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

Big insurance-price jump for out-of-province drivers

Some part-time B.C. residents are in for sticker shock when they go to renew their vehicle insurance, thanks to new regulations brought into force in September. Under the new rules, aimed at helping...

New eight-lane tube to replace George Massey Tunnel endorsed by Metro Vancouver

Exact costs of new tunnel unknown but will be similar to previously proposed bridge, says Ministry of Transportation. A new environmental assessment will be required.

Seaspan Corp. searching for low-sulphur shipping solutions

Tighter International Maritime Organization emissions regulations driving ship refits and alternative fuel options atop container shipping agendas

UBCM rejects ridehailing changes for rural areas

Towns without taxis, transit would benefit, Enderby councillor says

Uber has eyes on TransLink’s real-time data to become the ‘Amazon for transportation’

Uber Transit is incorporating transit data into a one-stop shop for commuting

YVR ranks sixth among comparable airports for customer satisfaction: J.D. Power

Airports in Portland, Dallas, Tampa, Orange County and Raleigh rank higher than Vancouver’s

ICBC makes a U-turn toward profitability

Lawyers in court fight with province’s monopoly vehicle insurer to try to scuttle changes

B.C mayors seek federal transit funding commitments

SkyTrain, rapid bus projects could be at risk without stable funds: mayors

TransLink reveals locations for Vancouver’s Broadway Line subway

SkyTrain system expansion to connect to current Millennium Line, which flows into the Evergreen line

Ride-hailing: friend or foe to public transportation?

Experts debate whether private companies like Uber have role to play in transit services