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

Upgrading road and rail links a complex cargo puzzle

A year after floods, infrastructure upgrades are underway, but concerns remain

Inflation deceleration delayed on Asia-North America trade routes

Transpacific cargo demand and rates are decreasing, but shippers and consumers will be on the hook for freight cost spikes until well into 2023

Atlas agrees to multibillion-dollar Poseidon takeover

Parent company of Seaspan, the Vancouver-based world’s largest lessor of container ships, to be taken private in US$11 billion deal

Harbour Air hires new CEO

Industry veteran Bert van der Stege joins company from WestJet's Swoop

B.C. electric bus maker could cash in on $1 billion U.S. grant

GreenPower's shares spike 23% on news of $1 billion grant for electric school buses

Passenger traffic lags pre-pandemic level at YVR

Traffic this week is expected to be 91.5 per cent of what it was in 2019

Flights may cost more for Vancouver travellers this year. Here's why

Vancouverites hoping for a cheap flight over the holiday season might be in for a shock.  While ticket prices typically drop at the start of the school year, this year's market has not eased up....

A new low-cost airline is launching direct Vancouver to Toronto service

Vancouverites will have another new low-cost option for direct flights to Toronto this holiday season.  Canada Jetlines, a new Canadian leisure airline, commenced operations out of its travel hub at...

B.C.’s population pressure points

Major projects underway to address Metro’s transportation congestion

YVR traffic remains below pre-pandemic level

Passenger count in the coming week set to be 13.7 per cent below what it was in 2019