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

Transport minister pledges to close passenger compensation loophole used by airlines

Transport Minister Omar Alghabra said Tuesday the federal government will close a loophole that allows airlines to deny customers compensation for cancelled flights. The reform will come as part of...

Cross-border complications just got more complicated for Canadian companies

Expanded U.S. extraterritorial trade regulations threaten to derail Canadian exports, imports

Flair plane confiscations rattling ultra-low-cost carrier niche

Abruptly having planes repossessed giving passengers pause when booking flights

Know before you go: Metro Vancouver launching real-time parking pilot program

Online real-time parking updates will be coming to Iona Beach and Boundary Bay regional parks.

Flair CEO says bigger rivals 'want us out' as airline scrambles after plane seizures

The head of Flair Airlines is accusing one of Canada's two major airlines of attempting to kneecap the discount carrier's operations by trying to lease four planes that were recently seized from it...

Ottawa greenlights WestJet's takeover of Sunwing

The federal government is giving the thumbs up to WestJet Airlines' takeover of Sunwing Airlines and SunwingVacations. Transport Minister Omar Alghabra says the decision "was not taken lightly"...

Airports gear up for passenger surge as spring break tests their capacity

Airports and airlines are preparing for a surge in passengers ahead of spring break after a year where the industry has struggled at peak times. As March break kicks off in Ontario this weekend,...

B.C. liquefied natural gas project helping to decarbonize West Coast tug and barge sector

First Nations company servicing Kitimat LNG export terminal another step closer to deploying the world’s first fleet of electric tugs in B.C.

HaiSea, Seaspan target tug gender diversity deficit

Haisla-shipyard partnership aims to attract more women to the province’s marine industry

Growing traffic congestion increases bus delays in Metro Vancouver

Bus ridership is currently greater than pre-pandemic ridership of all other transit modes combined.