February 20, 2018

Another bike lane controversy

Friday is the last day to tell the City of Vancouver what you think about bike lanes in Kitsilano.  The City is proposing ways to improve walking and cycling along the Point Grey - Cornwall corridor, between the Burrard Bridge and Jericho Beach.  Ideas include extending park space, improving sidewalks and the seawall, and creating … [Read more...]

“Mockingbird Lane” Officially Dead At NBC

Bryan Fuller, creator/executive producer of NBC’s "Munsters" reboot "Mockingbird Lane," says the project is now officially dead. He revealed on Twitter the other day: "I tweet with a heavy heart. NBC not moving forward with #MockingbirdLane. From producers and cast, thank you all for enthusiasm and support." Work on the project began two years … [Read more...]

“Mockingbird Lane” Could Go To Series

With a date set, NBC has begun the promo push for the "Munsters" aborted reboot pilot turned Halloween special "Mockingbird Lane". Along with some new photos they've also released the first 30-second commercial which you can watch below. Producer Bryan Fuller also tells Dread Central that all hope is not lost on the project becoming a series. … [Read more...]

Mayor says bike lane expansion not a done deal, yet

Vancouver's Mayor is defending plans to expand the city's network of bike lanes, but he insists consultations are ongoing. "No decisions yet. We want to understand what kind of costs and what kind of next steps are even possible and feasible right now." Gregor Robertson is responding to critics of a proposal to boost access for cyclists and … [Read more...]

More bike lane expansion?

The City of Vancouver's looking to expand the current bike lane network over two bridges.The city's issued a "request for proposal" to provide a feasability study for pedestrian and cycling "enhancements" on the Granville Street and Cambie Bridges.The study's the result of "emerging directions" from the city's transportation plan and will examine … [Read more...]

Lane Acord Has “Racing Dreams”

Cinematographer Lance Acord ("Being John Malkovich," "Lost in Translation") is in negotiations to make his feature directorial debut on "Racing Dreams" for DreamWorks Pictures reports Variety. The story follows three young racers as they compete in the World Karting Association's National Pavement Series. The trio chase the National Championship … [Read more...]

Saskatchewan Lane, Nunavut Lane, how do those sound?

Looks like Vancouver could get some new, more Canadian street names. A report to be tabled at City Council next week recommends naming the lane east of Cambie Street, between southwest Marine and West 64th, after the Territory. As well as naming the roadway west of Granville, north of West 70th, after the Prairie. What could soon become Nunavut … [Read more...]

DVBIA feels scorned over bike lane turns

The Downtown Vancouver Business Improvement Association says their concerns were shoved aside as the city made bike lanes permanent. Executive Director Charles Gauthier says Council ignored advice they paid to get, "Last year the consultants were hired to do an economic impact study and they did caution Council that if mitigation strategies … [Read more...]

Serious crash closes one lane on Sea-to-Sky

A head-on collision along the sea-to-sky highway has sent several people to hospital with serious injuries. RCMP Sgt. Peter Thiessen says it happened near Daisy Lake Dam. "It’s in the early stages. Our traffic investigators are on the scene along with medical services and the fire department. Certainly this isn't a good start to the long … [Read more...]