Archive for the category "traffic"

Parking on Granville Island: New System in Place June 1, 2019

Wednesday, May 22nd, 2019 — 10:07am PDT
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Parking on Granville Island: As of June 1, 2019 all parking on the Island will be free of charge in mornings and evenings, with pay parking in effect for all parking stalls during the busy midday period.

Archive Photos of the Day: Vancouver Traffic

Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014 — 9:44am PDT
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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 […]

Photos of Vancouver Traffic at Night

Monday, November 18th, 2013 — 1:54pm PDT
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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 is the Most Congested City in North America

Wednesday, November 6th, 2013 — 7:50am PDT
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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 […]

Port Mann Bridge Will Be World’s Widest

Thursday, September 13th, 2012 — 12:39pm PDT
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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 […]

New Pacific Commuter Shuttle Service

Wednesday, June 6th, 2012 — 4:17pm PDT
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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 […]