Get Moving with TransPort Moody


TransPort Moody

The City of Port Moody is updating its 2005 Master Transportation Plan (MTP) to improve how community members and visitors travel in and though our city over the next 25 years. Branded, TransPort Moody, the new MTP will be a detailed plan that looks at road networks, and that considers feedback the City received during […]



Links: It won’t be called the Evergreen Line?


Evergreen Line Name Change

So maybe it won’t be called the Evergreen Line after all? News broke this week that perhaps Translink won’t name the new SkyTrain line the Evergreen. The final configuration of how the lines will flow together hasn’t been completely decided yet, but what is looking likely is that the Evergreen Line will actually be an […]



What’s Happening in the Tri Cities: Get Your Thinking Caps on for the Salmon


Forest and Fjord Belcarra History

What’s it to be this week – a year with a frog, forests or fjords, or maybe smooth African rhythms? Tri Cities peeps – you are spoiled for activities and enrichment this week. And you have an awesome opportunity to help out your local environment – think deeply. More events in The V3H Events Calendar. […]



Links: This Week in Avoiding By-Elections


Dont Vote Coquitlam City Hall

Seems the excitement of the provincial election will be with us for weeks to come in Coquitlam, as the haggling over whether or not we’re having a by-election continues. After the final absentee ballots came in, Coquitlam Councillor Selina Robinson now holds a 35 vote lead over Liberal Steve Kim in Coquitlam-Maillardville. This slim margin […]



Links: Policial Musical Chairs and Houses are Expensive


Tri-Cities Homelessness Task Group

The provincial election is behind us, but nobody saw that one coming. The BC Liberals took the day while adding to their seat total from the last election. This includes 3 of the 4 Tri-Cities ridings, leaving Mike Farnworth as the lone NDP representative, barring a recount of the 105 spread in Coquitlam-Maillardville. One of […]



King Edward Street Closure


King Edward Street Closure Coquitlam

It’s summertime, which means lots and lots of road work. The final phase of the King Edward Overpass project in Coquitlam is slated to begin on August 6, 2011. For 12 weeks, King Edward Street will be closed between Lougheed Highway and United Boulevard. There has been ongoing work in the area, but this will […]



Threats Help Nobody, Port Moody Council


Port Moody Council wants to close local streets to outside traffic

Confession: while Jon and I created TheV3H.com, we don’t actually live in the V3H. We actually live in Coquitlam, less than a kilometer from the Port Moody border, not far from Eagle Ridge Hospital. Jon chose the name “The V3H” because we work, shop, play and volunteer in Port Moody, and also because he liked […]



Links – Charlene Reaveley Fundraiser and No Grow Pomo


Charlene Reaveley Coquitlam

Charlene Reaveley was killed in a tragic hit and run last month, and the Klahanie Community is coming together to hold a fundraiser to benefit her family. Charlene taught Bootcamp classes at Klahanie. The fundraiser is this Sunday, March 6th – 12:30 – 3pm at the Klahanie Canoe Club – 501 Klahanie Dr. Port Moody. […]



What’s up with the Evergreen Line?


What's up with the Evergreen Line

The Evergreen Line remains a hot topic here in the Tri-Cities. With construction slated to begin in early 2011, and a funding shortfall of $400 million, it’s still not clear how this project is going to happen. In September, Transportation Minister Shirley Bond met with Metro Vancouver mayors to discuss TransLink funding. At that meeting, […]



It’s a Holly Jolly Events Post


Christmas in Leigh Square Port Coquitlam

The last week of November is wrapping up, and the jingle jangle that accompanies the holiday season is in full swing. And if that doesn’t make your heart sing, there are some municipal open houses to choose from. Whether you enjoy local government or holiday lights, there’s something to tickle your fancy. Read on to […]

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