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

Takeover bid targets parent company of Vancouver’s Seaspan Corp.

Consortium aiming to acquire all outstanding shares of asset manager that operates the world’s largest lessor of container ships

Is there a green light ahead for hydrogen in freight transportation?

Commercial transportation and hard-to-electrify sectors need a green fuel option, but hydrogen might not be it

Pandemic car-buying spree threatens B.C. climate targets

As some cities find a way to avoid a surge in car ownership, they offer lessons for others — and hope that B.C.'s transportation sector can still fight rising greenhouse gas emissions.

'The gap is large': B.C.'s small towns illuminate urban-rural divide in EV infrastructure

There's an infrastructure gap that's slowing down the adoption of electric vehicles across B.C. Here's what three small towns — urban and rural — are doing to close it.

Why electrification is the road less travelled for commercial truck fleets in North America

Accelerating the drive to transportation decarbonization is complex and costly for trucking firm

TransLink announces $24M investment into Vancouver's bike lanes, sidewalks and bus routes

The many bike lanes already installed around the city are about to increase, along with other elements of Metro Vancouver's transportation network. TransLink, which operates Metro Vancouver's public...

YVR’s July traffic surges past two million

Vancouver airport’s passenger volume is 79 per cent of pre-pandemic level

Highways promise to be even busier this BC Day long weekend

Even for a BC Day long weekend, the province's roads and highways could be even busier than usual. According to a new survey conducted on behalf of the Insurance Corporation of British Columbia, 66...

Seaspan cruise ship refits bringing 1,700 workers to North Vancouver

Work on the three ships will go 24/7 for much of July and August at city Shipyards

Vancouver International Airport achieves 'healthy building' honour

Vancouver International Airport has added yet another accolade to its burgeoning trophy cabinet, after it was honoured for its “healthy building” status. As the airport celebrated its 91st birthday...