2022-06-02 Agenda

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HUB North Shore Committee regular meetings are held on the first Thursday of every month at 6:30pm - 8:30pm. Everybody is welcome.

In-person at the North Vancouver City Library (14th/Lonsdale) in the Don Preston Boardroom (2nd floor).

Or Online, Zoom conference call: https://us06web.zoom.us/j/81789523337?pwd=ZitLVHVoRmpQVFh3YjdpWi8wNVNTQT09 NOTE: this is a new zoom link

By phone: call 778-907-2071, Meeting ID: 81789523337, Passcode: 354518
One tap mobile: +17789072071,,81789523337#,,,,*354518#


  • Agenda additions
  • Introductions
  • set up meeting with MLAs - Don

Public Input/Consultations

  • Public input is critical when Council and Staff make trade-offs and decisions. Please make sure your voice is heard!!
  • Stanley Park Mobility Survey
    • Survey is open until June 1st (~? mins, ? pages with mostly multiple choice)
      • Stanley Park, especially the causeway provides a key connection between North Shore and the rest of Vancouver
    • Some things you may want to comment on:
      • TBD

  • Upper Lynn Valley Road, Phase 2
    • Lynn Valley Road from Peters Rd to Dempsey (End-of-line Cafe)
    • Survey is open until June 6th (~10 mins, 4 pages with mostly multiple choice)
      • Open House: Thursday, May 26, 3:30pm - 7:30pm, Karen Magnussen Community Recreation Centre, Eagle Room
    • Some things you may want to comment on:
      • To achieve the District's goals of increase use of Active transportation in this corridor, the route must provide a safe and desirable option for people to get to their destination (shop, school, work, recreation)
      • Prioritize safety and options for active transportation over storage of private vehicles

  • The Shipyards Strategy
    • Survey is now open until August 31st 4pm (it’s quick ~ 5 minutes. 1 open ended, rest are multiple choice/checkboxes).
    • ‘What could we do better?’. A few cycling related responses:
      • More bike parking
      • Better/clearer bike routes (wayfinding signage with destinations, pavement markings)
      • Separation of walking & cycling
      • Slower car speeds in the surrounding areas
      • Bike valet at events

Goals & Objectives

  • 2022
    • Implementation of 3 top priority Bikeways
    • Establish communications with community stakeholders re Bikeways.
    • Recruit more committee members
  • Poster/Display for Bike Stores, Libraries, ...
    • To connect with "Interested but concerned" cyclists
    • Poster to catch attention and give overview (~8.5x11)
    • with tray for Cycle Maps and new "Join HUB North Shore" business cards.


  • Outdoor Safety and Emergency Preparedness - May 7th, 11-2pm, Argyle
    • Don, Duncan and Anthony talked to lots of people and ran out of maps
  • Go By Bike Week - May 30 - June 3, 2022
    • Wed, May 31 8-10am, W 1st and Welch (DNV)
      • Dana, Peter
    • Wed, June 1 8-10am, Lions Gate Hospital in North Van (Coastal Health?)
      • Paul J, Don
    • Wed, June 1 12-2pm, Shipyards District in North Van (CNV)
      • Don, Erika, Anthony
    • Wed, June 1 4-6pm, 13th and Argyle in West Van (DWV)
      • Paul S, Mike

City of North Vancouver - Nadia

CNV Key Contacts & Staff Meetings

  • HUB’s primary contact: Brandon Green
  • Next meeting with staff: TBD (likely late summer)

Upper Levels Greenway

Summary of current/upcoming CNV projects - this year & beyond

  • Esplanade Complete Street (construction underway, estimated completion: Summer 2022)
  • Upper Levels Greenway (final design/route selection expected: Fall 2022)
  • Mobility Strategy (implementation of some strategies to commence this year, e.g. zoning bylaw updates re new developments and bike storage)
  • Carson Graham School - AT improvements (some sidewalk gaps to be addressed this year, most changes part of next year's budget)
  • Kings Mill (detailed park design underway, construction to begin: Spring 2023)
  • Cotton/Main St bridge (preliminary designs underway, construction is dependent on funding)
  • Casano-Loutet Overpass (construction anticipated in 2023)
  • Forbes & 3rd (long term, 2+ years away)

E-Bike Share

  • Lime is working to add helmets to all bikes in the fleet. This will continue to occur as they receive parts/helmets to retrofit the fleet. Expect to see the percentage of bikes with helmets increase over the summer.
  • Working on getting ridership data publicly available

ITC - Dana & Jonathan

  • May meeting postponed to end of month (no updates)

District of North Vancouver - Fred/Don

  • Meeting with Staff - today, June 2.
    • Upper Lynn Valley Rd
      • Council approved building Mtn. Hwy to Peters Road (Phase 1) this summer
      • Public consultations for Peters to Dempsey (Phase 2)
    • Main St Cycling Link
      • discussed 2 options A=straight $$$, 5+years, b=weaves around, pinch points=$, next couple years
      • 3 Options for crossing main from Barrows
    • Arborlynn connector
      • West side in 2022
        • Design done, Waiting for Metro Van approval to start construction
      • East side
        • Consultant working on detailed design fall 2022? build 2023?
    • Marine Drive - Bridge to Tatlow
      • Consultant to be hired detailed design this fall
    • Kirkstone-Rufus-Brooksbank-SalopTrail
      • Issues with design of crossing at Kirstone Rd
  • Other 2022 Construction plans:
    • Hunter Street Bridge
      • construction started, complete by Nov/Dec
  • Safe Streets (was slow streets) - Council workshop on May 16th
    • most cashes with serious injuries at collector/arterial intersections. 21 top sites.
    • Propose to focus will on 5 high crash areas that do not currently have improvements underway or planned.
  • Repaving Riverside Drive - asked for design and if bikelanes included.

District of West Vancouver - Paul/Peter/Mike

Go by Bike week Celebration stations

Park Royal Mico Units

Cypress Village

Making a case for Cycling Highways in Metro Vancouver

Rotary Ride for Rescue on 11 June

Welch Street Bridge

  • Closed to automobiles till August but MUP remains open
  • Better share-the-path signage is needed to encourage cyclists to ride on the MUP rather than the automobile traffic lanes.

Communications & Outreach - Antje/Paul/Heather

  • let us know if there is something we should communicate about - blocked bike lanes, new infrastructure, etc.
  • Twitter
    • Account now run by Antje and Rueben
    • Rueben is documenting Esplanade construction and has created a list of other locations for regular posting of infrastructure on Twitter

Schools - Paul Janzen

  • no updates from last month; however, it’s worth repeating the last item from May:
    • Does anyone have a connection with one or more of the following schools - Eastview, Capilano, Ross road, Carisbrooke and .or Westview elementary? We have $ for their program.


  • Ask them about slow streets?