Our Geoscientists Dig Deep to Keep BC Highways Moving Safely

March 23, 2017

What the heck is a Geoscientist and how does the work they do help highway travel in BC? It’s National Geoscience and Engineering Month in Canada and to recognize that, we reached out to Alexandra McGladrey, G.I.T. to chat and learn more about the great work that our she and other geoscientists on staff do. Alexandra joined the ministry through our Engineer-In-Training/Geoscientist-In- Training program and gave us tonnes of great insight into the role… March is National Engineering and...

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What it’s Like to Work in Transportation Engineering Part 2

March 21, 2017
What it’s Like to Work in Transportation Engineering Part 2

  In Part 1 of our interview series, we introduced you to a traffic and safety engineer, an electrical engineer, and a highway design engineer. It’s time to round out our engineering team by getting to know what it’s...

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What it’s Like to Work in Transportation Engineering Part 1

March 13, 2017
What it’s Like to Work in Transportation Engineering Part 1

Engineering reveals itself in all sorts of ways on highways. To help you understand the wide range of engineering expertise involved in building and improving transportation in British Columbia, we created a blog post summarizing the 4 Types of...

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#NEGM2017 – Your Top TranBC Engineering Stories

March 6, 2017

In Canada, we celebrate National Engineering and Geoscience Month in March, highlighting the importance of engineering as a career and its impact on our daily lives. Engineering is such a HUGE part of what we do at the Ministry...

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Watch What Happens When Moose Meet Wildlife Underpass

March 1, 2017

We set up cameras at wildlife overpasses and underpasses to monitor how mammals and amphibians use them to safely cross highways. If we can watch their behaviour, we can see what’s working and what can be improved upon. So...

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Creative Distracted Driving Messages From Around the World

February 24, 2017
international videos

SPOILER ALERT – Distracted Driving is Really Dangerous. We took a look around the world and in our own backyard for some great videos reminding us of the dangers of distracted driving. Some are scary, some are hilarious, but...

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Getting Clear on Winter Highway Maintenance with JPW Road and Bridge

February 20, 2017

We take the safety of the travelling public very seriously and so do our maintenance contractors. Have you ever wondered what exactly we expect from them and how they meet our expectations? We spoke with Joe Wrobel, president of...

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