Richmond / YVR

2018 Municipal Election

Advance Voting October 6, 10-13, 2018
General Election Day October 20, 2018
For more election information visit Richmond.ca

Would your local candidates for mayor and council vote in favour of increasing cycling education, investment, and infrastructure that would #UnGapTheMap in your municipality and the region more broadly? And would they make these commitments within the next four-year election cycle?

We asked all the candidates to complete a brief survey about their position on cycling, and the results are in! (Download PDF)






* Candidate responses listed in alphabetical order within each election race, beginning with Mayor.


Ride your bike in Richmond or around YVR/Sea Island? Interested in local cycling action, education or events? Attend your local HUB Cycling committee meeting to see what's happening. All are welcome - no experience required!

Email your local Committee Chair to be added to the mailing list.

Committee Contact

Meeting Information

  • Monthly: 3rd Tuesday, 7-8:30pm (No meetings in July and August)
  • Location:  City Community Centre 5900 Minoru Blvd, 2nd Floor, Richmond, BC V6X 0L9
  • Find out more: Visit the HUB Richmond/ YVR wiki

HUB Committee Calendar

News & Current Events

  • Working with the City of Richmond on updating the Transportation Plan.
  • Working with MoTI on improving the Shell Road Trail.
  • Providing input on Massey Tunnel replacement plan.
  • Regular assessment rides of the city are being done.
  • Support for more secure bike parking

 

Bike Rack Locations in Richmond

 

Successes

  • Multi-use path added on Mccallan Road from River Road to Westminster Hwy (2017)
  • Upgrade of crosswalk at Westminster Highway at Mccallan Road to a pedestrian/ crossbike with bicycle detection (2016)
  • Neighbourhood bike route on Ash Street between Williams Road And Granville Ave (2016)
  • Addition of bike-activated lights at Ash St and Blundell intersection (2016)
  • Multi-use path added on the north side between May Drive and Garden City Road (2016)
  • Installation of a Steam Whistle Brewing Bike Repair Station at O'Hares Gastropub on Steveston Highway at Railway (2015)
  • Postponement of the removal of a bike lane along Granville Ave from City Hall (No. 3 Road) to Minoru (2015)
  • Green surface treatments on bike lanes - Cooney Rd, Granville Ave, Great Canadian Way (north of Bridgeport Road), Minoru Blvd, and Westminster Highway at No. 5 Road (2014-15).
  • Westminster Highway improvements in the vicinity of Gilley Rd and Smith Cr (2014)
  • Parkside Neighbourhood Link - protected multi-use pathway on Granville Ave between Ash St and Garden City Park (2014)
  • No. 6 Road Pathway, a 2-way off-street multi-use pathway, part of the Westminster Highway-Commerce Parkway road widening project (2014)
  • Ride the Road cycling education - HUB provided five-day in-class and playground-based bike courses to a total of 8 grade 4,5,6 & 7 students at two local schools, in cooperation with the Richmond School District and City of Richmond (2014)
  • Learn to Ride cycling education - HUB led a beginners course for recent immigrants residing in Richmond, in cooperation with Immigrant Services Society of BC and City of Richmond (2014)
  • Railway Avenue Greenway enhancements (2014)
  • Separated bike lane on Westminster Highway from Nelson to McMillan Way (2013-14)
  • Railway Avenue Greenway completed (2013)
  • Completed HUB Committee assessment rides of Shell Road, Canada Line Bridge connection, Tillbury Industrial Park, and the South Perimeter Road (2012-13)
  • Crabapple Ridge Bike Route - City of Richmond’s first neighbourhood bike route, a north-south local road route and off-street pathway between Terra Nova and Steveston (2012)
  • Richmond HUB Committee formed (2012)