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

Three screening officers at YVR test positive for COVID-19

Three screening officers at Vancouver International Airport (YVR) have tested positive for COVID-19. A spokesperson for CATSA confirmed the cases Wednesday, saying that among the more than 700...

Henry slams airlines over flight manifests as COVID-19 cases climb

In a statement to Glacier Media’s Tri-City News, Air Canada rejected the B.C. Provincial Health Officer's statements, saying Dr. Henry's office has 'refused' to get back to the airline

Province cancels resident priority for BC Ferries

New order gives priority to medical-assured loading passengers

New rules mean no gas-powered vehicle sales by 2040 in B.C.

What happened: Province aims for 100% EV sales Why it matters: Government says initiative is meant to reduce emissions  The B.C. government has no desire to see anyone buying gas-powered vehicles...

COVID clouds loom over transpacific cargo flow

Second-quarter Asia-North America container shipping volumes take a pandemic beating

Prince Rupert port recognizes sustainable shipping

Vessels scored on air emission control and underwater noise reduction

Petition calls for TransLink to make masks mandatory on public transit

'[TransLink] claims to have a plan in place but it does not seem like it is being enforced,' wrote the petitioner

ICBC moves to appointment system for driver license transactions

Starting today, ICBC is moving to an appointment-based system for most driver licensing office transactions. As customer volume increases, ICBC is asking customers to book an appointment before...

Air Canada fires back at B.C.'s criticism of Canadian airlines' COVID protocol

Air Canada has shot back at recent comments by B.C. health officer Bonnie Henry about airlines' need to improve COVID safety protocols, noting there has been a lack of communication between the two...

B.C.'s hands tied on issue of COVID safety on flights, Horgan says

B.C.’s hands appear to be tied when it comes to the emerging issue of air travel safety in the face of COVID-19 after premier John Horgan said the province cannot force airlines to change how they...