Meeting Summary: Feb 8, 2018

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District of North Vancouver

2018 DNV repaving list/ budget spending

    • Tony wrote an informal request but has not received a response.
  • Maplewood Plan - HUB by Invitation Only Attendance (Darwin Properties and the Tsleil-Waututh Nation)
    • We received an invitation to a meeting to better understand the Active Transportation values related to the North Shore Innovation District site (ie. Maplewood Northlands).
    • A date for the meeting in March in the old international school has not yet been set.
  • Engaging with First Nations
    • It was suggested that we get a First Nation contact and invite that person to come to one of our meetings.
    • Tony got a contact from Chief Ian Campbell but no follow-up.
    • Tammy knows of a mountain biker that perhaps could help us in making a contact.

District of West Vancouver

City of North Vancouver

  • Jan 26 meeting with Tony and Michael Epp (Director of Planning)
    • New org structure which now includes Land Use and Transportation with planning and operations being separate.
    • It was pointed out that the bike lane in the 300 block of Esplanade west is too narrow.
    • We emphasized that construction signs should not be placed in bike lanes – the city is preparing document which we haven't seen yet.(suggest to HUB HQ the idea of provincial guidelines).
    • We should consider getting a HUB-NS rep on the Integrated Transportation Planning Committee
    • The possibility a bike share on the North Shore was mentioned.
    • Jan 15th Council Meeting supported a bylaw amendment for elephant's feet in crosswalks - see our letter: [1].
    • 13th east of Lonsdale will be done when south side of 13th redevelopment is complete.
  • Construction Guidelines for Bike Lane Closures - to assist in ensuring bike safety when bike lanes are closed due to construction - we anticipate them being completed in fall - need to follow up.
  • New gap: two blocks of 16th Street West, in North Vancouver, between Marine Drive and Fell Ave.
  • Green Necklace Jones to Chesterfield is complete with a flashing crosswalk at 21st.

Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure

Other Letters or Actions Required

  • Spirit Trail baffles at Pemberton and Welch – need a video of a family with a bike trailer.
  • 2012 Bike Masterplan Updates: 3rd Street / 2nd Street / Mahon -> Planned for 2018