April 11, 2019 WPGRA Meeting on Jericho Lands and UBC transit

Meeting Report

Thanks to all who participated and the approximately 250 people who attended.

Presentation by Elizabeth Murphy and Patrick Condon:

View here: Murphy PPT-Jericho-Broadway Subway Extension April 2019-Condon

West Point Grey Residents’ Association

Community Meeting on the 

Jericho Lands & Subway extension to UBC 

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When: Thursday, April 11, 2019 at 7:00 pm

Where: Jericho Hill Gym (4180 West 4th Ave)

Community organized meeting to inform on the issues

Speakers:

  • Deana Grinnell, Vice President Real Estate, Canada Lands Company
  • Zak Bennet, Planner, City of Vancouver
  • Elizabeth Murphy, presenting on Jericho Lands & UBC Subway
  • UBC Professor Patrick Condon, James Taylor Chair in Landscape and Liveable Environments
  • Larry Benge, Coalition of Vancouver Neighbourhoods

Meeting Topics:

  • The city initiated planning process for Jericho Lands is underway.
  • An update on the results of WPGRA survey on Jericho Lands.
  • An update on a proposed subway extension from Arbutus to UBC.
  • City Motion to define Kits & WPG as a transit corridor planning area goes back to council before April 30. Find out how this could result in provincial/TransLink involvement in land use planning in Kits & WPG.

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