LATEST TRANSPORTATION STORIES IN VANCOUVER

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

Bc7f7efb7f14384003cf51259b35ebe3?s=96&d=mm&r=g Kenneth Chan May 20, 2017 1,263
A new first impression for those traveling by coach bus.

Free transit in Whistler on weekends this summer

Bc7f7efb7f14384003cf51259b35ebe3?s=96&d=mm&r=g Kenneth Chan May 20, 2017 5,960
The municipality is trying to reduce heavy congestion on the Sea to Sky Highway.

UPDATED: Regular Canada Line service across Fraser River resumes

D8d194f40cb13417f79d4d8daee34fdb?s=96&d=mm&r=g DH Vancouver Staff May 19, 2017 3,565
There's no train service between Marine Drive and Bridgeport stations.

Bike lane approved for 10th Avenue in front of Vancouver General Hospital

Bc7f7efb7f14384003cf51259b35ebe3?s=96&d=mm&r=g Kenneth Chan May 17, 2017 2,779
A $3-million plan over five city blocks.

Vancouver wants TransLink to consider new Expo Line station at Clark Drive

Bc7f7efb7f14384003cf51259b35ebe3?s=96&d=mm&r=g Kenneth Chan May 13, 2017 5,606
Should there be an additional SkyTrain station at Clark Drive on the Expo Line?

Battery-powered electric buses coming to Metro Vancouver

Bc7f7efb7f14384003cf51259b35ebe3?s=96&d=mm&r=g Kenneth Chan May 12, 2017 3,514
They cost 80% less and have zero-emissions.

BC Ferries adding over 85 extra sailings for May long weekend

D8d194f40cb13417f79d4d8daee34fdb?s=96&d=mm&r=g DH Vancouver Staff May 11, 2017 592
The long weekend is expected to be a busy one.

SeaBus increasing to every 15 minutes until 9 pm daily

Ebccbad01116919d9474e1016d1b29c7?s=96&d=mm&r=g Eric Zimmer May 11, 2017 1,298
The new schedule goes into effect later this month.

Luxury cars impounded after rally on Sea-to-Sky Highway

Ebccbad01116919d9474e1016d1b29c7?s=96&d=mm&r=g Eric Zimmer May 10, 2017 9,506
Two drivers were clocked doing 162 km/h in a 90 km/ hr zone.

Full summer road closure of Marine Drive in Vancouver begins Monday

D8d194f40cb13417f79d4d8daee34fdb?s=96&d=mm&r=g DH Vancouver Staff May 06, 2017 5,966
A long span of Southwest Marine Drive will be closed until fall for road construction.

High-speed rail being considered from Vancouver to Squamish and Whistler

Bc7f7efb7f14384003cf51259b35ebe3?s=96&d=mm&r=g Kenneth Chan May 05, 2017 8,479
A new quick way to get to Squamish and Whistler is envisioned.

Multiple injuries after multi-car collision in Surrey Wednesday night

D8d194f40cb13417f79d4d8daee34fdb?s=96&d=mm&r=g DH Vancouver Staff May 04, 2017 3,352
Three people were trapped as a result of the incident.

227,000 rides on Vancouver's Mobi bike share system since launch

Bc7f7efb7f14384003cf51259b35ebe3?s=96&d=mm&r=g Kenneth Chan May 03, 2017 4,977
That's an average of only about 790 rides per day.

BMO Vancouver Marathon road closures and extra transit scheduled for this Sunday

D8d194f40cb13417f79d4d8daee34fdb?s=96&d=mm&r=g DH Vancouver Staff May 03, 2017 4,668
Just so there aren't any surprises.

TransLink ridership increases by 5.6% in first quarter of 2017

Bc7f7efb7f14384003cf51259b35ebe3?s=96&d=mm&r=g Kenneth Chan May 03, 2017 932
Big increases on the Expo, Millennium, and Canada Lines.

New non-stop flights from Vancouver to Melbourne

Bc7f7efb7f14384003cf51259b35ebe3?s=96&d=mm&r=g Kenneth Chan May 03, 2017 6,194
This means Vancouver will have frequent, non-stop flights to Australia's three largest cities.

Broadway Subway construction scheduled to start in fall 2019

Bc7f7efb7f14384003cf51259b35ebe3?s=96&d=mm&r=g Kenneth Chan May 02, 2017 10,021
And the extension could see its first rolling trains in 2025.

WestJet orders 20 Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft for new international routes

Bc7f7efb7f14384003cf51259b35ebe3?s=96&d=mm&r=g Kenneth Chan May 02, 2017 4,457
The state-of-the-art, long-range aircraft will mean new international routes.

Tesla is opening a new supercharger in downtown Vancouver

F4066d9f3104f8e48d87b5340aea3722?s=96&d=mm&r=g Bala Yogesh Apr 24, 2017 1,553
The company is doubling its charging stations across the globe.

Huge changes to Metro Vancouver buses coming on Monday

F4066d9f3104f8e48d87b5340aea3722?s=96&d=mm&r=g Bala Yogesh Apr 22, 2017 22,131
Some bus routes are being improved, others discontinued.

2 cougars spotted inside SkyTrain station in Port Moody

Bc7f7efb7f14384003cf51259b35ebe3?s=96&d=mm&r=g Kenneth Chan Apr 21, 2017 74,197
Two cougars have been spotted on the tracks in a SkyTrain station.

Trudeau backs away from controversial plan to sell major Canadian airports

Bc7f7efb7f14384003cf51259b35ebe3?s=96&d=mm&r=g Kenneth Chan Apr 21, 2017 8,482
Canada's major airports will not be sold off.

YVR Airport launching digital customs declarations for all international travellers

Bc7f7efb7f14384003cf51259b35ebe3?s=96&d=mm&r=g Kenneth Chan Apr 21, 2017 29,012
Paper customs declaration cards will be a thing of the past.

26 new hybrid articulated buses added to TransLink fleet

Bc7f7efb7f14384003cf51259b35ebe3?s=96&d=mm&r=g Kenneth Chan Apr 20, 2017 2,251
More new buses are coming to Vancouver's B-Line and express routes.

Downtown Vancouver's last-remaining gas station is for sale

Ebccbad01116919d9474e1016d1b29c7?s=96&d=mm&r=g Eric Zimmer Apr 11, 2017 4,323
Last call for gas.

Planned new Steveston interchange worse than Los Angeles freeways, says Richmond mayor

Bc7f7efb7f14384003cf51259b35ebe3?s=96&d=mm&r=g Kenneth Chan Apr 11, 2017 7,825
A 3-level interchange at Highway 99 and Steveston Highway is part of the $3.5-billion Massey Bridge plan.

Metrotown Station's new escalators nearly as high as Granville Station escalators

Bc7f7efb7f14384003cf51259b35ebe3?s=96&d=mm&r=g Kenneth Chan Apr 10, 2017 10,845
Almost as tall as the Granville Station escalators... except above ground.

BC Liberals and BC NDP battle over bridge tolls

Ebccbad01116919d9474e1016d1b29c7?s=96&d=mm&r=g Eric Zimmer Apr 10, 2017 1,012
A cap on tolls? No tolls at all?

Vancouver winter leaves pothole problems in its wake

Ebccbad01116919d9474e1016d1b29c7?s=96&d=mm&r=g Eric Zimmer Apr 10, 2017 517
One company has already repaired more than 3,300 potholes this winter.
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