May 16, 2012, 12:00 pm
The good old SeaBus sailing towards the North Shore.
The final public input phase of the North Shore Area Transit Plan starts Friday, May 18. If you’re unfamiliar with the NSATP, I wrote a post on the first part of Phase 3 in January. In short, the plan is to create a long-term transit vision and identify the service and infrastructure investment needs to meet that vision. This time around, we’re looking for feedback on a set of priorities for the region should funding and/or resources become available. Those funds/resources would come from possible future funds provided for via a base or supplemental plan or through service optimization.
On Friday, May 18, an online questionnaire will be available to fill out. Also on that day, information on the high priority projects will be available on the TransLink website. On Saturday, May 19 until June 9, will be attending community events. At the events, we’ll be looking for your feedback on the high priority projects. Here’s some specifics for what you need to know:
Saturday – May 19, 2012 – 11am – 4pm – Bowen Island – Snug Cove General Store
Wednesday – May 23, 2012 – 11am – 6pm – City of North Vancouver – Civic Plaza Farmers Market
Saturday – May 26, 2012 – 9am – 4:30pm – District of North Vancouver, Lynn Valley Days at Lynn Valley Park
Saturday – June 2, 2012 – 10:30am – 5pm – West Vancouver, Centennial Community Day Celebration at Ambleside Park
Thursday – June 7, 2012 – 11am – 6pm – Lions Bay, General Store
Saturday – June 9, 2012 – 11am – 5pm – City of North Vancouver, SeaBus Terminal
Once this phase of the consultation is over, we’ll be moving into the fourth phase of the plan, monitoring. That means we’ll be watching to see if the priorities chosen still make sense. For now, you have your choice of providing your feedback in person or online. As usual, I’ll be forwarding your comments to the team responsible for the plan. So stop by one of the public events or download the online questionnaire and provide your feedback!