Ride the BC Road Trip Time Machine: Highway 1 and Port Mann Bridge 1966

March 25, 2015
PM 66 snapshot

By now, you may have already experienced what it’s like to go back in time through our BC Road Trip Time Machine series. Using an old 16 mm reel from our Photolog program archives, we started by recreating the drive along the Malahat (and Trans-Canada Highway) in 1966. We had a good hunch people would like it, and we weren’t wrong. Whether reliving the experience from your youth or seeing it for the first time and being shocked at...

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Why Are Workers Doing the Safety Dance on the Sea-to-Sky?

March 23, 2015
Charles Creek Erosion Protection

No, the shoe-soaking shuffle displayed in the video above is not British Columbia’s answer to Gangnam Style. These moves make more sense. The crew is installing articulated matting where Charles Creek flows into Howe Sound as part of the...

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BC on the Move: 12 Ways You Planned the Future of BC Transportation

March 17, 2015
10 year BC Transportation Plan

  Last year, from October to December, we asked you to tell us what the transportation priorities should be for BC over the next 10 years. We call it BC on the Move. And you responded. A lot. It...

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How Well Do You Know the Coquihalla?

March 16, 2015
Highway 5

The Coquihalla is one of the most popular highway mountain passes in BC. You’ve probably driven it a few times, whether as a commuter or a BC traveller, or TONS of times as a commercial driver. But how well...

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7 Types of Traffic Signs on BC Highways

March 13, 2015
stop of interest sign

BC highway traffic signs come in many shapes, colours and sizes. Here is a guide to the different types of traffic signs, and their purposes.

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6 Paths to Peace and Winter Safety on the Alaska Highway

March 9, 2015
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Pass only when you are 100% sure it’s safe. This isn’t the best time. If you live or drive in the Peace region, you know that extra care and attention are needed in winter, when driving from Mile 54...

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4 Types of Transportation Engineers

March 3, 2015
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March is National Engineering Month, a celebration of all Canadians who invent, design, build, maintain and improve. What better time to reflect on our own Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure engineers? There are approximately 230 staff members in our...

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