Before and After: Watch Transit Transformed in Your Community

May 20, 2015

The Transit Minor Betterments Program is improving how British Columbians get around in a major way. Ministry staff partner with local governments, BC Transit and TransLink to identify and deliver between 30 and 40 transit infrastructure upgrades every year. Some projects are small, others are big – but all go to providing people with better access to this affordable and environmentally friendly mode of transportation. “Overall, we’ve delivered more than 150 projects over the last seven years,” says the...

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What is Sealcoating and Why Are We Doing it on BC Highways?

May 14, 2015
Sealcoating up close

No, we aren’t making jackets for cold little seals, although that is a nice thought – isn’t it? Sealcoating is actually a common type of road resurfacing done on BC highways. It involves the application of a special mixture...

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Road Safety in Action at the Cloverdale Rodeo

May 11, 2015
Cone Zone Go Kart Poster

You’re invited to have some serious fun with the Cone Zone BC work zone safety awareness campaign. Live in the Cloverdale area? Come on down to the Cloverdale Rodeo Go-Kart Ride May 15-18, 2015. The Work Zone Safety Alliance...

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How to Do a Pre-Trip Inspection on Your Recreational Vehicle

May 7, 2015
Know Your RV with CVSE

The all-important pre-trip inspection was one of the hot topics when Commercial Vehicle Safety and Enforcement (CVSE) officers hosted a “Know Your Recreational Vehicle” safety education event in Kamloops on May 2, 2015. Big thanks to CFJC TV for...

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What the Heck are Ungulate Guards and Why Do We Use Them?

May 6, 2015
Kingsvale ungulate guard 1

Keeping motorists and wildlife separated on BC highways is a big job, but the safety of the travelling public is our first priority. That’s why we are excited about the recent installation of two ungulate guards at Exit 256,...

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Learn How to Make Your RV Safe and Legal with CVSE

April 29, 2015
CVSE Safety Event for RVs

Everyone’s recreational vehicle setup is different. From licencing to load and towing capacities, drivers can be left scratching their heads about their personal specifications… and how to travel safely (and legally) on BC highways. Our Commercial Vehicle Safety Enforcement...

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What You Need to Know about the Deep Creek Slide on West Fraser Road

April 28, 2015
Deep Creek Apr 10

UPDATE: West Fraser Road will be reopened at Deep Creek Hill beginning at 5 p.m. on Friday (May 8, 2015). The road is reduced to some single lane sections and we’ll continue to monitor slide activity. There will be signage...

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