2021-01-14 Agenda

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Starting in February 2021 HUB North Shore Committee regular meetings will change to the first Thursday of every month, still at at 6:30pm - 8:30pm. Everybody is welcome. Online conference call at https://join.me/HUBCyclingLC You can also phone in (audio only) at +1.778.654.8779,,859-185-641 #

  • Agenda additions
  • Introductions


  • Change meeting time to 1st of the Month
  • HUB 2020 Infrastructure award submission
    • West 1st/2nd

Goals & Objectives

City of North Vancouver - Erika/Heather

  • Staff Bike Around
    • We had a bike around with 2 members of staff on Dec 17th: Chesterfield, East 4th/3rd, Queensbury, East and West Keith, 2nd/1st St, Mackay MUP, Larson and Jones.
    • Showed the good, the bad and the ugly! Praised them re: 1st St.
  • 1st Street
    • Staff ride-around on Dec 17 included this segment. Paint and stencils are forthcoming (spring).
    • Let us know how this project is working for you
  • East Keith
    • Staff are conducting a safety study on [East Keith from Sutherland down to Brooksbank]https://letstalk.cnv.org/cloverley-neighbourhood-traffic-safety-improvements
    • Sent letter to CNV staff re: pinch point at Heywood and the downhill bike lane. Response: consultant providing a review of delineator installations. They'll get back to us. They're actively installing delineators in the city.
  • Grand Blvd
    • Posts installed at intersections to make the previously north-bound car lane on W Grand a bicycle lane
  • Ridgeway
    • As part of schoolchildren safety measure, 30 km/h zone has been extended, with signs installed.
  • Esplanade Update
    • Community engagement has ended. Detailed design in winter and more engagement winter-spring 2021 Construction to begin in summer/fall 2021
  • City Priority Routes
    • Phase 1
      • 1st Street (almost complete)
      • Casano-Loutet overpass (construction starts in Jan)
      • Jones
    • Phase 2
      • Esplanade (public consultation)
      • Midtown Connector to Casano Loutet bridge - 13th to Boulevard then up to 17th?
      • Upper Levels Greenway East
    • Phase 3
      • St. Davids
      • Chesterfield 13th down
      • Upper Levels Greenway West
  • ITC - Dana & Jonathan

District of North Vancouver - Sibylle/Fred

  • 2021 Plan:
    • Tatlow+W15th
    • Ruffus/Kirkstone and Brooksbank to connect to Casano/Loutet overpass
    • Hunter street bridge in Lynn Creek TC
      • design has started, construction start in summer.
    • Steep MUP from Deep Cove to Parkgate via Indian River neighbourhood
    • Upper LV Road (Phase I) from TC to Peters Road in 2021. Peters to Dempsey planned for 2022 but may be included in Phase I.
    • Upper LVR improvements contingent on obtaining third party infrastructure funding. Assuming funding is successful it means the "DNV will be spending 50% of the transportation budget on active transportation according to Mayor Little."
    • Meeting with Ingrid on January 19 to go over HUB priorities.
    • Meeting with Ingrid January 26 on upper Lynn Valley Rd. uphill protected bike path currently in the design stage.
  • also ask about budget for missing Wayfinding signage
  • Other
    • DNV did not buy bike path sweeper in 2020 due to Covid, but not sure if it is in the 2021 budget request.
    • Started discussion of adding protection to bike lanes on Mountain south of the Hwy Overpass
    • Draft designs for a MUP on east and west side of Mountian Hwy north of the overpass.

District of West Vancouver - Paul/Peter/Mike

MOTI - Antje/Don

  • Lower Lynn - Monthly meeting
    • Mountain Hwy Interchange
      • HUB feedback to action items from active transportation safety audit - most items are good, but the consultant missed a few issues
      • 4m MUP along westbound Mtn Hwy offramp problematic as shown in design - to discuss in our next meeting
  • BC Economic Recovery funding - for MoTI
    • started in Nov, must be spend by March!
    • HUB provided feedback to design team (Parsons) on early design of Lynn Valley Rd underpass and Capilano Rd interchange
    • 3 North Shore Projects:
      • Lynn Valley Rd Underpass - Design only (ready to put out to tender) - currently early draft
        • 2m bikeway next to 2m pedestrian path, less thought underpass
        • Congested section N of underpass due to property line and future crossing of new greenway
        • Requested removal of slip lanes, or making them more orthogonal to improve sightlines & safety.
      • Capilano Road interchange - Design only (ready to put out to tender) - currently early draft
        • 4m MUP from EB Hwy to Cap Road
        • 4m bi-directional bikelane + sidewalk from Cap rd to Keith
        • Improved South intersection crossings & islands (NB)
        • 2m Bikelane next to 2m sidewalk NB on Capilano Rd (1.8+1.8 north of bridge)
        • 2M Bikelane next to existing sidewalk SB on Capilano Rd
      • Lion Gate Bridge improvements - (Not just a design)
        • No details yet
  • Hwy 1 North Shore Corridor Study Lynn Valley to Horseshoe Bay
    • Still waiting for draft report

Communications & Outreach - Heather/Antje/Giacomo/Paul

  • We are working on a communications plan