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

Ride-hailing may hit B.C. roads by September

What happened: Victoria sets date to accept applications from ride-hailing companies Why it matters: The province says the soonest services could be available in B.C. — one of the few jurisdictions...

Worker abuse by BC Ferries passengers focus of new campaign

With the busiest time of the year underway for BC Ferries, there’s been a renewed emphasis on ferry employee abuse at the hands of angry passengers. Heading into the Canada Day long weekend, BC...

Updating B.C. taxi fares aim of $67,000 cabbie survey

Drivers questioned about vehicle ownership and costs, service areas, work hours

Ride hailing will address taxi shortcomings: Passenger Transportation Board

Enforcement not stopping illegal ride sharing; fares not standard

Updated: Trade, tariff war taking its toll on global shipping optimism

High debt levels in U.S., uncertainty over China’s economy eroding confidence in trade

The ‘Uber’ of private jets? Canadian pilot brings private air travel to the masses

Is it the ‘Uber’ of the private jets? Not exactly – but Jettly, a web and single app charter booking platform that offers private air travel through on-demand features, hopes to make make the...

Flair Air chairman urges Canada to cap airport improvement fees

Move would reduce airfares in Canada and stem cross-border trips for cheaper airfares

Trucking industry group welcomes rate-setting regulatory amendments

Association says it supports government decision to give container trucking commissioner authority to set rates and fuel surcharges and to compensate drivers for trips without containers

UPDATED: B.C. port workers, maritime employers ratify new contract

International Longshore and Warehouse Union Canada, BC Maritime Employers Association agree to new five-year deal

TransLink nixes idea of all-night weekend SkyTrain

TransLink likely won’t be having all-night SkyTrain service on Fridays and Saturdays anytime soon. The transit authority released a report today that says there are too many negatives involved with...