TransLink is planning upgrades to the public realm around the Burrard SkyTrain station, including the creation of a new plaza.
Transportation in Metro Vancouver
News on transportation projects across the Lower Mainland, including cycling infrastructure, rapid transit and road improvements.
The extension of the Millennium Line SkyTrain west of VCC-Clark to Arbutus will transform the Broadway corridor and encourage thousands of drivers to leave their vehicles at home.
In Surrey, two planned LRT lines to Guildford Town Centre and Willowbrook in Langley are already encouraging high-density development along the proposed routes.
The joint venture behind the Broadway Subway extension has released renderings of the future stations, and are seeking public feedback.
The SFU gondola project is seeking public input throughout September, with three routes proposed by TransLink.
A rezoning application for a 14-storey condo tower next to the Langara-49th Avenue Canada Line station is being considered.
In an ironic twist for TransLink, the zoning in Burnaby requires 183 parking stalls based on the site’s location within a town centre.
Bucci Developments is proposing a mixed-use community in Fleetwood, adjacent to a future SkyTrain station on the Surrey-Langley extension.
The city is seeking feedback on the Dunsmuir Connection — the viaduct replacement – including a cycling underpass and outdoor amphitheatre.
Uber and Lyft will start picking up passengers in Vancouver today at 11 a.m. The ride-share giants also released rates, which start at a minimum of $4.50.
Enhancements to the Granville Street bridge also include wider sidewalks, a new street network and traffic signals at the on and off-ramps.
With a new name comes a new app, and several important changes to how the car sharing service in Metro Vancouver works.
The provincial government has announced it will study improvements to the Upper Levels Highway between Horseshoe Bay and Lynn Valley Road.
Uber and Lyft should be operating in Metro Vancouver by Christmas, but Vancouver city council is already proposing a new fee to help counter congestion.
The City of Vancouver is planning to upgrade the bike route along Haro Street in the West End to meet AAA design guidelines. The work will take place next year as part of water main upgrades along the street, from Denman to Thurlow. According to the city, “the Haro Street Bikeway is expected to become […]
Development application outlines changes to mall entrance, new façades for existing buildings around Oakridge Centre.
The connection will bridge the 15m elevation difference between Dunsmuir Street at the Stadium SkyTrain station and the new road network in False Creek, once the viaducts are demolished.