Links – Coquitlam Transit Development Open Houses

Transit Oriented Development Strategy Coquitlam

The Evergreen Line is coming, and it’s time to start really planning. The City of Coquitlam is putting together a Transit-Oriented Development Strategy. Here’s a video detailing what it’s all about.

This week they’ll be holding a couple of open houses you may want to check out…


Date: Thursday, June 21, 2012
Time: 5:00p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Place: Mountain View Elementary Gym,
740 Smith Avenue (access parking from Robinson Ave.)

City Centre

Date: Saturday, June 23, 2012
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Place: Coquitlam City Hall,
3000 Guildford Way

Speaking of the Evergreen Line, another attempt to get a third Evergreen Line station in West Port Moody is taking shape.

If you’ve had a look around Port Moody and thought, “my we’re all young and pushing strollers”, you aren’t mistaken. Recent census data shows that Port Moody is one of the youngest cities in Metro Vancouver.

Once again, Anmore council is a hotbed of entertainment. Last week Councillor Tim Laidler resigned after the appointment of the new Chief Administrative Officer. He spoke to the Anmore Times about the way business is conducted in our treed neighbour to the west. I thought the point of the existence of Anmore was so everyone could get along and not be neglected/taxed/regulated by big bad Port Moody. I’m sure the taxpayers of Anmore will be well served by paying for a by-election only 9 months into a new 3 year term.

Now over to the smallest of the five “Tri-Cities”, their local newspaper, the Belcarra Barnacle for June 2012 is out in handy PDF form.

From August 20-26th, the best women golfers in the world are coming to the Vancouver Golf Club in Coquitlam for the CN Women’s Canadian Open. Now, the best of the best, Yani Tseng has confirmed her entry. This is going to be quite the event, and if you’ve ever picked up a club but never seen a pro hit a golf ball, you owe it to yourself to be there.

Restaurant reviews! Robin Leung hits The Coffee Bun in Henderson Place Mall in Coquitlam, and The Frugal Foodie lunches at Shu Shi Ya in Coquitlam.

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