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

North Shore terminals humming through trade fracas

Exports through the North Shore’s export terminals continue to hum despite some commodities being whipsawed in global trade disputes. Mid-year stats released by the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority...

Ride-hailing services to face price restrictions in B.C. but no caps on fleet size

What happened: Passenger Transportation Board has clarified rules for ride-hailing, ranging from pricing to boundaries Why it matters: While a number of operators have announced plans to work in...

Scrap ride-hailing class 4 requirement: Okanagan mayors

Demand harmful to smaller communities’ business, letter to minister says

People could be in fully automated cars by 2035

Challenges include determining an acceptable death level for automated driving

Canada’s largest port largely ‘immune’ to global trade politics

Port of Vancouver set new volume, container records despite trade volatility

Updated: Hong Kong airport cancels flights as protest enters second day

The massive protests in Hong Kong has further disrupted one of Asia’s top business hubs (and one of Vancouver’s main links to the region) as the city’s airport has cancelled all flights Monday in and...

Ride-hailing service Lyft to apply to operate in Vancouver

What happened: Lyft says it wants to offer ride-hailing service in Vancouver this year Why it matters: The province begins accepting applications from potential operators next month but Uber has yet...

TransLink targets Massey Tunnel for improved transit service

Improving transit service through the George Massey Tunnel and along the Highway 99 corridor will be one of TransLink’s priorities. Officials with the transit authority recently outlined Delta’s...

Kater-related taxi firms opposed similar ride-hailing model under Liberals

Taxi firms getting 200 new cabs said two years ago 150 more would exceed demand

Wrestling with B.C.’s port automation integration puzzle

Analysis | West Coast container cargo handlers need technology updates to remain competitive, but workforce disruption looms large on the waterfront