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. government confirms Acciona-Ghella will start building Broadway Subway this fall

No commitments have yet been made to extend the rapid-transit line to UBC

UPDATE: Crude petroleum shipments through Vancouver up 150.9%

Prince Rupert saw 411% jump in energy product volumes

TransLink says 92% of passengers now wearing face masks

What happened: Transit authority reports vast majority of passenger complying with new mask rules Why it matters: Requirements went into effect at end of August in a bid to slow the spread of...

Plunge in YVR traffic creates negative trend for Vancouver Airport Authority credit rating

The credit rating for the body that oversees Vancouver's main airport is unchanged, at AA (low)

BIV Transportation Podcast Series

Beginning Monday, August 31, BIV will present a week-long series of podcasts covering the future of transportation in British Columbia. TransLink CEO Kevin Desmond joins BIV Today to discuss the...

YVR, WestJet team up to offer COVID-19 testing through new pilot program

Vancouver International Airport and WestJet are launching a new pilot program which will make COVID-19 testing available to WestJet passengers on select departing flights out of YVR.  The two...

Some WestJet passengers to get COVID-19 tests before departing YVR

Initiative is part of a pilot project set to launch this fall

WestJet to issue 1-year bans for passengers who don't wear masks

WestJet passengers who refuse to wear masks on flights could now face a one-year travel ban on the airline’s flights, officials said this morning. The Calgary-based air carrier announced Friday that...

New free ferry service will connect Point Roberts residents with mainland Washington

Residents of the peninsula community accessible by land only through Canada now have a way to get to Blaine and Bellingham