2019-07-11 Agenda

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HUB North Shore Committee holds regular meetings at 6:30pm - 8:30pm on the second Thursday of every month. Everybody is welcome. The meetings are at the North Vancouver City Library (14th/Lonsdale) in the Don Preston Boardroom (2nd floor).

  • Agenda additions
  • Introductions

2019 Objectives


  • RAC meeting - Ryan
  • Draft Whitepaper on economic impacts of installing bike lanes.
  • All Committee Meeting - Thurs July 27, 18:30-20:30, in Surrey - Don & Fred
    • Vancouver no longer organizes B2WW stations, just provides a couple volunteers per station (to gather comments & recruit)
    • Using rides to identify problems on routes and generate submission to municipal staff - also encourages new people to get engaged.
  • Review of HUB State of Cycling maps for the North Shore. - Jay
    • DNV & WV have been submitted.
    • . Classifications: meeting with TransLink's Transportation Planning SubCommittee (TPSC) next Friday, July 12th
  • Letters
    • Brenda re Dollarton/Cap U residences
    • Lyle re unsafe Lynn trail detours
    • Don re broken rails on causeway
      • are these the same as the ones at NE end of 2nd narrows

Events - Fred

  • Canada Day at Waterfront park - July 1, Fred & Don
    • They had have bike valet, but it needed more advertising.
    • Lots of visitors, great day
  • Parkgate Community- early September
  • Bike to Work Week - Fall 2019

City of North Vancouver - Erika/Heather

  • Esplanade - Seabus drop-off and short & long term improvements
  • Meeting with CNV bylaw officer
    • Send a Thank You note?
  • Casano – Loutet Overpass - funding
  • Marine Dr Mosquito Creek Bridge
  • Monthly meetings with staff (but have not heard back)
    • itesm1
  • Meetings with Councillors to present our goals
    • Feedback and recommended next steps
  • 20 in 20 list

District of North Vancouver - Jay/Giacomo/Antje

  • 29th Street protected bike lanes (Tempe Cres to Lynn Valley Rd) - council continue to support plan, need to monitor
  • Next meeting - scheduled with Ingrid end July/first week of August - focus on wayfinding on 15th but also upcoming projects
  • Present to council - delegation form submitted
  • Lower Mountain and E Keith crossing conflicts with left and right turn vehicles - letter detailing concerns submitted - analysis underway by staff but no commitment to change anything'
  • Ross Road bridge replacements - no cycling infrastructure included in project (widened bridges with new sidewalks)
  • Lower Mountain and Oxford - protected cycle path design input
  • Lynn Valley Road - pilot project uphill bike lane from Mountain to Kilmer
  • Status of other pilot projects - can we enhance / extend these?

District of West Vancouver - Paul/Peter S

  • Meeting with Staff - 17 Jun
  • 12 June meeting between Squamish Nation and Park Royal re widened sidewalk on Welch Street Bridge over the Capilano River.
  • Horseshoe Bay Local Area Plan - Phase 1 - Visioning meetings

Communications & Outreach - Heather/Antje/James

  • Channels
    • Yahoo Group -
    • Twitter - Antje sends out local news
    • FaceBook - James has offered to maintain a HUB NS account
    • HUB membership (NS)
  • Communications
    • Upcoming HUB Events & meetings
    • Current cycling news & NS Issues
    • Publicizing opportunities to provide input (Public meetings, online surveys, ...)
    • Request for support of improvements & projects
  • How to expand our reach & effectiveness
    • Other groups - Cycle clubs, NSMBA
    • Local media (NS News & Global Canadian)
    • Any other ideas
    • Presentations to Councils, business groups, schools? ...
  • Recruiting "interested but concerned" people
    • Membership coordinator?
    • Letters/Emails cc'ed to use
    • adopt agap

BC Ferries - Peter S

Translink - Fred/Antje

  • ANYTHING NEW this month?
  • e-Bikes on Buses - Update on HUB HQ discussions with TransLink
  • Bike parking at Exchanges:
    • letter to Translink re Lonsdale Quay -pinged Rex, still no response, how to escalate??
    • Also want space for future at Phibbs (and for bike share)

MOTI - Antje/Giacomo/Jay

  • walk though of Mountain/Brooksbank intersection with Jay Porter and Mike Farnyk (contractor rep)
    • signage and striping incomplete, considering options to allow westbound sidewalk riding on Keith Road
    • upcoming detours will move cyclists to west side of Mountain via two-way fenced path - need to ensure proper signage, adequate width for uphill/downhill travel and connectivity to crosswalk at ArborLynn
    • summer closure of pathway connection under Highway 1 - sidewalk detour signed via Keith / Fern - issues with sidewalk riding and narrow pinch points
  • contacts for MoTI reps:
    • Anna Kosmala, Area Manager (contact for cycling issues or concerns on the North Shore not related to the Lower Lynn Improvements Project.)
    • Amanda Pellam, Sr. Regional Transportation Planning Engineer (contact for future active transportation improvements on the North Shore)