Archive for the category "traffic"

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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 […]