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

BC Ferries to halt all sailings between Horseshoe Bay and Nanaimo

60-day suspension of service between West Vancouver and Vancouver Island comes into effect April 4

Federal report rekindles terminal expansion debate

Terminal 2 opponents optimistic that panel findings will sway Ottawa’s decision

Vancouver docks face protective gear shortage

“Anxiety is high on the waterfront”

COVID-19 complications multiplying for global supply chains

Cargo capacity, storage, supply-and-demand imbalance are rapidly escalating challenges for shippers, say Flexport shipping experts

Citing ‘unprecedented impact’ of COVID-19, Air Canada to lay off 15,000 staff

‘I understand and regret the impact this will have upon our employees and their families. I thank all of our employees, as well as union leaders, for working with us constructively to quickly...

How does Canada stay competitive in today’s volatile container trade market?

Trade through the Asia Pacific Gateway creates jobs and economic growth for British Columbia (BC) and for Canada. To sustain and expand that trade, BC needs container port capacity that appropriately...

COVID-19 prompts layoffs for more than half of all Vancouver International Airport workers

Authority that operates the airport has yet to lay off any of its approximately 500 employees

BC Ferries worker tests positive for COVID-19; up to one in three is ill

Pandemic plan augmented as ferries may ban non-essential travel

TransLink to limit seating on buses in Metro Vancouver

The transportation agency aims to promote physical distancing with the new initiative