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

B.C. to implement new container trucking measures

In total, the government is adopting 10 of 12 measures proposed to benefit the industry

YVR looking at changing flight paths to minimize noise over Delta

The Vancouver International Airport is going to work with NAV Canada to see if some flight paths might be safely altered over Delta. That was the assurance YVR representatives offered during a...

Logistics company announces deal for 250,000 square foot facility near Deltaport

Canadian Alliance, a third-party logistics and freight forwarding company, has announced a deal for a new 250,000 square foot facility adjacent to Deltaport. The facility will provide Canadian...

Union costs among top issues in 2004 BC Rail sale

Cabinet documents point to more competitive federal railway regime

Canada Jetlines delays launch until December

Ultra-low-cost carrier had planned to launch flights this summer

Roberts Bank container cargo terminal dispute heats up

Container terminal operator files Federal Court challenge to port authority’s multibillion-dollar expansion plan at Roberts Bank

Legislature’s ride-hailing committee recommends no boundaries, no fleet caps

What happened: B.C.’s Select Standing Committee on Crown Corporations has released 11 recommendations for ride hailing in the province Why it matters: Recommendations zero in on components of ride...

Federal incentives for EVs are ‘stackable’

Federal rebates are in addition to provincial ones for electric cars

Kater to launch ride-hailing service in B.C. by end of March

What happened: Kater Technologies Inc. has announced plans to launch ride-hailing services in B.C. in March What it means: The Surrey-based tech company gets a first-mover advantage over incumbents...

Canada grounding all Boeing 737 Max 8 and 9 airplanes

Effective immediately, all commercial passenger Boeing 737 Max 8 and 9 aircraft are prohibited from arriving into, leaving from or flying above Canadian airspace. The move comes three days after an...