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

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

Air Canada, global airlines keeping airfreight moving

Company working to keep flight crews safe from infection

ICBC offering remote licence renewals, payment deferrals

Temporary licences and payment deferrals will be granted for periods of up to 90 days

Canada dodging repatriation chaos, experts say

Ottawa has learned from other countries’ mistakes in handling travellers during COVID-19 crisis as Canadians return home: transportation analyst

Metro Vancouver bike stores fighting through COVID-19 - but eager to be declared essential service

Metro Vancouver bike stores are reporting "good" levels of business in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, but owners admit that the spectre of uncertainty remains as the province considers shutting...

Maintain global maritime routes, UN and G20 leaders urged

Canada’s Chamber of Shipping stresses protecting workforce

COVID-19: B.C. trucking sector asks province to bestow essential-service status

As Ottawa and B.C. are increasingly under pressure to shutter non-essential service to prevent the spread of COVID-19, the provincial trucking sector is making its case to stay open. In a statement...

B.C.'s container terminal operators brace for virus impact

No major cargo flow disruptions thus far at Vancouver and Prince Rupert, despite bleak outlooks and slowing global trade