According to TomTom’s Traffic Index, Vancouver was the most congested city in North America for the second quarter of 2013. Despite a great walk score, bike lanes, and transit options, traffic is a part of daily life in our city — and it has been for the last century. I dug through the Vancouver Archives […]
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Life in Vancouver can breeze by so quickly sometimes, one minute we’re enjoying free outdoor movies in Ceperley Meadow and the next the Robson Square ice rink is open for skating. We’re pretty good at slowing things down though, when it comes to a lunch break outside the Vancouver Art Gallery, a stroll on the […]
Vancouver has been ranked the most congested city in North America for the second quarter of 2013 by TomTom’s Traffic Index which compares travel times during non-congested hours with travel times in peak hours. This leap in the charts puts Vancouver (36%) on top of Los Angeles (35%) for the first time. Photo credit: Clayton […]
The Port Mann Bridge is nearing completion and amongst talk of tolls and travel times comes a distinct recognition — an entry into the Guinness Book of World Records. At 65 metres from side to side, officials confirm that it will be the world’s widest bridge. ‘@marypolak says the new #PortMann Bridge has officially been […]
A new service is launching this July that takes carpooling to a whole new level. Pacific Commuter is a motor coach program that will drive members to and from locations in Langley and Surrey to three destinations in Vancouver. Available Monday to Friday, Pacific Commuter will do pick-ups at 7:25am and 7:35am, and return from […]
The Port Mann Bridge is now connected to the Surrey side of the highway and soon it will be fully connected to the Coquitlam approach. This massive project, part of a larger overhaul for the Highway 1 route through Surrey, Coquitlam, Burnaby, and Vancouver, is starting to take shape. The Port Mann Highway 1 website […]