Jackie Chow
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HUB Family Streetwise Cycling Course at Maple Ridge Leisure Centre

September 23, 2018 from 9:30am to 12:45pm
There's still space available at HUB's Family Streetwise cycling course at the Maple Ridge Leisure Centre on Sunday Sept 23, 9:30 am - 12:45 pm. Suitable for children aged 8-14. Take advantage of this FREE course to help teach your kids some essential street smarts! A great family activity too!See More
Sep 12
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Katzie Slough Bike Tour at Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows

August 25, 2018 from 9:30am to 1pm
In partnership with the Katzie First Nation and community members, Watershed Watch Salmon Society has been working hard to improve water quality & salmon habitat in the Katzie Slough - an important ecological habitat for wild pacific salmon Join Watershed Watch Salmon Society and HUB Cycling on August 25th for a relaxed bike tour of the Katzie Slough, as the Watershed Watch Salmon Society team explains the issues that salmon are facing and how we can work towards sustainable solutions.…See More
Aug 14
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Bike to Work Week at Metro Vancouver

May 28, 2018 at 1am to June 3, 2018 at 11pm
Join thousands across Metro Vancouver this Spring for HUB Cycling's annual Bike to Work Week (May 28 - June 3). Register free today, and log your bike trips online for a chance to win one of five daily bike giveaways and over $10,000 in additional prizes!  During the week you can then visit a …See More
May 18
Jackie Chow is attending Michael Nelson's event
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"Maple Ridge 101" Bike Tour at Maple Ridge

May 20, 2018 from 2pm to 4pm
HUB is hosting a community ride in May to show off some bike routes for getting around Maple Ridge. Not everyone is a seasoned cyclist and/or knowledgeable about our local network of bike paths, lanes, and routes. For newer cyclists, the routes you might take using a motorized vehicle probably aren't appropriate for use with a bike. It can also be intimidating to ride a bike in traffic. This ride is about sharing routes you may not know about to get from your neighbourhood to shopping,…See More
Apr 29
Jackie Chow joined Kimberly Ann Lauzon's group
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The CEED Centre Action Group

Dedicated to community education on environment and development (CEED) as a registered charity and not-for-profit organization. Learn about our projects on our website.Also, consider becoming a member of the CEED Centre!Becoming a member is one of the easiest and most helpful ways you can support the CEED Centre.  Membership provides important funding to CEED Centre projects and builds a list of supporters that gives the CEED Centre more legitimacy when applying for grants and making proposals…See More
Mar 18
Michael Nelson joined Jackie Chow's group
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HUB: Your Cycling Connection

Our Mission is to get more people cycling, more often.See More
Mar 18
Randy Chatterjee left a comment for Jackie Chow
"Replying to your long ago message about my CarFree Day experience in Vancouver.   Yes, I lived in Vancouver for a dozen years and was directly involved in the expansion of the first CarFree Day into the 4-site experience it is today.   I…"
Dec 23, 2017

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Earth Day: HUB's Cycle Recycle



HUB Maple Ridge/Pitt Meadows is getting ready for the fourth year of our Cycle Recycle. We collect donated bikes as well as bikes from the Recycle Depot. We'll clean them up and do some minor repairs before giving them away through a draw at the Earth Day event on April 18. 

If you have any used…

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Posted on March 15, 2015 at 10:18pm — 1 Comment

Development proposals for highrises in downtown Maple Ridge; file # 2013-019-RZ

A development proposal for an 18-storey tower is on the agenda for the upcoming Public Hearing on December 9, 6 pm.

This is for one of 4 towers in the pipeline for the Brown/Edge/Dewdney area, and in another 5 years or so from now a developer is expected to move ahead with 5 more towers between Brown and Dewdney, west of 224th.

These highrises will have a major impact on density in the town core, as well as on our road system, since most people still rely on their cars quite a…

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Posted on December 5, 2014 at 2:47pm

Municipal election 2014 / Vote to Bike

HUB Cycling has just published the responses to the two-question questionnaire sent out to candidates across Metro Vancouver.

The first question was specific to each community:



In the case of Maple Ridge:

"Do you agree that it's absolutely critical that we start to apply the principles of Smart Growth not only in the Town Core, but within the urban boundary, so that we can build a healthier, more sustainable community where people are…

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Posted on November 3, 2014 at 5:00pm

Help wanted for Bike Tune-up Workshop

Our Maple Ridge/Pitt Meadows HUB committee is planning a Spring Bike Tune-up Workshop and is looking for people who feel they have some skills to share. If you know how to fix a flat, adjust/fix brakes, change brake pads, lube and do other minor bike repairs and would like to teach others, we’d love to hear from you! Date still to be determined, but most likely at the Haney Farmers Market on a Saturday this Spring. If you can help, please send me an e-mail at jchow23708@yahoo.ca, or…

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Posted on January 30, 2014 at 2:13pm — 2 Comments

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At 11:41am on November 18, 2010, Oosha Ramsoondar said…
Welcome on board, Jackie. There are lots of interesting groups and initiatives here.
At 8:18pm on November 21, 2010, Oosha Ramsoondar said…
Looks good to me Jackie. You can invite others in you emil contacts to join. Oosha.
At 10:49pm on January 10, 2011, Christopher Moerman said…
Hi Jackie,
Do you know if the city has any plans to connect the Abernathy bike lane at 224th to the Golden Ears Way bike lane?
At 8:33am on January 11, 2011, Christopher Moerman said…
An up and coming roadie. Sure, you can send me update emails. good to hear that is going to happen as that stretch of old Dewdney is so narrow.
At 11:07pm on December 23, 2017, Randy Chatterjee said…

Replying to your long ago message about my CarFree Day experience in Vancouver.  

Yes, I lived in Vancouver for a dozen years and was directly involved in the expansion of the first CarFree Day into the 4-site experience it is today.   I made a film about that "Unleashing", which has been used to teach CFD's unique organizational model for mass public events.  I was also asked to present this film (20 mins) at a World CarFree Cities Conference now nearly a decade ago.

I finally realized Vancouver was anti-green, anti-heritage, anti-middle class, anti-working class, anti-human, and the biggest carbon polluter per capita in Canada.  (Think embodied carbon!)  The city is also dying socially and politically, and is obviously totally unaffordable.  

So I moved to Coquitlam two years ago to see if suburban life with an electric car could possibly be better, greener, more fun, and affordable.  I've known Gerry for years as we both started Transition movements.  GETI was then the closest to me and I went to several meetings. 

Now I've just moved to Courtenay, where housing costs 1/5 of the Lower Mainland, people are nicer, the towns more close to nature and both food and energy resilient, and there is honestly lots of hope.  City Hall here is doing all of the right things and developers do not own Council.  It is just a healthier place.  

That's all.

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