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

No pandemic airline refund, B.C. tribunal rules

A man who booked a holiday flight from Vancouver to Germany is not entitled to a refund after the B.C. Civil Resolution Tribunal ruled not travelling during the pandemic was a personal...

Pandemic still stalling Metro Vancouver's transit recovery

Recent polling shows mobility to be the top issue for the region’s voters after housing

Port of Vancouver saw cargo volume fall 11% over 2022's first half

The Port of Vancouver saw goods shipped through its facilities fall 11% over the first half of 2021, an occurrence that – officials say – was caused by a combination of factors, including a decline...

Traffic up but earnings down at Port of Vancouver

Marine cargo traffic down eight per cent in 2021 at the Port of Prince Rupert

Strike action shuts down operations at Roberts Bank's Westshore coal terminal

Strike action at Westshore Terminals’ coal export facility at Roberts Bank has shut down operations, port officials confirmed Monday. According to Westshore, the company was served with a 72-hour...

B.C. aerospace industry comeback gaining altitude

Return of travel, more F-35 certainty bolster business for local aerospace companies

B.C. ponies up $300K for Cascadia high-speed rail study

Latest dollars come after Washington state legislators earmarked US$150M to ramp up development earlier this year

Video: Remembering the day Queen Elizabeth opened the Massey Tunnel

As the world mourns the death of Queen Elizabeth II, the Richmond News looks back on the day Her Majesty cut the ribbon at The Tube in 1959

Port of Vancouver pushes drayage truck age program to April 2023

The Port of Vancouver has again delayed the start date of a program aimed at replacing older trucks in the drayage fleet that services port terminals, but a group of independent operators remains...

Air Canada marks 85 years since first Vancouver flight

Precursor airline Trans-Canada Air Lines flew between Vancouver and Seattle in 1937