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New BC HighwayCams: Fraser Valley and Up North

April 3, 2014
Tete Jaune Cache

It must be spring, because new BC HighwayCams are popping up here, there and everywhere. Travellers in the Fraser Valley will appreciate two new cams with a total of eight views (four each)  just launched on Highway 1 at 232nd and 264th Avenues. Here is the easterly cam for 232nd: And here is the...

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A Glimpse at the Many Faces of Spring on B.C. Highways

March 20, 2014
A Glimpse at the Many Faces of Spring on B.C. Highways

Spring has finally sprung! Or has it? While today marks the official arrival of spring, a quick glimpse around our beautiful province through the eyes of DriveBC HighwayCams reveals many different kinds of roads to be travelled – all depending on your location. Spring does not treat all B.C. drivers equally. After all, it’s...

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Hello Whistler: New Sea to Sky Highway Webcam

March 10, 2014
Hwy 99, in Whistler at Village Gate Blvd, looking north.

Today, we went LIVE with a new view of our provincial highways. This one is located on the Sea to Sky Highway, at the intersection of Highway 99 and Village Gate Boulevard, and gives BC travellers three views: north, south and east. The Resort Municipality of Whistler partnered with the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure...

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DriveBC Tutorial Videos: Road Conditions and Events

March 6, 2014
DriveBC Tutorial

The DriveBC tutorial series continues with our latest in the series . This episode focuses on helping you navigate and organize the road conditions and events listings. Hopefully this tutorial helps you find your way using DriveBC. If you have any questions, there’s a good chance the answer is on our frequently asked questions...

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What’s up with the Duffey Lake Road Webcam?

February 28, 2014
What’s up with the Duffey Lake Road Webcam?

You love BC Highway Cams and so do we. Our network of more than 400 webcam views of BC highways works exceptionally well to keep you in the know before you go.  We monitor our systems around the clock to make sure they are working to provide you with a current snapshot of highway...

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5 Things That Make Traffic Signals Change

January 30, 2014
5 Things That Make Traffic Signals Change

Green. Yellow. Red. Green… What makes traffic light signals change? Traffic signals are Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) designed to allow vehicles to safely cross paths while maintaining an efficient flow of traffic. To do this, traffic signals react to the presence of the vehicles and pedestrians they are guiding.      Although you probably don’t notice...

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The Web Cam You Won’t See on DriveBC

December 26, 2013
The Web Cam You Won’t See on DriveBC

While we have close to 300 web cams offering a total of almost 400 views that motorists use for safe travel in B.C., there’s one web cam with a special job that you won’t see. You won’t see the web cam alongside Highway 31 north of Kaslo, on DriveBC, because its focus isn’t road...

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5 Reasons Why We Moved That DriveBC HighwayCam

December 6, 2013
5 Reasons Why We Moved That DriveBC HighwayCam

If you live in the Duncan/Cowichan Lake area, you may have noticed one of the two DriveBC HighwayCams on Highway 18 has been unavailable recently. Don’t worry – it’s not down for good. It’s actually being moved to a nearby location. DriveBC HighwayCams don’t always stay put. The current Highway 18 webcam relocation got...

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Why Would a Highwaycam Go Down during a Traffic Incident?

November 15, 2013
Why Would a Highwaycam Go Down during a Traffic Incident?

We receive a lot of questions about our highwaycams.  We’ve talked about some of the more popular ones in You Asked: The Top Five DriveBC WebCam Questions. But lately there’s been another question that’s come up: why do highwaycams go down when there’s been a traffic incident nearby? Just to be clear, highway cams...

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Learn How Now: The Metro Vancouver Traffic Map on DriveBC

October 11, 2013

Do you travel in the Metro Vancouver area? If so, there’s a great new DriveBC feature you need to know about called the Metro Vancouver Traffic Flow map. You’ll find it by clicking on the picture of the map on the DriveBC homepage, or by clicking the Map View tab near the top of...

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