Meeting Summary: December 11, 2014

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# Attendance: Peter, Fiona, Don M., Antje, Nelson, Heather, Devan, Don P.
 
# Attendance: Peter, Fiona, Don M., Antje, Nelson, Heather, Devan, Don P.
 
# Announcements:
 
# Announcements:
#* Antje on DNV transportation consultation committee
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#* Antje on DNV transportation consultation committee for 2015-16; Nelson already on committee
#* Bike day in Canada 25 May (Fiona)
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#* Bike Day in Canada 25 May (Fiona)
 
# HUB-Ministry of Transportation & Infrastructure meeting update (Antje)
 
# HUB-Ministry of Transportation & Infrastructure meeting update (Antje)
#* A 1 Dec meeting in Coquitlam recommended improved consultation with HUB and want a priority list from each Committee
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#* A 1 Dec meeting at MoTI office in Coquitlam recommended improved consultation with HUB and want a priority list from each local committee
 
# North Shore priority improvement list for Ministry  
 
# North Shore priority improvement list for Ministry  
#* Based on the criteria of heavy usage by cyclists and safety concerns, it was decided the following projects should be given a higher priority:
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#* priority criteria were discussed, decided to use safety concerns and cyclist usage (current and potential)
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#* Antje to send following list to yahoo group to ask for more input
 
#** Ironworkers Memorial Bridge access improvements, north side such as the following:
 
#** Ironworkers Memorial Bridge access improvements, north side such as the following:
#*** Widen & fence about 10m of Main on-ramp sidewalk east of crosswalk http://wiki.bikehub.ca/northshore/skins/common/images/button_bold.pngswalk to new path to Barrow St
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#*** Widen & fence about 10m of Main on-ramp sidewalk east of crosswalk to new path to Barrow St
 
#*** Widen & fence Main on-ramp sidewalk to bridge
 
#*** Widen & fence Main on-ramp sidewalk to bridge
 
#*** Barrow St extension path underneath bridge to Dollarton Hwy
 
#*** Barrow St extension path underneath bridge to Dollarton Hwy
#** improve eastbound approach to the Lions Gate Bridge from Marine Drive and Taylor Way including fencing of the southbound sidewalk approach to Lions Gate Bridge, to prevent cyclists from falling into traffic
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#** improve eastbound approach to the Lions Gate Bridge from Marine Drive at Taylor Way, including fencing of the southbound sidewalk approach to Lions Gate Bridge, to prevent cyclists from falling into traffic
#** Redesign Lillooet Rd/Mt Seymour Parkway intersection to include bike path crossings and shorten cyclist/pedestrian crossing times
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#** redesign Lillooet Rd/Mt Seymour Parkway intersection to include bike path crossings and shorten cyclist/pedestrian crossing times
#** Bike lane on Fern St overpass between Keith extension and Mt Seymour Parkway
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#** bike lane on Fern St overpass between Keith extension and Mt Seymour Parkway
#** safety improvements for cyclists on the Sea to Sky Highway as per report
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#** safety improvements for cyclists on the Sea to Sky Highway as per cycling hazards report by SFU
 
#** Taylor Way bike lanes
 
#** Taylor Way bike lanes
#** Widen sidewalks on the Upper Levels Highway bridge over the Capilano River
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#** widen sidewalks on the Upper Levels Highway bridge over the Capilano River
#* Other projects considered important but of a lesser priority are as follows:
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#** Exit 0 in Horseshoe Bay for West Vancouver Spirit Trail
 
#** Exit 0 in Horseshoe Bay for West Vancouver Spirit Trail
 
#** West Vancouver Highway 1 Capilano River to 3rd Street, changes on north side shoulder to accommodate West Vancouver bike route
 
#** West Vancouver Highway 1 Capilano River to 3rd Street, changes on north side shoulder to accommodate West Vancouver bike route
 
#** construct a multi-purpose switch-back path from Keith Road to the south sidewalk on the Upper Levels Highway bridge over the Capilano River
 
#** construct a multi-purpose switch-back path from Keith Road to the south sidewalk on the Upper Levels Highway bridge over the Capilano River
 
#** improve bike route and wayfinding signage  
 
#** improve bike route and wayfinding signage  
#** redesign cyclist use of the seabus with designated section
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#** improve eastbound off-ramp to Westview Drive
#** eastbound off-ramp to Westview Drive
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#** cyclist/pedestrian overpasses over Hwy 1  north of Mountain Highway at 14th St and at Casano-Loutet - municipal responsibility?
#** cycling pedestrian overpasses over Hwy 1  north of Mountain Highway at 14th St and at Casano - Loutet further south
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# Lower Mountain Highway update (Devan)
# Lower Mountain Highway (Devan)
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#* west curb at Seylynn development is temporary  
#* west side is temporary  
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#* widening on east side will be done piece by piece with redevelopment
#* widening on east side will be done piece by piece
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#* bike route planned down Orwell
 
#* bike route planned down Orwell
#* will be an opportunity for public input and there will be a vote on a piece by piece basis
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#* there will be a council vote on a piece by piece basis and opportunity for public input
# DNV OCP monitoring indicators for transportation targets  
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# DNV OCP monitoring indicators for transportation targets (Antje)
#* need a breakdown specifically for for cycling
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#* need a breakdown specifically for cycling
 
#* some factors to consider in measuring how the goals are met are as follows:
 
#* some factors to consider in measuring how the goals are met are as follows:
 
#** mode share;  
 
#** mode share;  
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#** transportation spending;
 
#** transportation spending;
 
#** how many gaps have been closed
 
#** how many gaps have been closed
#**% of bike network completed separated, signed bike lanes and sharrow lanes
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#** % of bike network completed separated, signed bike lanes and sharrow lanes
#**safe route to schools including connections to bike routes
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#** safe route to schools including connections to bike routes
 
#* counters are needed – none in DNV
 
#* counters are needed – none in DNV
#* these indicators would be good for all municipalities  
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#* these indicators would be good for all municipalities
 
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#* Antje will send indicator suggestions to DNV
 
# New Mountain Highway interchange (Devan)
 
# New Mountain Highway interchange (Devan)
 
#* showed map of interchange with proposed bike routes in green
 
#* showed map of interchange with proposed bike routes in green
#* met with MLA Thornthwaite who was briefed on the proposed cycling connections
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#* Devan and Antje met with MLA Thornthwaite who was briefed on the proposed cycling connections
#* Cyndi Gerlach, school trustee, and new councillor, Matthew Bond, were there
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#* Thornthwaite invited DNV mayor, councillors and school trustees to meeting; councillor Mathew Bond and school trustee Cyndi Gerlach attended
#* we asked to be involved in the planning and to be given the opportunity to sign off on the plans
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#* Antje will follow-up with MoTI/DNV
#* we would like to see the involvement of MoT staff but plans not yet sent to DNV - we need to get DNV to arrange this
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#* Antje will follow-up with Bond
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# 3rd St Highway 1 access in West Van
 
# 3rd St Highway 1 access in West Van
 
#* Joel got an email from Ray Fung saying that DWV had a meeting with residents and decided not to proceed
 
#* Joel got an email from Ray Fung saying that DWV had a meeting with residents and decided not to proceed
 
#* Peter will follow up with John Calimente
 
#* Peter will follow up with John Calimente
 
# Chesterfield Avenue update (Heather)
 
# Chesterfield Avenue update (Heather)
#* a letter has been sent about the traffic circle at Keith Road intersection
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#* a letter has been sent about bike lane design at the traffic circle at Keith Road intersection
 
#* the City will bring a plan to us in the new year
 
#* the City will bring a plan to us in the new year
 
# Stanley Park Causeway
 
# Stanley Park Causeway
 
#* compromise plan well received
 
#* compromise plan well received
#* this planning process should be used as a model for future infrastructure plans  
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#* this planning process should be used as a model for future infrastructure plans
 
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# DNV OCP monitoring indicators for transportation targets (all - 15min)
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Latest revision as of 23:36, 5 January 2015

  1. Attendance: Peter, Fiona, Don M., Antje, Nelson, Heather, Devan, Don P.
  2. Announcements:
    • Antje on DNV transportation consultation committee for 2015-16; Nelson already on committee
    • Bike Day in Canada 25 May (Fiona)
  3. HUB-Ministry of Transportation & Infrastructure meeting update (Antje)
    • A 1 Dec meeting at MoTI office in Coquitlam recommended improved consultation with HUB and want a priority list from each local committee
  4. North Shore priority improvement list for Ministry
    • priority criteria were discussed, decided to use safety concerns and cyclist usage (current and potential)
    • Antje to send following list to yahoo group to ask for more input
      • Ironworkers Memorial Bridge access improvements, north side such as the following:
        • Widen & fence about 10m of Main on-ramp sidewalk east of crosswalk to new path to Barrow St
        • Widen & fence Main on-ramp sidewalk to bridge
        • Barrow St extension path underneath bridge to Dollarton Hwy
      • improve eastbound approach to the Lions Gate Bridge from Marine Drive at Taylor Way, including fencing of the southbound sidewalk approach to Lions Gate Bridge, to prevent cyclists from falling into traffic
      • redesign Lillooet Rd/Mt Seymour Parkway intersection to include bike path crossings and shorten cyclist/pedestrian crossing times
      • bike lane on Fern St overpass between Keith extension and Mt Seymour Parkway
      • safety improvements for cyclists on the Sea to Sky Highway as per cycling hazards report by SFU
      • Taylor Way bike lanes
      • widen sidewalks on the Upper Levels Highway bridge over the Capilano River
      • Exit 0 in Horseshoe Bay for West Vancouver Spirit Trail
      • West Vancouver Highway 1 Capilano River to 3rd Street, changes on north side shoulder to accommodate West Vancouver bike route
      • construct a multi-purpose switch-back path from Keith Road to the south sidewalk on the Upper Levels Highway bridge over the Capilano River
      • improve bike route and wayfinding signage
      • improve eastbound off-ramp to Westview Drive
      • cyclist/pedestrian overpasses over Hwy 1 north of Mountain Highway at 14th St and at Casano-Loutet - municipal responsibility?
  5. Lower Mountain Highway update (Devan)
    • west curb at Seylynn development is temporary
    • widening on east side will be done piece by piece with redevelopment
    • bike route planned down Orwell
    • there will be a council vote on a piece by piece basis and opportunity for public input
  6. DNV OCP monitoring indicators for transportation targets (Antje)
    • need a breakdown specifically for cycling
    • some factors to consider in measuring how the goals are met are as follows:
      • mode share;
      • km of bike lanes and greenways;
      • transportation spending;
      • how many gaps have been closed
      •  % of bike network completed separated, signed bike lanes and sharrow lanes
      • safe route to schools including connections to bike routes
    • counters are needed – none in DNV
    • these indicators would be good for all municipalities
    • Antje will send indicator suggestions to DNV
  7. New Mountain Highway interchange (Devan)
    • showed map of interchange with proposed bike routes in green
    • Devan and Antje met with MLA Thornthwaite who was briefed on the proposed cycling connections
    • Thornthwaite invited DNV mayor, councillors and school trustees to meeting; councillor Mathew Bond and school trustee Cyndi Gerlach attended
    • Antje will follow-up with MoTI/DNV
  8. 3rd St Highway 1 access in West Van
    • Joel got an email from Ray Fung saying that DWV had a meeting with residents and decided not to proceed
    • Peter will follow up with John Calimente
  9. Chesterfield Avenue update (Heather)
    • a letter has been sent about bike lane design at the traffic circle at Keith Road intersection
    • the City will bring a plan to us in the new year
  10. Stanley Park Causeway
    • compromise plan well received
    • this planning process should be used as a model for future infrastructure plans
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