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

Vancouver port development dealt difficult bridge hand

Developers of North Shore port infrastructure face the same transportation challenge as their residential housing counterparts: bridge congestion. However, the challenge for the area’s port...

North Vancouver’s Fibreco gambles $100 million on agri-products initiative

Fibreco Export Inc. is sinking $100 million into a project that will substitute specialty grains for wood fibre on its global exports menu.  The North Shore-based and B.C.-owned company operates one...

Vancouver-to-Nanaimo passenger ferry possible for summer

Walk-on passengers could be riding a direct Vancouver-to-Nanaimo ferry this summer provided needed investment funds come in for the venture, says an official for Island Ferry Services Ltd. “I can’t...

Vancouver taxis partner with Kater ahead of ride-hailing introduction

Made-in-B.C. ride-hailing app set to launch in some local taxis

YVR expansion, rail plan brighten cloudy transportation forecast air and rail

For 2019, the eyes of the transportation industry in B.C. and Western Canada will be trained on issues ranging from the Canadian domestic rail capacity crunch to the potential of chilled trade...

Shipping outlook 2019: troubling Trump trade winds on the horizon

Uncertainty over continued transpacific trade growth in containerized cargo volumes rising with U.S.-China tariff rhetoric

Extending SkyTrain to UBC would encourage economic growth and prosperity throughout the region

When I look back on what we accomplished in 2018 at the University of British Columbia, I’m particularly proud of the community’s involvement in the development of UBC’s new strategic plan, Shaping...

Weaning B.C. commuters from car culture an uphill battle

Other regions turning to ride hailing, LRT, e-scooters to make commutes easier

BC Ferries poised to spend $57 million in shipyards

The corporation has spent more than $1 billion in the past 10 refit seasons

Updated: Ten-lane George Massey bridge cannot be justified: review

Government to evaluate three options; new George Massey Crossing business case to come by fall 2020