Transportation

Langley-Aldergrove MP Tako van Popta spoke in the House of Commons about the SkyTrain expansion to Langley City, and requested $550M. (Screengrab/Special to Langley Advance Times)

$550M federal ask would push SkyTrain expansion to Langley

Langley-Aldergrove MP Tako van Popta advocating for dollars to extend from Fleetwood to Langley City

 

John LaGourgue, vice president of corporate development at Grande West. (Ryan Uytdewilligen/Aldergrove Star)

Aldergrove transit company expands south while exploring greener technology

Grande West announced new American facility and will have an electric bus on the road in 2021

 

A large crane that collapsed rests on top of cargo containers on a freighter at Port Metro Vancouver’s Vanterm facility, in Vancouver on January 28, 2019. The Transportation Safety Board says the Port of Vancouver may be close to exceeding its ability to safely handle large-sized container ships. The board makes the comment in its report into a January 2019 incident where the container vessel Ever Summit hit a crane while being piloted into its berth at the Vanterm terminal in the Port of Vancouver. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Container vessels may be outgrowing Port of Vancouver: Transportation Safety Board

Container vessel Ever Summit hit a crane while being piloted into Vanterm terminal in the Port of Vancouver

 

Federal environment commissioner Andrew Hayes speaks during a news conference in Ottawa, Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Transport Canada’s dangerous-goods registry has outdated, missing data: audit

Companies that transport dangerous goods are not required to register with Transport Canada

Federal environment commissioner Andrew Hayes speaks during a news conference in Ottawa, Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
Langley MLA Mary Polak (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Liberals promise to widen Highway One from Langley to Whatcom Road

The party also pledged more cash for rapid bus service

Langley MLA Mary Polak (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Langley MLA Mary Polak (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Liberals promise to widen Highway One from Langley to Whatcom Road

The party also pledged more cash for rapid bus service

Langley MLA Mary Polak (Special to Langley Advance Times)
The bus involved in a crash on Bamfield Road on Friday, Sept. 13 is towed away from the scene. PHOTO COURTESY CTV NEWS VANCOUVER ISLAND

Province announces $30M plan for deadly Vancouver Island logging road

Gov’t announcement comes as first anniversary of UVic student deaths approaches

The bus involved in a crash on Bamfield Road on Friday, Sept. 13 is towed away from the scene. PHOTO COURTESY CTV NEWS VANCOUVER ISLAND
Cyclists checked out the 216th interchange crossing the night before it opened to motor vehicles. The overpass has separated bike lanes for riders. (Mitchell Nurse/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Cyclists applaud bike lanes on new Langley highway crossing

The 216th interchange in Langley is the first to have physically separated bike lanes

Cyclists checked out the 216th interchange crossing the night before it opened to motor vehicles. The overpass has separated bike lanes for riders. (Mitchell Nurse/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
WEB POLL: Is the 216th Street interchange positive or negative?

WEB POLL: Is the 216th Street interchange positive or negative?

Will the new interchange improve local traffic?

WEB POLL: Is the 216th Street interchange positive or negative?
GUEST COLUMN: Couldn’t function in COVID without truckers

GUEST COLUMN: Couldn’t function in COVID without truckers

During national trucking week, Langley group spotlights what went into ensuring drivers keep rolling

  • Sep 5, 2020
GUEST COLUMN: Couldn’t function in COVID without truckers
The 216th Street Interchange, seen from the north side on Saturday, Aug. 22, is expected to be opened at the end of the summer. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

New Langley overpass set to open within weeks

The 216th Street interchange will be the first new Highway One overpass in decades

The 216th Street Interchange, seen from the north side on Saturday, Aug. 22, is expected to be opened at the end of the summer. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
Afternoon rush hour on Highway 1 near McCallum Road, on June 23, 2016. (Dan Ferguson/ Black Press)

Fraser Valley traffic congestion going under the microscope with provincial study

Growing FV region needs ‘mobility enhancements’ for economic growth, livability, says province

Afternoon rush hour on Highway 1 near McCallum Road, on June 23, 2016. (Dan Ferguson/ Black Press)
The 216th Street Interchange, seen from the north side on Saturday, Aug. 22, is expected to be opened at the end of the summer. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

LETTER: Say no to trucks on 216th in Walnut Grove

A reader writes about the imminent opening of the Langley highway interchange

  • Aug 24, 2020
The 216th Street Interchange, seen from the north side on Saturday, Aug. 22, is expected to be opened at the end of the summer. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
The 216th Street Interchange is almost complete and will open around the end of summer, according to the Ministry of Transportation. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

LETTER: Low speed needed to protect kids near 216th interchange

Resident says 30 km/h zones are necessary near local schools

The 216th Street Interchange is almost complete and will open around the end of summer, according to the Ministry of Transportation. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
Ways to explore Metro Vancouver with Lyft this summer

Ways to explore Metro Vancouver with Lyft this summer

Ridesharing company now serves all of Metro Vancouver

  • Jul 27, 2020
Ways to explore Metro Vancouver with Lyft this summer
The business case for bringing SkyTrain to Langley has been finalized. (Black Press Media file)

LETTER: TransLink still obsessed with extending SkyTrain to Langley and beyond

One writer questions why transit authority’s holds steadfast a LRT system to link to the Valley

  • Jul 18, 2020
The business case for bringing SkyTrain to Langley has been finalized. (Black Press Media file)
Horrifying video shows near head-on collision on Trans Canada

Horrifying video shows near head-on collision on Trans Canada

The video was captured on dash cam along Highway 1

Horrifying video shows near head-on collision on Trans Canada
A local parent is concerned about students getting to D.W. Poppy Secondary safely. (Black Press Media files)

LETTER: Rural Langley school not safe to walk to, parent argues

Langley School District asked to reconsider ‘courtesy’ riders in the D.W. Poppy Secondary area

  • Jun 13, 2020
A local parent is concerned about students getting to D.W. Poppy Secondary safely. (Black Press Media files)
The B.C. government wants to replace the four-lane George Massey Tunnel with an eight-lane tunnel with two dedicated transit lanes. (Black Press Media)

Business case for Massey Tunnel replacement expected by fall: transportation ministry

Eight-lane immersed tunnel remains the preferred options

The B.C. government wants to replace the four-lane George Massey Tunnel with an eight-lane tunnel with two dedicated transit lanes. (Black Press Media)
HUB Langley would like the westbound lane of 88th Avenue, seen here, reserved for pedestrian and cyclist access during daylight hours. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

Car-free lane on Walnut Grove’s 88th Ave unlikely: mayor

Cycling advocates are asking for temporary changes to traffic patterns on 88th and 216th

HUB Langley would like the westbound lane of 88th Avenue, seen here, reserved for pedestrian and cyclist access during daylight hours. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)