LATEST TRANSPORTATION STORIES IN VANCOUVER

Busy part of West 49th Avenue closed for construction over the next 2 weeks

D8d194f40cb13417f79d4d8daee34fdb?s=96&d=mm&r=g DH Vancouver Staff Jun 23, 2017 803
The closure west of Cambie Street began yesterday.

Man high on crystal meth will not face prison after SkyTrain delays

4dd0e852301e879ba5ea9b17866c778b?s=96&d=mm&r=g Simran Singh Jun 21, 2017 18,974
The delays cost the system $300,000 in damages.

TransLink releases special edition Compass Card to celebrate Canada 150

Bc7f7efb7f14384003cf51259b35ebe3?s=96&d=mm&r=g Kenneth Chan Jun 21, 2017 15,181
20,000 of these patriotic cards have been produced!

New BC Ferries vessel begins service between Tsawwassen and Gulf Islands

Bc7f7efb7f14384003cf51259b35ebe3?s=96&d=mm&r=g Kenneth Chan Jun 21, 2017 456
It's the second of three new Salish-class vessels.

Uber founder Travis Kalanick gives up driver's seat as company CEO

F502f7908ba095fe2659859b7d60ec54?s=96&d=mm&r=g Daily Hive Staff Jun 21, 2017 404
He will remain on the board of directors, though.

West Coast Express to operate on Canada Day for the first time

Bc7f7efb7f14384003cf51259b35ebe3?s=96&d=mm&r=g Kenneth Chan Jun 19, 2017 1,906
After all, it's Canada's 150th birthday.

SkyTrain service disrupted this morning due to equipment fire

D8d194f40cb13417f79d4d8daee34fdb?s=96&d=mm&r=g DH Vancouver Staff Jun 18, 2017 4,373
Expo Line service was significantly disrupted for 4 hours this morning.

Mayor warns other Canadian cities leapfrogging Vancouver for federal transit funding

Bc7f7efb7f14384003cf51259b35ebe3?s=96&d=mm&r=g Kenneth Chan Jun 16, 2017 5,227
Blame the provincial government.

TransLink extending NightBus service hours beginning this June

Ebccbad01116919d9474e1016d1b29c7?s=96&d=mm&r=g Eric Zimmer Jun 13, 2017 2,775
A total of 24,000 more hours will be added to the transit network.

BC Liberals have abolished transit referendum requirement, says Sam Sullivan

Bc7f7efb7f14384003cf51259b35ebe3?s=96&d=mm&r=g Kenneth Chan Jun 12, 2017 3,034
Former Vancouver Mayor Sam Sullivan is the new Minister responsible for TransLink.

Parking meters installed: Vancouver ends free 2-hour parking in West End

Bc7f7efb7f14384003cf51259b35ebe3?s=96&d=mm&r=g Kenneth Chan Jun 09, 2017 7,865
It replaces all the free 2-hour street parking spaces.

New Westminster sinkhole partially swallows van Friday morning

Ebccbad01116919d9474e1016d1b29c7?s=96&d=mm&r=g Eric Zimmer Jun 09, 2017 3,482
Limited traffic is allowed in the area.

New $3.5-billion bridge to replace George Massey Tunnel in jeopardy

Bc7f7efb7f14384003cf51259b35ebe3?s=96&d=mm&r=g Kenneth Chan Jun 09, 2017 7,833
A minority government led by the BC NDP and BC Greens will likely kill the project.

A new proposal wants children and teenagers to ride transit for free

Bc7f7efb7f14384003cf51259b35ebe3?s=96&d=mm&r=g Kenneth Chan Jun 08, 2017 2,155
They will be more likely to use transit when they turn into adults.

BC Ferries named one of world's "most scenic" rides

Ebccbad01116919d9474e1016d1b29c7?s=96&d=mm&r=g Eric Zimmer Jun 08, 2017
The list includes ferry operations in Spain, New York, Australia, and Norway.

Dutch company to build two new BC Ferries vessels

Bc7f7efb7f14384003cf51259b35ebe3?s=96&d=mm&r=g Kenneth Chan Jun 08, 2017 1,807
Both vessels will cost a combined $86.5 million.

Rogue bagpiper regales traffic on Ironworkers Bridge (PHOTOS)

87597f5b8e86c1f11ef6c2f3ab7c0b2b?s=96&d=mm&r=g Jenni Sheppard Jun 08, 2017 3,664
Just when you thought the jam couldn't get any worse.

Mayors' Council creates commission for mobility pricing in Metro Vancouver

Bc7f7efb7f14384003cf51259b35ebe3?s=96&d=mm&r=g Kenneth Chan Jun 08, 2017 1,462
The commission will have $2.31 million to come up with recommendations.

BC-based charter airline acquires NewLeaf

Bc7f7efb7f14384003cf51259b35ebe3?s=96&d=mm&r=g Kenneth Chan Jun 07, 2017 2,325
NewLeaf was already using the charter airline's planes and flight crew.

Jackie Chan is coming to Vancouver this month

Bc7f7efb7f14384003cf51259b35ebe3?s=96&d=mm&r=g Kenneth Chan Jun 05, 2017 10,305
There's going to be a 'Rumble in Vancouver'.

TransLink transit fares increasing on July 1

Bc7f7efb7f14384003cf51259b35ebe3?s=96&d=mm&r=g Kenneth Chan Jun 05, 2017 35,807
There will be increases annually over the next 3 years.

WestJet confirms it will start Vancouver to China flights

Bc7f7efb7f14384003cf51259b35ebe3?s=96&d=mm&r=g Kenneth Chan Jun 02, 2017 7,096
"We're looking at east, west, and south from YVR."

Lamborghini driver crashes into fire hydrant in Vancouver

D8d194f40cb13417f79d4d8daee34fdb?s=96&d=mm&r=g DH Vancouver Staff May 31, 2017 21,439
Only in Vancouver.

New Vancouver to Jamaica direct flights begin this winter

Bc7f7efb7f14384003cf51259b35ebe3?s=96&d=mm&r=g Kenneth Chan May 31, 2017 5,010
New flights to sunny Montego Bay!

US could ban laptops on all flights into and out of the country (VIDEO)

F502f7908ba095fe2659859b7d60ec54?s=96&d=mm&r=g Daily Hive Staff May 30, 2017 1,854
Flying south for work could suddenly get a lot less productive.

SFU students launch 'Airbnb of parking' app in Vancouver

Ebccbad01116919d9474e1016d1b29c7?s=96&d=mm&r=g Eric Zimmer May 30, 2017 7,729
The app is called OpenSpot.

Vancouver mistakes Air Canada advertising stunt for fighter jet escort

D8d194f40cb13417f79d4d8daee34fdb?s=96&d=mm&r=g DH Vancouver Staff May 30, 2017 8,029
It's a bird! It's a plane! It's a...fighter jet?

SkyTrain car fills up with smoke due to mechanical issue (VIDEO)

D8d194f40cb13417f79d4d8daee34fdb?s=96&d=mm&r=g DH Vancouver Staff May 27, 2017 7,013
Passengers evacuated the old Mark I car after it began filling up with smoke.

VPD issues reminder to riders of 'noisy motorcycles'

D8d194f40cb13417f79d4d8daee34fdb?s=96&d=mm&r=g DH Vancouver Staff May 25, 2017 2,586
Keep it down, say police.

Whistler building new $6.8-million 'Gateway Loop' for coach buses

Bc7f7efb7f14384003cf51259b35ebe3?s=96&d=mm&r=g Kenneth Chan May 20, 2017 1,912
A new first impression for those traveling by coach bus.
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