Posts Tagged ‘ Pedestrian Safety ’

What You Told Us About the Future McKenzie Interchange

APRIL 26, 2016 UPDATE: The new McKenzie interchange will be built as a partial cloverleaf reflecting the preferred option of 75% of those who participated in the public consultation, Transportation and Infrastructure Minister Todd Stone announced today. You gave us a lot to consider during the first phase of McKenzie Interchange Project consultation last November-December. Now it’s time to look back… and move forward with a more detailed design and continued consultation with you. The report summarizing the fall...

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Why Pedestrians and Drivers Need to be Aware NOW More than Ever

It’s fall, which means darker days and colder, wetter weather. It’s no surprise, then, that nearly double the pedestrians are injured by vehicles from November to January than from June to August. Mother Nature is not the only one playing a role in this. Drivers and pedestrians have to take responsibility, too. ICBC has found the following are the leading causes of crashes with pedestrians from the drivers’ standpoint. Distracted driving Failure to yield right of way Poor weather...

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Evergreen Line Progress Means Pedestrian Crosswalk Changes

Head’s up Coquitlam walkers (and drivers)! There’s a new pedestrian crosswalk on the Barnet Highway (just after the Lougheed/Barnet intersection) as a result of continuing work on the Evergreen Rapid Transit Line. Sidewalk closures and detours will be implemented next to active construction sites on Pinetree Way between the Coquitlam transit exchange and Town Centre Boulevard for the safety of pedestrians. These closures and detours will be in place until the spring of 2015. What does this mean to...

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See and be Seen – a Q & A for YOU!

During the Winter months and early Spring, it is usually cold and dark as you rush for your car. You might be thinking about work or home, but before you get in your vehicle and go, we encourage you to think outside the box a bit and consider your car as others do. What are some of the things that “outsiders” need to see in order to see your car? Imagine you were a pedestrian or another motorist at...

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