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

YVR seeks public feedback on 2022 holiday travel chaos

Vancouver International Airport (YVR) is hoping to hear from those affected by the chaotic travel disruptions this past holiday season. A winter storm had swept across the country in Dec. 2022 and...

November international travel to Canada below 2019 level

Travellers who have experienced recent delays and long line-ups at airports might think travel has returned to where it was before the COVID-19 pandemic but new Statistics Canada data show this is...

Weather and airlines to blame for December travel chaos, survey says

A majority of Canadians are blaming the weather, airlines and rail companies for the holiday travel chaos that ensued in December 2022, according to a new Angus Reid Institute survey released on...

Updated: Port of Prince Rupert’s lower cargo numbers mirror transpacific trade drop

2022’s decrease at B.C.’s northern Asia-Pacific Gateway reflects simmering Asia-North America geopolitical tensions, increased port competition and other supply chain complications

Chorus calls for Canadian regulator to get tough with airlines

Advocates want passenger rights upheld and steeper penalties imposed

Shareholder Luxor Capital Goup opposes Ritchie Bros. deal to buy IAA

A shareholder of Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers Inc. says the company's plan to buy vehicle auction company IAA Inc. lacks compelling logic and it plans to oppose the deal. Burnaby-based Ritchie Bros....

Tesla cuts vehicle prices in bid to boost flagging demand

DETROIT (AP) — With its sales slowing and its stock price tumbling, Tesla Inc. slashed prices dramatically Friday on several versions of its electric vehicles, making some of its models eligible for...

Canadian Pacific Railway and Unifor reach tentative deal for 1,200 workers

CALGARY — Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. and Unifor have reached a tentative collective agreement for 1,200 workers who are responsible for maintaining rail cars and locomotives. The company and the...

Early Chinese New Year threatens further transpacific supply chain disruption

2023 Spring Festival celebrations and factory closures will extend annual manufacturing shutdowns in China

B.C. Ferries moving forward on revamping its fleet maintenance unit

B.C. Ferries is moving to rebuild and modernize its decades-old fleet maintenance facility in Richmond, where 40 per cent of the work maintaining, repairing and upgrading its vessels is carried...