Archive for the category "traffic"

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 […]

Vancouver 2010 Bus Schedules and Transportation

Comments 21 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Last night John was looking over street closures during the Vancouver 2010 Olympics and trying to figure out his new public transit route to work. I would imagine many who work in or around downtown Vancouver are also going through this phase of planning their commute (if they haven’t taken two weeks holiday during this […]

Rogers Santa Claus Parade Vancouver 2009

Comments 5 by Rebecca Bollwitt

It’s only been six years running but the Rogers Santa Claus Parade has certainly made its mark as a holiday tradition in Vancouver. Photo credit: Tyler Ingram on Flickr On Sunday December 6th starting at 1:00pm you can line up anywhere along the designated parade route (see map below) to catch a glimpse of community […]

Robson 5 Bus Route Changes

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

This morning as the #5 Robson/Downtown bus turned right onto Thurlow, instead of heading straight towards Seymour, I obviously knew something was up. Usually when there are temporary route changes they take the trolley buses out of comission but this bus was following the lines down Thurlow, left on Smithe, and left on Burrard. The […]