We all want traffic to keep moving—whether it’s vehicles on BC roadways, or trains transporting goods to and from our ports. This can take extra ingenuity where roads and railway tracks meet, like they do along the 70-kilometre Roberts Bank Rail Corridor (RBRC). To help vehicles avoid delays there, we’ve introduced the Railway Crossing Information System (RCIS) – six digital signs that tell motorists when trains are blocking nearby rail crossings, so drivers can choose another route.
A “private snow” problem has landed on provincial roads in more populated parts of rural BC. Some residents and property managers have been plowing their driveway snow onto ministry roads, and they need to know that their actions put people and property in peril. Here’s why it’s in your best interests and the public’s best interests, NOT to pile your snow on public roads.