Meeting Summary: November 13, 2014

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  1. Attendance and introductions
    • Fiona, Ben, Don, Antje, Sibylle, Nelson, Heather, Devan, Dianne
  2. Vote to Bike
    • 2 questions sent out to all municipal candidates in Metro Vancouver
    • DNV highest response rate, CNV third, DWV about 50% responded
    • Discussed responses
  3. Jones Ave next steps (Heather)
    • Wait for approval of joint meeting to better define AAA
    • Discussed whether other jurisdictions and standards can help with defining AAA
  4. West Vancouver Hwy 1 north side assessment ride (Capilano River to Taylor Way) (Antje, Ben)
    • Darlene, Ben and Antje rode the route both ways and noted needed improvements
    • Antje to finalize letter and send to West Van and Ministry
  5. Video to highlight regional bike network gaps (Antje)
    • Need volunteers for #ungapthemap video at Main/2nd Narrows and Marine Drive/Lions Gate bridge
    • Peter, Antje, Will, Nelson volunteered
    • Antje to send out email to list when we have a date
  6. Ironworkers Memorial Bridge sidewalk widening update
    • Signs updated to January 15, 2015 east sidewalk completion, but Ministry has not confirmed new completion date
  7. Ministry of Transportation planning (Antje)
    • HUB HQ is meeting with Ministry staff in early Dec to discuss better cooperation/input oppts
    • New Mountain Highway interchange and other interchange work coming up for north of Ironworkers, many opportunities for bike route improvements
    • Need Mountain Highway interchange team: Devan and Antje
  8. Keith bridge and area update
    • No update - Brian sent email to project manager a while ago asking about bike lanes plans outside bridge
  9. Bike to Work Week recap (Dianne, all)
    • Station at Different Bikes on Main St
    • Good support from Different Bikes, Montroyal Bagels, Starbucks
    • Discussed location as not that many people stopped by, but weather was very rainy
    • Antje counted cyclists at nearby Ironworkers on ramp, about 50 per hour in heavy rain, most men
  10. HUB's Adopt-a-Street/Trail update (Dianne)
    • Spirit Trail adoption going well, Dianne has volunteers to January 2015
    • Looking for volunteers for Feb, March
    • District put up HUB Adopt sign on East Keith Road at Brooksbank
  11. North Shore emergency exercise & volunteers (Fiona)
    • NSEMO considers including bikes in emergency response, but no definite plans
    • Looking for volunteers for either NSEMO or RCMP program
    • Fiona will follow up with people who are interested
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