Latest Posts From Ridge Meadows
While this announcement is over one month old, it is worth repeating on this blog.Vancouver Mayor, Gregor Robertson (left foreground), and European Cyclists’ Federation president Manfred Neun (right) officially announce that Vancouver, BC, will host Velo-city Global in June 2012.
The weekly newsletter of the District of Maple Ridge highlighted a few items that would be of interest to local cyclists:The Zoning Bylaw Review – Is consideration being made to alternate modes of transport in the creation of new developments? End of trip facilities?Town Centre Investment Incentives – A vibrant, energized, multi-functional downtown is important […]
The Maple Ridge/Pitt Meadows Bike Advisory Committee will have openings for 3 new members at large – two from Pitt Meadows and one from Maple Ridge. The positions are for two years duration beginning Jan. 1/2011. The committee meets monthly with the exception of July and August. Direct inquiries or applications to Tracy Camire, Committee Clerk […]
Several of our committee members went to an Ideas Forum on Oct. 28 on the Experience the Fraser project, which is a plan of Metro Vancouver and the Fraser Valley Regional District for a trails system along both sides of the Fraser River all the way from Richmond to Hope, connecting numerous cultural, heritage, First […]
Since 2006, the Tri-Cities VACC has advocated to extend the Central Valley Greenway through Coquitlam and connecting to the Port Mann Bridge.As part of Gateway, numerous construction roads have been built to facilitate construction in this area. This presents a rare opportunity to transition construction roads into a bike route(s). The City of Coquitlam have […]
Cities are becoming increasingly important fronts in the fight against climate change. Drawing on renewable energy sources, creative forms of public transport, and futuristic eco-friendly gizmos like solar-powered trash compactors, these 10 towns are leading the way.
Laura Benson, Manager of Sustainability and Corporate Planning, spoke to her report [PDF, 2.47MB] that asked Council to endorse the recommended program of incentives designed to accelerate private sector investment in the downtown. The program, as recommended, comprises 10 different incentives including priority processing of applications, tax exemptions, fee reductions, and reduced parking standards. New residential construction, new commercial construction, […]
By KELLY SINOSKI, VANCOUVER SUN NOVEMBER 5, 2010 Richmond will unveil a new cycling route today that makes it easier for cyclists and pedestrians to connect with the new Canada Line bridge. The $265,000 route stretches from the bridge along Van Horne Way to the Bridgeport Trail. About $135,000 of the money came from the provincial government […]
Andrew Wood, Municipal Engineer, spoke briefly to his report [PDF, 226KB] advising Council that the update of the transportation plan had commenced. The current plan was developed in advance of the Golden Ears and Pitt River bridges opening and it is now appropriate to review the plan to see if the assumptions made about the transportation impacts of […]