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

Air Canada, global airlines keeping airfreight moving

Company working to keep flight crews safe from infection

ICBC offering remote licence renewals, payment deferrals

Temporary licences and payment deferrals will be granted for periods of up to 90 days

Canada dodging repatriation chaos, experts say

Ottawa has learned from other countries’ mistakes in handling travellers during COVID-19 crisis as Canadians return home: transportation analyst

Metro Vancouver bike stores fighting through COVID-19 - but eager to be declared essential service

Metro Vancouver bike stores are reporting "good" levels of business in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, but owners admit that the spectre of uncertainty remains as the province considers shutting...

Maintain global maritime routes, UN and G20 leaders urged

Canada’s Chamber of Shipping stresses protecting workforce

COVID-19: B.C. trucking sector asks province to bestow essential-service status

As Ottawa and B.C. are increasingly under pressure to shutter non-essential service to prevent the spread of COVID-19, the provincial trucking sector is making its case to stay open. In a statement...

B.C.'s container terminal operators brace for virus impact

No major cargo flow disruptions thus far at Vancouver and Prince Rupert, despite bleak outlooks and slowing global trade

Spread of coronavirus puts squeeze on flow of freight

COVID-19 supply chain hiccups spark inventory concerns across multiple sectors

Maersk suspends 2020 guidance on earnings

Shipping giant cites global container demand uncertainties


TransLink suspends bus fares to keep passengers away from drivers

TransLink is requiring all passengers to board via backdoors in a bid to protect drivers from contracting COVID-19. The social-distancing move goes into effect Friday (March 20), however, riders...