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

TransLink ridership rebound outperforms other transit systems

TransLink's September ridership rebound from 2019 exceeded the Canadian average

Traffic spikes but Canadian airlines remain in the red

Largest 24 Canadian air carriers lost a combined $574.5 million in the second quarter of 2022

Oceans Protection Plan gets $1.2 billion boost

Announcement brings spending for things like oil spill response to $3.5 billion

Collaboration is key to cargo decongestion: Port boss

Prince Rupert’s rise aids Vancouver’s, Canada’s Asia-Pacific Gateway

Supply chain resiliency depends on quick expansion of port capacity: VFPA president

In his annual address to local business leaders, the top executive at Vancouver Fraser Port Authority again took aim at the federal regulatory approval process for major projects as being too slow...

Feds announce $75M investment in Prince Rupert port

The funding will go towards the building of a second berth at Prince Rupert’s Trigon Pacific facility – formerly known as Ridley Terminals

YVR passenger volume stays at 86 per cent of pre-pandemic level

Traffic is up 81.9 per cent, compared with last year

Upgrading road and rail links a complex cargo puzzle

A year after floods, infrastructure upgrades are underway, but concerns remain

Inflation deceleration delayed on Asia-North America trade routes

Transpacific cargo demand and rates are decreasing, but shippers and consumers will be on the hook for freight cost spikes until well into 2023

Atlas agrees to multibillion-dollar Poseidon takeover

Parent company of Seaspan, the Vancouver-based world’s largest lessor of container ships, to be taken private in US$11 billion deal