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Traffic chaos on the Pattullo Bridge Wednesday morning

A rollover crash shut down the Pattullo Bridge for two hours during the morning rush Wednesday morning.

Just after 8 a.m. a vehicle flipped on its side in the southbound lanes and landed partially on the sidewalk. 27 more words


New West peddling four-lane Pattullo to other Metro Vancouver cities

New Westminster city councillors are lobbying their position for a tolled four-lane bridge to replace the aging Pattullo Bridge.

Couns. Chuck Puchmayr appeared at Port Coquitlam city council on Monday night standing firm on the city’s position. 206 more words


Netting installed underneath aging Pattullo bridge

Crews are busy installing netting underneath the aging Pattullo bridge and drivers are being warned of potential delays.

Workers are hanging the netting in six different places under the span. 86 more words


Editorial: Parochial politicians one big cause of gridlock

Thanks to the parochial attitudes of several local politicians, the term NIMBY has apparently taken on a new meaning — Not in My Bloody Municipality! 274 more words


Money and Motordom: A Suspension of Belief, an Acceptance of Waste

When it comes to spending hard-earned taxpayers dollars (of which there is no other kind), why do we fail to appreciate the scale of expenditure when huge numbers are involved?   371 more words


The Risk of Risk: Canada Line and Motordom

France Bula does an even-handed article – How Vancouver’s Olympic Legacy Is Shaping the Future of Transit - for ULI’s UrbanLand magazine here.

Much of the piece is about the legal and financial structure of the Canada Line that was used to transfer risk from the public to private sectors – or at least the justifications used for the P3.  342 more words


New Westminster announces official position on Pattullo Bridge

The Pattullo Bridge – everyone in New Westminster is talking about it, and today the city announced its official position on the issue.


In 2006, TransLink authorized the preparation to replace the Pattullo Bridge with a new tolled bridge, and now eight years later, the bridge still stands. 235 more words

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