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

Omicron is the new wild card in normalized travel

International tourism picks up as airlines reinstate and launch more flight routes

Disaster prompts rethink of long-term road and bridge planning

Rebuilding flood-damaged infrastructure in the province will cost billions

Coquihalla reopens to essential commercial traffic

The Coquihalla Highway reopened Monday between Hope and Merritt after a month of extensive repairs in the wake of unprecedented flooding and landslide damage. The highway is open to essential...

Ride-hailing still navigating COVID curveballs

Labour shortages, regulatory policy contributing to struggles among smaller player

Regulator rejects Uber's application to operate outside Lower Mainland and Whistler

29-page decision says pandemic resulted in less passenger volume

Icebreaker project at Vancouver Shipyards may cost three times more than 2013 estimates

The Polar Icebreaker Project launched more than a decade ago – and last estimated to cost Canada $2.6 billion – will likely carry a price tag almost three times that amount. That is the finding of a...

Updated: Coquihalla Highway to reopen next week

Highway 5 will reopen to commercial traffic and buses

Canada advises against non-essential travel

Changed advice comes as travel had started to normalize

Air Canada flies its first Boeing 767-300ER freighter plane to Vancouver

The freighter was deployed earlier than planned in order to provide excess cargo as a result of regional flooding