Transportation

Nanaimo Ladysmith Public Schools is expecting two electric buses, with seatbelts, in January. (Nanaimo Ladysmith Public Schools photo)

Nanaimo-Ladysmith school district to see two new electric buses with seatbelts

Seatbelt pilot project was previously announced for the school district

 

Qualicum School District’s first electric school bus is on its way

Charging stations to be installed this fall

 

South Island Transportation Strategy looks to reduce reliance on personal vehicles

EV charging stations, bike lockers, new park-and-ride stalls among solutions in Capital Region

 

Gold River council raises concerns about Highway 28 with transport minister

Commuity asks ministry to look into increased traffic and parking needs due to tourism

Opinion: Reconciliation is only as strong as its partnerships

Bamfield Road deal is an ideal example of the province working with First Nations

Exploring the mystery of a scooter-free YYJ

Victoria should be a ‘no brainer’ for e-scooter program, say company executives

Vancouver Island MP and Minister Garneau exchange letters on BC Ferries safety regulations

MP Blaney asks the ‘reasoning’ behind ferry passengers being banned from lower car decks

School buses of Gabriola students will be ferried to and from Nanaimo each day

New service starts due to challenges of physical distancing aboard MV Quinsam ferry

$30M plan announced to make Bamfield Road safer

Gov’t announcement comes as first anniversary of UVic student deaths approaches

Waivin’ Flags given green light to start bus service from Port Hardy to Campbell River

The local taxi company will replace Tofino Bus Service, which cut off service in May

Saanich residents call on province to address McKenzie Interchange safety concerns

Ministry says some desired safety improvements will be addressed by Saanich

B.C. government upgrading highway lighting to LEDs on Vancouver Island

Province projects lower energy use and annual cost savings

Operator terminating bus connection to North Vancouver Island

Passenger Transportation board approves Tofino Bus push to eliminate Campbell River/Port Hardy route

Area residents concerned about aftermath of McKenzie interchange construction

Ministry says neighbours’ concerns being heard, will be addressed

BC Ferries’ COVID-related financial woes compounded by lack of transit bailout funding

Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure Claire Trevena insists no fare increases on the way

Victoria Clipper suspends services through April 2021

International travel restrictions, COVID-19 uncertainty lead to decision

Horrifying video shows near head-on collision on Trans Canada

The video was captured on dash cam along Highway 1

Campbell River’s defunct cruise ship terminal to undergo evaluation for future plans

With no cruise ship coming through, the $16million terminal has been a white elephant for over 13 years

Work gets underway on Pat Bay Highway overpass at Keating Cross Road

Motorists are advised to expect some delays in July and August

Rock blasting along Tofino-Ucluelet highway put on hiatus

Commuters should still expect delays on Hwy. 4.