Traffic

The B.C. Highway Patrol division of the RCMP will be on the lookout for distracted drivers this month, as enforcement ramps up. (Black Press Media file photo)

Distracted driving enforcement getting full police attention on B.C. highways

RCMP partners with ICBC, Road Safety BC on September distracted driving, seat belt campaign

 

A BCAA survey found 68 per cent of respondents believe school zone traffic will be more chaotic than usual this year. (Joti Grewal/Langley Advance Times)

Distracted parents in drop-off zones a top concern for back-to-school rush: BCAA

About 72 students are injured in school zones every year, according to the roadside assistance company

 

White Rock RCMP is reporting 26 per cent fewer interactions with motorists last month compared to June. (File photo/White Rock RCMP Twitter graphic)

White Rock police log 26 per cent fewer traffic ‘interactions’ in July

Speeding and disobeying stop signs were top offences

 

Overnight and weekend lane closures on the Alex Fraser Bridge to allow for routine maintenance work begin this Sunday (Aug. 22) and are scheduled to last until January 2022. (James Smith photo)

Overnight, weekend lane closures for Alex Fraser Bridge starting this weekend

Closures to allow crews to safely replace two expansion joints on the bridge

Overnight and weekend lane closures on the Alex Fraser Bridge to allow for routine maintenance work begin this Sunday (Aug. 22) and are scheduled to last until January 2022. (James Smith photo)
DriveBC highway photo taken at 7:51 a.m.

UPDATE: Roll-over crash on Highway 1 in Langley cleared

Westbound left lane blocked at 264th Street in Langley

DriveBC highway photo taken at 7:51 a.m.
A fire in the trees at Peardonville near Highway 1 in Abbotsford on Aug. 18, 2021. (Rylan MacDonell/ Facebook)

Fire being fought along Highway 1 in Abbotsford

Traffic backing up east and westbound as fire crews put out the blaze

A fire in the trees at Peardonville near Highway 1 in Abbotsford on Aug. 18, 2021. (Rylan MacDonell/ Facebook)
The City of White Rock is asking for feedback on the Marine Drive one-way project, which was implemented in order to give restaurants expanded patio space. (File photo)

City of White Rock seeks residents’ feedback on Marine Drive one-way project

Temporary lane closure was instituted to allow restaurants to expand patios

The City of White Rock is asking for feedback on the Marine Drive one-way project, which was implemented in order to give restaurants expanded patio space. (File photo)
A few weeks after ‘unauthorized’ geese-crossing signs were removed from the Surrey side of 16 Avenue/North Bluff Road, the City of White Rock has installed similar signage on the south side of the street. (Contributed photo)

City of White Rock installs ‘Wildlife’ signs in light of residents’ concerns for Southmere Park geese

Geese at South Surrey park have caused traffic disruptions as they cross 16 Avenue

A few weeks after ‘unauthorized’ geese-crossing signs were removed from the Surrey side of 16 Avenue/North Bluff Road, the City of White Rock has installed similar signage on the south side of the street. (Contributed photo)
Vehicles travel Fraser Highway through a section of Green Timbers Urban Forest where the future SkyTrain line will be built. (Photo: Tom Zillich)

OUR VIEW: Stay cool behind the wheel during Surrey traffic delays

Work to four-lane part of Fraser Highway to accommodate SkyTrain extension means road closures

  • Jul 22, 2021
Vehicles travel Fraser Highway through a section of Green Timbers Urban Forest where the future SkyTrain line will be built. (Photo: Tom Zillich)
White Rock RCMP recorded 463 traffic police-motorist ‘interactions’ in June 2021, representing a 13 per cent increase over May, when 408 were logged. (White Rock RCMP twitter photos)

White Rock RCMP ‘interact’ with 463 motorists in June

Many drivers cited for speeding, police say

White Rock RCMP recorded 463 traffic police-motorist ‘interactions’ in June 2021, representing a 13 per cent increase over May, when 408 were logged. (White Rock RCMP twitter photos)
White Rock’s Marine Drive will revert back to a two-way street on Aug. 12, the city announced. (Nick Greenizan photo)

Two-way traffic to return to White Rock’s Marine Drive Aug. 12

City council voted last week to end waterfront one-way project

White Rock’s Marine Drive will revert back to a two-way street on Aug. 12, the city announced. (Nick Greenizan photo)
Large ‘Caution – Geese Crossing’ signs that were recently posted near Southmere Village Park were not authorized nor installed by the City of Surrey, and are to be removed soon. (Nick Greenizan photo)

Signs warning of South Surrey goose-crossing hazard unauthorized, will be removed: city

Residents say growing population of birds is creating traffic chaos on 16 Avenue

Large ‘Caution – Geese Crossing’ signs that were recently posted near Southmere Village Park were not authorized nor installed by the City of Surrey, and are to be removed soon. (Nick Greenizan photo)
White Rock council heard Monday that a majority of East Beach businesses have been negatively impacted by the one-way lane closure. (File photo)

White Rock’s Marine Drive one-way decision delayed until July 12

Council, after thumbs down from East Beach businesses, wants to hear from West side

White Rock council heard Monday that a majority of East Beach businesses have been negatively impacted by the one-way lane closure. (File photo)
White Rock’s Marine Drive was turned into a one-way route June 7. (Aaron Hinks photo)

White Rock’s one-way Marine Drive project could soon be nixed

Province says restaurants are allowed to return to full indoor capacity come July 1

White Rock’s Marine Drive was turned into a one-way route June 7. (Aaron Hinks photo)
Customers line up to order fish and chips from Moby Dick Restaurant Wednesday (June 23) afternoon. (Aaron Hinks photo)

Moby Dick fish-and-chip shop owner says one-way Marine Drive has ‘killed’ foot traffic

‘There’s no people’ – Yuriy Makogonsky says revenue from take-out down 50 per cent

Customers line up to order fish and chips from Moby Dick Restaurant Wednesday (June 23) afternoon. (Aaron Hinks photo)
White Rock beach was buzzing with activity on Father's Day. (Aaron Hinks photo)
White Rock beach was buzzing with activity on Father's Day. (Aaron Hinks photo)
City of Surrey photo

Surrey starts Slow Streets pilot project

Speed limits have been reduced in six Surrey neighbourhood zones for one year to monitor impact on residents

City of Surrey photo
Traffic moves along Victoria Avenue towards Marine Drive on an afternoon last week. Traffic issues are a concern of a handful of White Rock residents. (Aaron Hinks photo)

Victoria Avenue residents spearhead petition against Marine Drive one-way

Christie and Sean Graham say they support restaurants - but want a return to ‘status quo’

Traffic moves along Victoria Avenue towards Marine Drive on an afternoon last week. Traffic issues are a concern of a handful of White Rock residents. (Aaron Hinks photo)
White Rock RCMP conducted twice as many traffic stops in May 2021 as in the month prior. (WR RCMP graphic)

May traffic stops double those in April: White Rock RCMP

Nearly half of 408 ‘interactions’ logged on East, West Beach

White Rock RCMP conducted twice as many traffic stops in May 2021 as in the month prior. (WR RCMP graphic)
Uli’s Restaurant owner Tyson Blume builds a patio space in front of his restaurant on Marine Drive Monday morning. Sunday, city contractors placed barriers on the waterfront street and transitioned it into a one-way route. (Aaron Hinks photo)

PHOTOS: Marine Drive turned into temporary one-way street

Closure to stay in place until restaurants allowed to operate at 100 per cent seating capacity

Uli’s Restaurant owner Tyson Blume builds a patio space in front of his restaurant on Marine Drive Monday morning. Sunday, city contractors placed barriers on the waterfront street and transitioned it into a one-way route. (Aaron Hinks photo)