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CN train collides with truck on North Van railroad crossing

CN train collides with truck on North Van railroad crossing

Investigators are still trying to determine why the truck was on the railroad tracks at the time. No one was injured in the incident.
B.C. Transit sending back loaner electric bus as it looks for new supplier

B.C. Transit sending back loaner electric bus as it looks for new supplier

Proterra previously won a $20-million contract to provide B.C. Transit with 10 electric buses for the capital region this fall, but has filed for bankruptcy protection
All-electric tugboats ready to charge into action in Vancouver harbour

All-electric tugboats ready to charge into action in Vancouver harbour

There are just six electric tugboats in the world, and two of them are set to ply the waters of Burrad Inlet
B.C. Ferries pushes prepaid fares, increases reservation fee

B.C. Ferries pushes prepaid fares, increases reservation fee

Those booking passage on the Swartz Bay-Tsawwassen, Departure Bay, Nanaimo-Horseshoe Bay, and Duke Point-Tsawwassen routes will now pay $20 to reserve instead of $18
B.C. container terminal operator calls its emissions data a 'trade secret'

B.C. container terminal operator calls its emissions data a 'trade secret'

VANCOUVER — The B.C. company that operates Canada's largest container terminal is going to court against the federal government to keep five years of greenhouse-gas emissions data secret.
New rules mean B.C. drivers must keep further away from cyclists

New rules mean B.C. drivers must keep further away from cyclists

The transportation minister says it's another step "in modernizing our rules to keep up with new technologies that are changing how people are getting around."
Speed limiting devices to become mandatory on heavy B.C. commercial trucks

Speed limiting devices to become mandatory on heavy B.C. commercial trucks

VICTORIA — The British Columbia Transportation Ministry says commercial trucks above a certain weight will soon be required to be fitted with technology to limit how fast they travel on provincial roadways.
How prepared is Vancouver’s North Shore for a bridge-out scenario?

How prepared is Vancouver’s North Shore for a bridge-out scenario?

Work to upgrade the Lions Gate and Ironworkers Memorial bridges to meet federal safety standards is in the design phase, province says.
Washing bays for double-decker buses eyed for Port Coquitlam hub

Washing bays for double-decker buses eyed for Port Coquitlam hub

Port Coquitlam city council is reviewing TransLink's application this week, which includes a more eco-friendly building for a proposed $31.1-million upgrade.
Airlines, shippers pitch feds on boosting sustainable infrastructure funding

Airlines, shippers pitch feds on boosting sustainable infrastructure funding

MONTREAL — Airlines and marine shippers have asked Ottawa to beef up funding for sustainable transport, money they hope will flow toward green supply chains and upgrades to existing infrastructure.