Meeting Summary: February 13, 2014

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  1. Attendance: Antje, Peter, Heather, Fiona, Dianne, Dennis, Will, Trent Ian, Sibylle, Erika, Karine, Don (Norwest Cycle Club), Tom (North Shore Safety Council)
  2. Review of agenda, additional agenda items
  3. Announcements
    • Low Level Road detour: complete detour signage should be set up soon (Heather)
    • North Van City cycling projects update: Heather sent list of current and upcoming projects to email list
    • Stanley Park Causeway: HUB feedback letter sent to MoTI on preliminary design (Antje)
  • 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)
  • 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 (Heather Harvey/HUB office)
  • a rainy day so not much interest
    • Ironworkers Memorial bridge construction/west sidewalk meeting with construction supervisor (Antje)
  • east side closed - light 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
  1. DNV town & village centre planning
  • contace Jay Porter the project engineer about our concerns
    • Lower Lynn Town streetscape design guidelines (Antje, 5-10min)
  • street design has been published for Lower Lyn
  • 2 pages on cycling
  • Dianne went to the workshop and promoted for a healthy community
  • she asked for no 2-car parking in multi-dwellings
  • against angle parking in front of coffee shop
  • no talk of a bike lane
  • ask for more underground parking and reduce speed limit
  • they want bike parking on Woodbine
    • Lower Capilano Village design guidelines - Open House 13 Feb from 5:30pm at Grouse Inn,1633 Capilano Road (5min)
  1. HUB delegation to DNV council (Antje, 1min)
  2. Volunteers needed (10min)
    1. 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
    2. Print and post HUB poster to advertise meetings
    3. Upload files (past HUB letters and presentations) to wiki
  3. Hub Recognition (Dianne)
  4. Ambleside 1300 block bike routes (Peter, 10min)
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