Archive for the category "traffic"

Port Mann Bridge Time Lapse Videos

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

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 […]

People are Fragile: Vancouver Pedestrian Awareness Campaign

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The City of Vancouver launched a pedestrian awareness campaign last month using outdoor advertising to bring attention to key behaviours around intersections. According to the City, these include: pedestrians jaywalking, cyclists running stop signs, and, motorists failing to yield to pedestrians in both marked and unmarked crosswalks. People are fragile, they are not invincible. Don’t […]

HOV Lanes Open Weekends & Highway 1 Updates

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Port Mann Highway 1 Improvement Project, through expanded lanes, new overpasses, and the construction of the new Port Mann bridge, is kicking into overdrive as it nears completion. As new lanes and exits take shape there are quite a few traffic pattern changes that will affect drivers. Photo credit: Port Mann Highway 1 on […]

Vancouver Snow Removal & Snow Angels

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The City of Vancouver had their snow and ice removal information posted weeks ago, in anticipation of the white blanket that was bound to fall this season. Photo credit: PiscesDreamer on Flickr Aside from having a winter-ready vehicle, it’s also your responsibility to make sure the sidewalks are clear for pedestrians in your neighbourhood. No […]

Ride-Share Week 2010

Comments 106 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Even though we have one of the largest bus networks in North America combined with rapid transit, there are still many who rely on our roads to get to and from work. TransLink and Jack Bell Ride-Share present the annual Ride-Share Week to raise awareness for commuting options in particular, carpooling programs. Across BC, commuters […]

Surrey Traffic Cameras

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Recently the City of Surrey launched a series of webcams, embedded through a Google Map on their site, that take you from the Patullo Bridge down to Serpentine Fen. It’s unfortunate that they didn’t supply the map in an embeddable form or link back to its source on Google Maps however with images updated every […]