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

Harbour Air to test-fly ‘world’s first fully electric commercial aircraft’ December 11

The Beaver seaplane retrofitted with a 750 horsepower all-electric magni500 propulsion system

YVR hoping to keep emissions from soaring

Airport to develop biofuel supply chain to reduce emissions from flying

Transit shutdown avoided as union, employer reach tentative deal

With negotiations going down to the wire, the union representing Metro Vancouver transit workers and Coast Mountain Bus Company came to a tentative agreement early Wednesday morning (November 27),...

B.C. business groups raise the alarm over potential transit shutdown

What happened: Various industry groups warn of the potential economic consequences of a system-wide transit shutdown Why it matters: B.C.’s economy has been slowing throughout 2019 and a transit...

TransLink offers tips on how to prepare for transit shutdown

Starting on Wednesday, Nov. 27, residents of the Lower Mainland will have to make alternative arrangements if they usually ride the bus to work. Unifor, the union representing bus operators and...

CN reaches tentative agreement with striking workers

Normal operations will resume on Wednesday

Vancouver Airport Authority CEO Craig Richmond to retire in mid-2020

Richmond was Business in Vancouver’s 2019 CEO of the year for running a not-for-profit company

New ‘lower cost’ charter airline operating out of a Metro Vancouver regional airport

Metro Vancouverites now have a new option for flights to destinations in B.C. and Alberta. Air West Charters, which flies out of Delta’s Boundary Bay Airport, began offering chartered flights in...

Translink CEO urges employers to allow telecommuting during system-wide bus strike

Kevin Desmond says 350,000 bus riders a day will be looking for other options

Vancouver-based Seaspan announces major corporate reorganization and energy asset acquisition

World's largest container ship charter owner and manager to create new global asset management company and invest US$750 million in mobile energy operation