Transportation

BIV's coverage of the transportation sector provides the latest news relating to roads, air travel, shipping, ports and beyond in Vancouver and British Columbia

CN Rail fined $2.5 million for spraying pesticides near B.C. river

Truck was spraying along Skeena River between Prince Rupert and Terrace.

New Port of Vancouver transloading hub targets transpacific shipping times

Maersk, CP intermodal container handling facility in Pitt Meadows to handle retail, consumer goods and auto parts

Global manufacturing players take $217 million stake in HTEC

International players to own 60% of North Vancouver hydrogen fueling company

Contracts awarded for Highway 99 improvement work

Work on both of these contracts will begin later this year once all permitting is in place, according to the provincial government

Canada needs an EV battery supply chain strategy

The country could be more than just a supplier of raw materials for massive battery market

New 8-lane Massey Tunnel coming 2030

B.C. government says construction on the new $4.15b crossing will begin in 2025, after a three and a half year environmental assessment

Ashcroft inland terminal inks deal with Canadian Tire

Investment expected to decrease pressure on Vancouver port facilities

Another trade route speed bump on the road ahead: fire season

Rail shutdown underscores the growing threat to Canadian freight infrastructure from wildfires

BC Ferries’ new vessel starts transatlantic voyage

Boat is the fifth of six Island Class vessels in $286.5 million contract

Global maritime cargo carriers grapple with the great digital divide

Cost, collaboration, complexity key challenges in digitizing the world's marine freight movement