The 2017 BC Election Period: TranBC and How We Communicate

April 10, 2017

It’s coming up to election time, and that means you’ll be seeing a big change here at TranBC. As of April 11, we’ll be going dark. Ok, not totally dark, but we will be dimming the lights a bit. Why? Well, we’re a non-partisan government organization. That means during the election, we can’t say or do anything that could possibly be seen as political advertising. And it’s not just us. In fact, all government-related advertising, communications, Internet and social...

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See what Tofino and Ucluelet was like in the 1960s

April 6, 2017

Have you ever wondered what it was like in Tofino and Ucluelet 50 years ago? If you’re already familiar with our photolog video series, you know how fascinating it is to tour British Columbia as it once was, frozen...

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Delays Ahead on the Coq Kinda Suck but It’s for a Good Reason

April 6, 2017

Planning on heading over the Coquihalla this summer? Head’s up! A couple of construction projects may slow you down a bit. That’s because we are working on improving parts of BC Highway 5 between Hope and Merritt from April...

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New Pavement Paint for Lasting Brightness on Some BC Highways

April 4, 2017

This spring, we’ll start using this environmentally friendly water-based paint that allows for thicker (and thus longer-lasting) application, on key highways around BC. In addition to delivering durability, the formulation will be combined with newly designed-for-BC glass beads,...

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How to Avoid Being Pranked by Spring on the Coquihalla

March 31, 2017
How to Avoid Being Pranked by Spring on the Coquihalla

Warning! Don’t let spring play an April Fools’ prank on you. Roadside signs state passenger vehicles are required to have winter tires, and commercial trucks must carry chains, on most BC highways between October 1 and March 31. However,...

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How to be an Emergency Smart Traveller

March 29, 2017
How to be an Emergency Smart Traveller

Our friends at PreparedBC are your go-to for all things emergency prep – both for the home and while you’re out exploring the province. So we invited them to share instructions on what you can do to incorporate emergency...

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Our Geoscientists Dig Deep to Keep BC Highways Moving Safely

March 23, 2017

What the heck is a Geoscientist and how does the work they do help highway travel in BC? It’s National Geoscience and Engineering Month in Canada and to recognize that, we reached out to Alexandra McGladrey, G.I.T. to chat...

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