Port Coquitlam, British Columbia
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Port Coquitlam city is situated in British Columbia, Canada. It is situated at the confluence of the Fraser River and the Pitt River and is located twenty seven km east of Vancouver. Coquitlam borders it on the north and the Coquitlam River borders the city on the west and the cities of Pitt Meadows and Maple Ridge are located across the Pitt River. Port Coquitlam is referred to as as "PoCo" by the natives. According to population, it is the 88th largest city in Canada.
Port Coquitlam city is almost completely bisected by the Canadian Pacific Railway yard, which has two underpass and one overpass crossings. To be able to transport the many goods and people all-around the city, Port Coquitlam city relies heavily upon its vehicular roadways. In large part, this is due to the cities suburban nature. Two of the major arterial roads are the Lougheed Highway and Shaughnessy Street. These main roads bisect Port Coquitlam to the north and south and to the west and east, respectively.
There are many bus routes all around the city which are provided by TransLink. In this particular part of the Greater Vancouver Regional District, 159 is the most utilized bus route. The 159 links the SkyTrain to the southern part of Port Coquitlam. Other bus routes within the city consist of the C38 and the 160. The C38 is the route which connects Coquitlam Central Station to Northern Port Coquitlam through Port Coquitlam Station.
The 160 connects Port Coquitlam to Vancouver and it passes through Coquitlam Central Station along with Port Moody Station. Two of the main bus stops in the city consist of the Port Coquitlam Station and the Port Coquitlam Centre. There are different other Community Shuttles in place to serve the greater Port Coquitlam area. More