Meeting Summary: February 13, 2014

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#** North Shore Safe Routes Advocates - they are interested in Edgemont village
 
#** North Shore Safe Routes Advocates - they are interested in Edgemont village
 
#* Lower Capilano Village design guidelines - Open House 13 Feb from 5:30pm at Grouse Inn,1633 Capilano Road
 
#* Lower Capilano Village design guidelines - Open House 13 Feb from 5:30pm at Grouse Inn,1633 Capilano Road
#** Peter attended for about 20 minutes to find out that the transportation board was not displayed at the open house but would be available on the web site ()
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#** Peter attended for about 20 minutes to find out that the transportation board was not displayed at the open house but would be available on the web site (http://identity.dnv.org/upload/pcdocsdocuments/25cnk01_.pdf)
#** based on one of the boards displayed at the open house and other conceptual drawings on the we site (http://identity.dnv.org/upload/pcdocsdocuments/25bft01_.pdf), he note the following:
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#** based on one of the boards displayed at the open house and other conceptual drawings on the web site (http://identity.dnv.org/upload/pcdocsdocuments/25bft01_.pdf) and the transportation diagram on the website, he noted the following:
 
#***painted bike lanes on Capilano Road and on Marine Drive (but needs West Van to continue it Lions Gate Bridge cloverleaf)
 
#***painted bike lanes on Capilano Road and on Marine Drive (but needs West Van to continue it Lions Gate Bridge cloverleaf)
#***separated bike lanes on McQuire Avenue and Crossroads
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#***separated bike lanes on McQuire Avenue and connecting across Capilano Road to continue east-west on Crossroads
# HUB delegation to DNV council  
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# HUB delegation to DNV council  
* We should give a presentation on AAA facilities to the Districts like the one heather did to the city
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#* We should give a presentation on AAA facilities to the Districts like the one Heather presented to the city
# Volunteers needed (10min)
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# Main Street bike route east of Mountain Highway to Dollarton Highway
## Main Street bike route east of Mountain Highway to Dollarton Highway
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#* New Phibbs Exchange is being planned with possibly bus bays along Main Street, Highway 1 interchanges redesign may affect area
##* New Phibbs Exchange is being planned with possibly bus bays along Main Street, Highway 1 interchanges redesign may affect area
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#* We might interest Will in following up on these proposed changes
* Will might be interested in following up on these proposed change
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# Print and post HUB poster to advertise meetings
## Print and post HUB poster to advertise meetings
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#* need to get the post file printed
* need to get the post file printed
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## Upload files (past HUB letters and presentations) to wiki
 
## Upload files (past HUB letters and presentations) to wiki
 
# Hub Recognition (Dianne)
 
# Hub Recognition (Dianne)
* well attended with recognition to bike friendly businesses
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#* Dianne said that it was well attended with recognition given to bike friendly businesses
# Ambleside 1300 block bike routes (Peter, 10min)
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# Ambleside 1300 block bike routes
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#* no separated bike lanes on Bellevue, 13th and 14th Streets as we had suggested, only 4.3 m wide sharrow lanes on Bellevue
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#* Peter will respond to Raymond Fung with our concerns

Revision as of 01:29, 15 February 2014

  1. Attendance: Antje, Peter, Dianne, Dennis, Will, Trent, Sibylle
  2. Announcements
    • Low Level Road detour: complete detour signage should be set up soon
    • North Van City cycling projects update: Heather sent a list of current and upcoming projects to email list
    • Stanley Park Causeway: HUB feedback letter sent to MoT on preliminary design -Parks Board was consulted first - MoT will survey the Causeway
    • Lonsdale Quay SeaBus bike parking: HUB letter sent to TransLink requesting more sheltered and secure bike parking - Antje got a response saying TranLink have no money but the city will put up more bike racks
    • Bike lights event at 1st St/Mackay on February 11, by TravelSmart/HUB and North Van City: a rainy day so not much interest
    • Ironworkers Memorial bridge construction/west sidewalk meeting with construction supervisor: east side closed - light for cyclists at north exit now works - need to widen on ramp sidewalk sign to indicate two-way bike traffic and wayfinding signage would also be helpful
  3. DNV town & village centre planning
    • Jay Porter the project engineer should be contacted about our concerns
    • Lower Lynn Town streetscape design guidelines
      • plan is to put painted bike lanes (1.8m wide) on each side of the road beside parallel parked cars - need 40 cm for sufficient space from car doors
      • Antje will write another letter to mayor and councillors about are suggestions
      • also the same design proposed on Crown Street
      • street design has been published for Lower Lynn
      • Lower Lynn Town Centre Built Form and Design Guidelines, p. 69 onwards for street cross sections
    • Edgemont Village plan and design guidelines
      • Nothing on cycling before we responded, now there are 2 pages on cycling
      • Dianne went to the workshop and promoted for a healthy community and thought that this was a better approach than lobbying for cycling facilities
      • she asked for no 2-car parking in multi-dwellings
      • against angle parking in front of coffee shop
      • no talk of a bike lane
      • we should ask for more underground parking and reduce speed limit
      • they want bike parking on Woodbine
      • buildings are cheaper if they are built without parking spaces
      • Antje talked about the idea of shared space instead of sidewalks
      • Antje thinks that we should write another letter - remove angle parking
      • Dianne thinks that we should promote the healthy community idea and slow down traffic
      • as individuals, we should fill out the survey which is online.
      • North Shore Safe Routes Advocates - they are interested in Edgemont village
    • Lower Capilano Village design guidelines - Open House 13 Feb from 5:30pm at Grouse Inn,1633 Capilano Road
      • Peter attended for about 20 minutes to find out that the transportation board was not displayed at the open house but would be available on the web site (http://identity.dnv.org/upload/pcdocsdocuments/25cnk01_.pdf)
      • based on one of the boards displayed at the open house and other conceptual drawings on the web site (http://identity.dnv.org/upload/pcdocsdocuments/25bft01_.pdf) and the transportation diagram on the website, he noted the following:
        • painted bike lanes on Capilano Road and on Marine Drive (but needs West Van to continue it Lions Gate Bridge cloverleaf)
        • separated bike lanes on McQuire Avenue and connecting across Capilano Road to continue east-west on Crossroads
  4. HUB delegation to DNV council
    • We should give a presentation on AAA facilities to the Districts like the one Heather presented to the city
  5. Main Street bike route east of Mountain Highway to Dollarton Highway
    • New Phibbs Exchange is being planned with possibly bus bays along Main Street, Highway 1 interchanges redesign may affect area
    • We might interest Will in following up on these proposed changes
  6. Print and post HUB poster to advertise meetings
    • need to get the post file printed
    1. Upload files (past HUB letters and presentations) to wiki
  7. Hub Recognition (Dianne)
    • Dianne said that it was well attended with recognition given to bike friendly businesses
  8. Ambleside 1300 block bike routes
    • no separated bike lanes on Bellevue, 13th and 14th Streets as we had suggested, only 4.3 m wide sharrow lanes on Bellevue
    • Peter will respond to Raymond Fung with our concerns
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