Jackie Chow's Blog (8)

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 bikes to donate, please contact Jackie at jchow23708@yahoo.ca or…

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Added by Jackie Chow 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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Added by Jackie Chow on December 5, 2014 at 2:47pm — No Comments

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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Added by Jackie Chow on November 3, 2014 at 5:00pm — No Comments

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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Added by Jackie Chow on January 30, 2014 at 2:13pm — 2 Comments

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. E-mail me at jchow23708@yahoo.ca, or pass on this message if you know…

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Added by Jackie Chow on January 30, 2014 at 1:48pm — No Comments

Maple Ridge Transportation Plan Update

For those of you who didn't have a chance to attend the public input session of the Maple Ridge Transportation Plan Update last week, May 22, the display boards can now be viewed on-line.

For more information, please visit our local HUB blog …

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Added by Jackie Chow on May 27, 2013 at 9:30pm — No Comments

The cost of sprawl - 1 acre lots outside urban boundary in Maple Ridge

I was very brave yesterday and spoke at a public meeting (reading from a piece of paper, that is...) about a development application of 91 one-acre lots 5 kms outside the urban boundary in Maple Ridge, serviced by city water. We can't afford to subsidize these kinds of developments, and it's also not exactly an exemplary model for a sustainable community. Read my blog post here

This…

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Added by Jackie Chow on May 22, 2013 at 3:21pm — 1 Comment

Vancouver Area Cycling Coalition is now 'HUB: Your Cycling Connection'

It's the Year of the Bike in Metro Vancouver, and the VACC celebrated yesterday in Vancouver with the Year of the Bike Party and the unveiling of its new name and logo. We're now called 'HUB: Your Cycling Connection'. It's HUB's mission to make cycling an attractive choice for everyone.

This is our new logo:…

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Added by Jackie Chow on April 29, 2012 at 9:50pm — No Comments

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