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

BC Transit to roll out fully electric fleet by 2040

Coupled with other low carbon technologies, the program promises to reduce BC Transit's greenhouse gas emissions by more than 80% over the next 10 years

Vancouver has the best public transit system in North America

“Hard work and dedication” has led TransLink to be recognized as the best large public transit system in North America. The transit provider was announced the winner of the 2019 Outstanding Public...

Uber begins pushing hopeful B.C. drivers to get Class 4 licences

What happened: Uber Technologies Inc. is telling potential drivers to obtain advanced licences Why it matters: The ride-hailing company is trying to determine if there will be enough drivers to meet...

Richmond council expresses frustration with pipeline, but votes in favour

Richmond Mayor Malcolm Brodie told an audience member at Monday’s council meeting to put down his phone and listen to council. While it wasn’t necessarily breaking a fourth wall in a theatre...

Delta residents should move to Seattle to have a better commute to Vancouver: MLA

Perhaps Delta residents should move to Seattle to have a faster commute to Vancouver. Delta South MLA Ian Paton has that to once again suggest in response to a recently released report on a proposed...

TransLink announces double-decker buses coming to Vancouver by fall

The addition was first announced in March 2018 after a successful four-month pilot project

GCT marks Vancouver container-shipping milestone

The largest terminal operator in the country celebrated the 50th anniversary of the first dedicated deep-sea container ship to dock at LaPointe Pier, now a part of its Vanterm terminal

YVR’s new ad campaign features search for Ryan Reynolds

In a video, airport president and CEO Craig Richmond says he is obsessed with getting Reynolds to serve as the ‘face’ of the airport

Highway camera images being requested by B.C. police

Police routinely request footage taken by DriveBC cameras but images too poor for identification, government documents say

Vancouver-Seattle-Portland high-speed rail zips closer to reality with new business case

What happened: The state government in Washington releases new business case for high-speed rail linking Cascadia region What it means: The new infrastructure could provide a big economic boost by...