Archive for the category "traffic"

Pattullo Bridge Fire, Monday Commute Won't be Pretty

Comments 36 by Rebecca Bollwitt

I’ve written enough about the Pattullo Bridge over the years that this aging decrepit structure has warranted its own tag; from asbestos in the deck, possible tolls, to lanes that are dangerously slim. Early this morning a fire broke out under its deck, forcing those who depend on it as a Fraser River crossing to […]

Vancouver Traffic Cameras Get Home Safe

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

I’ve featured a few area webcams before however on days like today, when people need to get across the region while the roads are covered in ice, snow, and drivers that certainly are not used to these conditions, it may come in handy to check out the routes before you leave the comfort of your […]

Rogers Santa Claus Parade 2008

Comments 8 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Tomorrow (December 7th) at 1:00pm the downtown core will be filled with floats, music, and a visit from the big guy himself during the Rogers Santa Claus Parade. Photo credit: w_yvr on Flickr There’s always quite the crowd (rain or shine) so you may want to stake out your spot a bit early. Photo credit: […]

Vancouver 2010 Street Closures and Transportation Concepts

Comments 19 by Rebecca Bollwitt

You can find Celebration of Light road closure info here. One thing I love about not owning a car and living downtown is that I can get pretty much anywhere I need to go either by walking or on transit. Buses, SkyTrains, West Coast Express, and my own two legs can be relied upon whenever […]

Blogathon Vancouver 2008: "A" is for Alex Fraser

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Kicking off the A-Z of Metro Vancouver I actually had a tough time getting started but I’m sure the rest will just come to me… right?. This is the first “A” name that came to mind and it’s a pretty good one – here’s a brief history of the Alex Fraser Bridge and the man […]