Traffic

Vehicles travel Fraser Highway through a section of Green Timbers Urban Forest where the future SkyTrain line will be built. (Photo: Tom Zillich)

OUR VIEW: Stay cool behind the wheel during Surrey traffic delays

Work to four-lane part of Fraser Highway to accommodate SkyTrain extension means road closures

  • Jul 22, 2021

 

White Rock RCMP recorded 463 traffic police-motorist ‘interactions’ in June 2021, representing a 13 per cent increase over May, when 408 were logged. (White Rock RCMP twitter photos)

White Rock RCMP ‘interact’ with 463 motorists in June

Many drivers cited for speeding, police say

 

White Rock’s Marine Drive will revert back to a two-way street on Aug. 12, the city announced. (Nick Greenizan photo)

Two-way traffic to return to White Rock’s Marine Drive Aug. 12

City council voted last week to end waterfront one-way project

 

Large ‘Caution – Geese Crossing’ signs that were recently posted near Southmere Village Park were not authorized nor installed by the City of Surrey, and are to be removed soon. (Nick Greenizan photo)

Signs warning of South Surrey goose-crossing hazard unauthorized, will be removed: city

Residents say growing population of birds is creating traffic chaos on 16 Avenue

Large ‘Caution – Geese Crossing’ signs that were recently posted near Southmere Village Park were not authorized nor installed by the City of Surrey, and are to be removed soon. (Nick Greenizan photo)
White Rock council heard Monday that a majority of East Beach businesses have been negatively impacted by the one-way lane closure. (File photo)

White Rock’s Marine Drive one-way decision delayed until July 12

Council, after thumbs down from East Beach businesses, wants to hear from West side

White Rock council heard Monday that a majority of East Beach businesses have been negatively impacted by the one-way lane closure. (File photo)
(File photo: Black Press Media)

Two separate crashes in Surrey causing traffic

One is at King George and 88th Avenue, while the other is at 124th Street and 75th Avenue

(File photo: Black Press Media)
White Rock’s Marine Drive was turned into a one-way route June 7. (Aaron Hinks photo)

White Rock’s one-way Marine Drive project could soon be nixed

Province says restaurants are allowed to return to full indoor capacity come July 1

White Rock’s Marine Drive was turned into a one-way route June 7. (Aaron Hinks photo)
Customers line up to order fish and chips from Moby Dick Restaurant Wednesday (June 23) afternoon. (Aaron Hinks photo)

Moby Dick fish-and-chip shop owner says one-way Marine Drive has ‘killed’ foot traffic

‘There’s no people’ – Yuriy Makogonsky says revenue from take-out down 50 per cent

Customers line up to order fish and chips from Moby Dick Restaurant Wednesday (June 23) afternoon. (Aaron Hinks photo)
White Rock beach was buzzing with activity on Father's Day. (Aaron Hinks photo)
White Rock beach was buzzing with activity on Father's Day. (Aaron Hinks photo)
City of Surrey photo

Surrey starts Slow Streets pilot project

Speed limits have been reduced in six Surrey neighbourhood zones for one year to monitor impact on residents

City of Surrey photo
Traffic moves along Victoria Avenue towards Marine Drive on an afternoon last week. Traffic issues are a concern of a handful of White Rock residents. (Aaron Hinks photo)

Victoria Avenue residents spearhead petition against Marine Drive one-way

Christie and Sean Graham say they support restaurants - but want a return to ‘status quo’

Traffic moves along Victoria Avenue towards Marine Drive on an afternoon last week. Traffic issues are a concern of a handful of White Rock residents. (Aaron Hinks photo)
White Rock RCMP conducted twice as many traffic stops in May 2021 as in the month prior. (WR RCMP graphic)

May traffic stops double those in April: White Rock RCMP

Nearly half of 408 ‘interactions’ logged on East, West Beach

White Rock RCMP conducted twice as many traffic stops in May 2021 as in the month prior. (WR RCMP graphic)
Uli’s Restaurant owner Tyson Blume builds a patio space in front of his restaurant on Marine Drive Monday morning. Sunday, city contractors placed barriers on the waterfront street and transitioned it into a one-way route. (Aaron Hinks photo)

PHOTOS: Marine Drive turned into temporary one-way street

Closure to stay in place until restaurants allowed to operate at 100 per cent seating capacity

Uli’s Restaurant owner Tyson Blume builds a patio space in front of his restaurant on Marine Drive Monday morning. Sunday, city contractors placed barriers on the waterfront street and transitioned it into a one-way route. (Aaron Hinks photo)
White Rock’s Marine Drive will be turned into a one-way street on June 7. (Aaron Hinks photo)

Memories of ill-fated 1982 Marine Drive plan linger for longtime White Rock residents

Despite challenges, Coun. Scott Kristjanson confident one-way plan will be successful

White Rock’s Marine Drive will be turned into a one-way street on June 7. (Aaron Hinks photo)
White Rock council has confirmed the west-bound lane of Marine Drive will be closed down by June 7 to allow increased seating space for restaurants - but has also said the temporary measure will last only until full-capacity inside dining is permitted by provincial health orders. (File photo)

White Rock’s Marine Drive one-way to take effect June 7

City council measure will be lifted if full-capacity indoor dining returns

White Rock council has confirmed the west-bound lane of Marine Drive will be closed down by June 7 to allow increased seating space for restaurants - but has also said the temporary measure will last only until full-capacity inside dining is permitted by provincial health orders. (File photo)
A vehicle crashed into a house off White Rock’s Oxford Street on Monday. (White Rock RCMP Twitter photo)
A vehicle crashed into a house off White Rock’s Oxford Street on Monday. (White Rock RCMP Twitter photo)
White Rock RCMP released a map of traffic enforcement stops in the city. (White Rock RCMP image)

MAP: White Rock RCMP details traffic enforcement in the city

East Marine Drive a hot spot for enforcement

White Rock RCMP released a map of traffic enforcement stops in the city. (White Rock RCMP image)
Frank Bucholtz

AND FRANKLY: Creating Marine Drive one-way a bold move by White Rock council

Detours, lane closure, will present challenges, but businesses need help to survive

  • May 20, 2021
Frank Bucholtz
Closing the north lane of White Rock’s Marine Drive to create an eastbound one way - aimed at providing outdoor seating space for waterfront restaurants - must wait for creation of a traffic plan, staff say. (File photo)

White Rock’s Marine Drive lane closure awaits traffic plan

Safety, emergency accessibility are key factors being examined

Closing the north lane of White Rock’s Marine Drive to create an eastbound one way - aimed at providing outdoor seating space for waterfront restaurants - must wait for creation of a traffic plan, staff say. (File photo)
The City of Surrey partnered with the Work Zone Safety Alliance last year to remind drivers to slow down in construction zones. (File photo)

White Rock, Surrey motorists asked to slow down in ‘cone zones’

Provincewide campaign encouraging residents to be mindful of construction workers

The City of Surrey partnered with the Work Zone Safety Alliance last year to remind drivers to slow down in construction zones. (File photo)