with transporter BTWW 1st narrows (HUB) 2nd narrows (HUB_NS)

CNV in Oasis and Hope centre  mid lonsdales

Obsession Bikes wants to come to our station we need to tell HUB when we want our on Thursday afternoon Dianne wiil contact HUB

3. Parades Alex Boston lynn Valley Days next meeting 12 May 4. Bike theft Dianne 529 garage (Jay Allard) and VPD were there 529 now includes West Van encourage registration and get a decal try to ban cable locks bike racks DNV will put standarsdizes ones get commercial units to provide racks and locks S/N not good decal is better suggest we register bike at our BTWW station we should wrtite DNV and CNV


tactical contact list get people out to council meeting use HUB membership list

5. Martyn wnat ot orgnize a group bike ride engineers and planners to show infrastruxtur get outside experts Jeff Lee HUB board member not DNV workshop on 3 may? 6. Proclamstions for BTWW Antje for rhe DNV and heather arranged for CNV also get councilors to ride their bikes to work 7. teaching bike skills like pedalheads 8. Antje talked to John Calimete 9. DNV Antje will finalzie letter on LynnValley Don suggests Armadillos if we can't get separated lanes -could be a pilot project workshop with prof from UBC on safety of differnet types of bike

cnv – heather letter 

Hub leeter to get ffunding

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