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

Seattle airport upgrades put YVR in crosshairs

Sea-Tac’s new US$968m passenger handling facility targets international business

B.C. revving up for e-scooter pilot projects

What happened: The province is now accepting applications for e-scooter pilot projects Why it matters: The devices are banned from roads and sidewalks, but the pilot will allow their deployment in...

More than 140 ‘ice bomb’ insurance claims reported to ICBC

Reports of damage due to ice falling from Lower Mainland bridges a fraction of claims calls received by the insurer over the past week

UPDATED: LNG to power BC Ferries to a lower-carbon future

Maintaining service reliability complicates the publicly owned transportation company’s fossil fuel replacement game plan

Grappling with the high cost of greening marine transportation

New International Maritime Organization low-sulphur fuel rules are the first step in cleaning up transpacific and other major shipping arteries

Seaspan’s US$200 million Swiber plan sidelined

Vancouver-based container shipping giant’s Asian LNG project terminated

V2V Vacations shutting down its Victoria-Vancouver ferry service

V2V Vacations, the passenger ferry service running between downtown Victoria and downtown Vancouver, announced Monday that it is shutting down. In a statement on its website, V2V Vacations said it...

B.C. streamlines truck permitting along key corridors

Project Cargo Corridor to facilitate approvals for trucks travelling between the Lower Mainland and Alberta

Expansion helps Abbotsford International Airport welcome one million annual passengers

Growth at the Lower Mainland’s second-largest airport is at 18.7% so far this year