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

Province approves first ride-hailing service — and it’s not Uber or Lyft

What happened: A B.C. company is the first to get approval from provincial regulators to operate ride-hailing services Why it matters: British Columbians have been waiting years for ride-hailing but...

Lyft unveils ride-hailing prices for Metro Vancouver passengers

What happened: Lyft has revealed its pricing scheme for Metro Vancouver riders Why it matters: Prices may fluctuate depending on additional regulatory fees as well as demand during peak...

Alex Fraser Bridge zipper truck ready to give northbound rush hour relief (WITH VIDEO)

Northbound morning commuters on the Alex Fraser Bridge will have four lanes to choose from next week with the introduction of a moveable barrier system using a  so-called zipper truck. The $70...

Canada Line union workers' contract expires in 3 weeks

The 150 Canada Line employees work under the BC Government and Service Employees Union (BCGEU)

TransLink looks at electric SeaBus options

TransLink has an established goal of using 100 per cent renewable energy in all operations by 2050

All Metro Vancouver mayors – except Doug McCallum – want regional ride-hailing licence

Surrey will not participate in licensing system agreed to by Mayor’s Council Dec. 12

Harbour Air conducts first test flight of all-electric seaplane

Return on investment in going electric is a ‘no-brainer’ says Harbour Air CEO

Deal struck, no SkyTrain shutdown

11th-hour deal averts strike

YVR wants TransLink to extend rapid transit south of the Fraser

The airport authority outlined its key priorities for TransLink’s new 30-year transit strategy

UPDATED: Roberts Bank container cargo terminal battle: Round 3

GCT Deltaport container terminal operator claims port authority breached environmental assessment act