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B-Line Community Consultation Opportunities February 5-28, 2019

Updated: Feb 5, 2019




Hello everyone,

I hope that your 2019 is off to a great start!

I wanted to bring an important matter to your attention.

The proposed B-Line Service from West Vancouver to Lonsdale Quay and Phibbs Exchange (North Vancouver) is an important transportation initiative, and Council would like to hear from as many people as possible over the next month.


A B-Line is faster and more frequent than regular bus routes and will move more people per day than current service. In order to ensure B-Line service can operate effectively, the proposal recommends two shared bus lanes on Marine Drive, the construction of new left-turn bays, and other measures that will help cars and buses move more efficiently.

Council has been hearing the concerns of West Vancouver residents who want better transit service, and the concerns of small businesses and local residents concerned about the potential impact of the proposed B-Line service.


The District of West Vancouver is currently engaging the community to get input from all stakeholders (residents, businesses, commuters) on the following topics: shared bus lane, hours of operation, changes to on-street parking, and western terminus location.  If you are unable to attend one of the consultation meetings below, please review the on-line information and complete the feedback form here or email us at mayorandcouncil@westvancouver.ca by February 28, 2019. 

UPCOMING MEETINGS HOSTED BY WEST VANCOUVER DISTRICT: 

Small Group Stakeholder Meetings: Attend a stakeholder meeting to learn more about the proposal, have your questions answered and provide input. Seats are limited so please register by emailing bline@westvancouver.ca

Due to limited seating, each person may only register for one stakeholder meeting. Should your first choice of session be filled please ask to be put on a waitlist or register for an alternate session, as all stakeholder sessions will provide the same information.


Tuesday, February 5 from 8–10 a.m. West Vancouver Community Centre, Cedar Room (third floor) 2121 Marine Drive, West Vancouver Stakeholder group: Businesses

Wednesday, February 6 from 10 a.m.–12 p.m. West Vancouver Memorial Library, Welsh Hall 1950 Marine Drive, West Vancouver Stakeholder group: Seniors

Wednesday, February 6 from 2–4 p.m. Seniors’ Activity Centre, Marine Room 695 21st Street, West Vancouver Stakeholder group: Residents

Tuesday, February 12 from 6–8 p.m. Gleneagles Clubhouse, Eagle’s Nest 6190 Marine Drive, West Vancouver Stakeholder group: Western residents and businesses Wednesday, February 13 from 10 a.m.–12 p.m. Municipal Hall, Raven Room (main floor of the new building) 750 17th Street, West Vancouver Stakeholder group: Irwin Park School parents

Tuesday, February 19 from 4–6 p.m. Municipal Hall, Raven Room (main floor of the new building) 750 17th Street, West Vancouver Stakeholder group: West Van School District & Teachers

Wednesday, February 20 from 4–6 p.m. Seniors’ Activity Centre, Learning Studio 695 21st Street, West Vancouver Stakeholder group: Seniors

Large Community Meeting Attend the Community Meeting to learn more about the proposed B-Line and for an opportunity to ask questions.

Thursday, February 21 West Vancouver Community Centre, Large Gym 2121 Marine Drive, West Vancouver Open House 6–7:30 p.m. Question & Answer period 7:30–9 p.m.

I very much appreciate your interest and participation!

Warm regards,

Mary-Ann Booth

Mayor | District of West Vancouver

t: 604-925-7001 | westvancouver.ca


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