LATEST TRANSPORTATION STORIES IN VANCOUVER

$70-million plan to add counterflow lane to Alex Fraser Bridge

Bc7f7efb7f14384003cf51259b35ebe3?s=96&d=mm&r=g Kenneth Chan Jan 19, 2017 1,741
The moveable zipper-like counterflow lane system will be similar to the Golden Gate Bridge.

$5.6-billion expansion will propel Vancouver International Airport to new heights

Bc7f7efb7f14384003cf51259b35ebe3?s=96&d=mm&r=g Kenneth Chan Jan 18, 2017 6,027
YVR's most transformative airport expansion since 1996.

B-Line service considered from Metrotown to Richmond

Bc7f7efb7f14384003cf51259b35ebe3?s=96&d=mm&r=g Kenneth Chan Jan 18, 2017 1,247
Up to 6 new B-Line routes could be introduced over the next five years.

Extended peak hours and more frequent trains on Expo and Millennium lines

Bc7f7efb7f14384003cf51259b35ebe3?s=96&d=mm&r=g Kenneth Chan Jan 17, 2017 3,513
Modest capacity increases for the Expo and Millennium lines begin this week.

More trains to operate on Canada Line during peak hours beginning this week

Bc7f7efb7f14384003cf51259b35ebe3?s=96&d=mm&r=g Kenneth Chan Jan 17, 2017 3,116
Much-needed relief for overcrowding.

Public consultation on Broadway Subway and Surrey Light Rail begins this month

Bc7f7efb7f14384003cf51259b35ebe3?s=96&d=mm&r=g Kenneth Chan Jan 17, 2017 3,300
Proposed transit improvements take a step forward.

70% support distance-travelled transit fare system in Vancouver

Bc7f7efb7f14384003cf51259b35ebe3?s=96&d=mm&r=g Kenneth Chan Jan 12, 2017 5,373
Changes to TransLink's fare structures are coming in 2018.

These are the 20 worst traffic bottlenecks in Canada according to CAA

F502f7908ba095fe2659859b7d60ec54?s=96&d=mm&r=g Daily Hive Staff Jan 11, 2017 10,375
Delays from these bottlenecks cost close to $300 million per year.

Footage shows perils of driving through Highway 1 during winter (VIDEO)

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Hold on!

How first responders handle icy streets

Ebccbad01116919d9474e1016d1b29c7?s=96&d=mm&r=g Eric Zimmer Jan 05, 2017 4,099
Simply not driving isn't an option.

It's so cold that this Metro Vancouver swing bridge is frozen stuck

D8d194f40cb13417f79d4d8daee34fdb?s=96&d=mm&r=g DH Vancouver Staff Jan 04, 2017 3,942
It's just that cold in Metro Vancouver.

Vancouver has some of the highest gas prices in North America right now

Ebccbad01116919d9474e1016d1b29c7?s=96&d=mm&r=g Eric Zimmer Jan 03, 2017 2,495
Pricey petroleum on both sides of Canada.

Record 22 million passengers set to travel through YVR Airport in 2016

Bc7f7efb7f14384003cf51259b35ebe3?s=96&d=mm&r=g Kenneth Chan Dec 29, 2016 597
That's nearly 2 million more than last year.

SeaBus increasing to every 15 minutes off-peak beginning in January

Bc7f7efb7f14384003cf51259b35ebe3?s=96&d=mm&r=g Kenneth Chan Dec 23, 2016 1,889
Never again a 30-minute wait.

UPDATED: Olympic Village Station reopens after medical emergency

D8d194f40cb13417f79d4d8daee34fdb?s=96&d=mm&r=g DH Vancouver Staff Dec 21, 2016 6,568
Expect major delays this evening.

Shoppers beware: Overcrowding issues expected at Metrotown Station on Boxing Day

Bc7f7efb7f14384003cf51259b35ebe3?s=96&d=mm&r=g Kenneth Chan Dec 21, 2016 1,648
Passengers should allow extra time when using Metrotown Station on Boxing Day.

New second entrance proposed for Burrard SkyTrain Station

Bc7f7efb7f14384003cf51259b35ebe3?s=96&d=mm&r=g Kenneth Chan Dec 20, 2016 2,448
Burrard Station could receive a major upgrade.

Free public transit in Metro Vancouver on New Year's Eve

D8d194f40cb13417f79d4d8daee34fdb?s=96&d=mm&r=g DH Vancouver Staff Dec 20, 2016 1,922
Good news New Year's Eve revellers!

BC Ferries might be 'smoke free' next year

Ebccbad01116919d9474e1016d1b29c7?s=96&d=mm&r=g Eric Zimmer Dec 20, 2016 1,342
New policies deal with smoking and passenger access.

Sparks seen flying from SkyTrain tracks as train passes (VIDEO)

D8d194f40cb13417f79d4d8daee34fdb?s=96&d=mm&r=g DH Vancouver Staff Dec 16, 2016 4,472
No passengers were in danger at any point of the incident.

TransLink orders another 28 new generation SkyTrain cars

Bc7f7efb7f14384003cf51259b35ebe3?s=96&d=mm&r=g Kenneth Chan Dec 16, 2016 3,653
More 'big city trains' are coming to SkyTrain in 2019.

TransLink to open Lost Property offices on Saturdays

Ebccbad01116919d9474e1016d1b29c7?s=96&d=mm&r=g Eric Zimmer Dec 14, 2016 965
The new hours will take effect January 7, 2017.

80 hours of delays on West Coast Express in last 47 days

Bc7f7efb7f14384003cf51259b35ebe3?s=96&d=mm&r=g Kenneth Chan Dec 14, 2016 1,554
"These services delays are not acceptable to you or to us."

45,000 Compass Cards tapped during SkyTrain Evergreen Extension opening

Bc7f7efb7f14384003cf51259b35ebe3?s=96&d=mm&r=g Kenneth Chan Dec 13, 2016 1,020
The early ridership numbers are promising.

From end-to-end: Mountain views from the SkyTrain Evergreen Extension (VIDEO)

D8d194f40cb13417f79d4d8daee34fdb?s=96&d=mm&r=g DH Vancouver Staff Dec 12, 2016 1,026
A SkyTrain line at the foot of mountains dusted with snow.

Should the Canada Line be extended to South Richmond and Tsawwassen?

Bc7f7efb7f14384003cf51259b35ebe3?s=96&d=mm&r=g Kenneth Chan Dec 12, 2016 8,205
Imagine SkyTrain service all the way to Tsawwassen Ferry Terminal.

SkyTrain's Evergreen Extension could be further extended to Port Coquitlam

Bc7f7efb7f14384003cf51259b35ebe3?s=96&d=mm&r=g Kenneth Chan Dec 09, 2016 7,215
The Millennium Line could be further extended to Pitt Coquitlam.

95 B-Line service from downtown Vancouver to SFU begins December 19

Bc7f7efb7f14384003cf51259b35ebe3?s=96&d=mm&r=g Kenneth Chan Dec 08, 2016 3,298
Hastings Street is about to get its own B-Line rapid bus service.
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