On Earth Day and Everyday – Green Matters to TranBC

Have you ever wondered what the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure is doing to support green initiatives across the province? Look no further. In celebration of Earth Day we gathered some of our favourite green projects for you.

We don’t think green for just one day out of a year, we work all year long to make sure sensitive ecosystems and wildlife are protected.

That includes turtles…

turtle highway safety

A turtle on the highway. Just where we don’t want a turtle to be. CLICK to learn more.

and toads…

toads in bucket

CLICK to learn more about how we help toads migrate around BC Highways.

and caribou…

caribou connector

Take Care on Caribou Corridor. Learn to be safe by CLICKING here.

and let’s not forget about
bears, moose, deer, fish and even goats!

 

We also work hard to make sure that our highways are
clean and free from invasive plants:

Adopt a highway

Adopt a Highway is a roadside maintenance and enhancement program that’s entirely volunteer-based. CLICK to learn more.

That commercial vehicles are moving towards
greener and more efficient fuel use…

BC Truck fueling up

Fuel up Natural Gas Trucks. Want to learn more? Click the photo.

Weigh to Go and Weigh in Motion

ClLICK the photo to learn more about the Weigh2GoBC program.

and that green modes of transportation,
such as cycling and even walking are
available and efficient to as many people as possible.

Bike to Work Week

Bike BC supports cycling in communities across the province. CLICK to find out how.

Heck, we even work to help cruise ships
use less power during shore time.

Marine Shore Power Program

CLICK the photo to learn more about plugging in at Canada Place

So, what does being green mean to us? A lot. To learn more about how the BC Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure “keeps it green”, follow us on Twitter, Instagram or Facebook, or if you have a question about a green initiative or anything else we are working on, let us know in the comments below.

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