Archive for the category "traffic"

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 […]

WTS – What the Surrey #11 – Bridge and Bike

Comments 11 by Rebecca Bollwitt

I have written about the Pattullo Bridge at length, well at least I think so as I have numerous posts over the last year on the topic of the Bridge of Death [1][2][3][4][5][6]. The bridge that has caused the death of 21 people since 1990 is being talked about again, as apparently every 6 months […]

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 […]

Pipe Dreams or Reality for New Skytrain Lines

Comments 18 by Rebecca Bollwitt

When I was 9 years old the Skytrain came to Surrey. I remember driving over the Pattullo in our little red van every week and watching the progress on the Skybridge, just wondering how tall it would go and what it would look like when a train went across there for the first time. This […]

Crazy to be a Driver

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Most people know how “fun” it is to drive around the Lower Mainland. Sometimes I think it was a great move to sell my car in 2005, especially on weekends like this. Between festivals, the Sun Run on Sunday and the usual road work, the city is going to be pretty painful to maneuver around […]

Five Golden Toques

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After blogging about how we don’t have “real” seasons in Vancouver anymore (just hot hot for 2 months in the summer then 10 months of grey wetness [mbv]) Mother Nature made me put my foot in my mouth as the Lower Mainland with dusted with several inches of snow this weekend [mg] [mbv]. It’s still […]