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Power Outages in Vancouver July 14

Comments 19 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Update: July 13, 2009: Over 40,000 people are affected by a power outages in Vancouver today, West of Cambie street. Check out the BC Hydro map to see who is without power at this time. Power outages, transformer blowouts and traffic gridlock are all part of a chaotic scene in downtown Vancouver today. I’d include […]

Summer Road Closures in Vancouver, June 2008

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

If you’re a driver in downtown Vancouver the beginning of June might cause you a few headaches. Aside from the “usual” Canada Line or water main construction, June is “Bike Month” in the city and several events will be taking place that involve some major road closures. Triathlon Vancouver: The Triathlon events will cause a […]

Drive Safe Today in Metro Vancouver

Comments 9 by Rebecca Bollwitt

I woke up with sun beaming through the bedroom curtains. The voice at the local radio station coming through my alarm clock said it was “frigid” outside but the warmth radiating from my window was quite comforting. As I was getting ready to head out this morning my mother called and said it’s a “white […]

Translink Introduces i-Move.ca

Comments 8 by Rebecca Bollwitt

With transportation and traffic congestion being a hot topic with Metro Vancouver commuters, Translink is preparing to launch a new site this November that aims to be an “all-in-one” source for getting around the region. The website integrates bus, train and ferry schedules along with delays at YVR and the status at the Canada US […]

Crosswalk Etiquette in Vancouver

Comments 9 by Rebecca Bollwitt

I know pedestrians in the city can get a little crazy and if you’re a driver they’re your worst enemy on the road. Although when you’re out walking somewhere, the drivers are the bad guys. It goes both ways but that doesn’t mean rules of the road should be ignored. I don’t know how many […]