Transportation

V2V Empress

Here’s how to get 50% off V2V’s scenic Victoria-Vancouver passenger ferry

Don't miss your chance to gobble up these savings!

The Malahat is nearing completion and the new lanes could open by next week

Great news for those travelling up and down the island!

Major upgrades to Sooke Road are nearly complete

The $10 million project was first announced in January
bike lane

Victoria wins community planning and development award for bike lanes

Victoria's application was chosen over four other applicants

RCMP looking for witnesses of 3-vehicle crash on Sooke Road Friday

All three drivers were transported to hospital for injuries.

School bus routes delayed or cancelled due to accidents on Sooke Rd

Parents/guardians are being advised to make alternate arrangements

Traffic backed up due to vehicle incident on Blanshard and Caledonia

Police have blocked the lanes in which the accident took place

Sonic the Hedgehog filming will shut down part of Vancouver Island highway today

Watch out for this little blue speed demon!

Ford recalls over 330,000 trucks in Canada due to fire risk

And more than 2 million vehicles in North America overall 😬

WestJet and Air Canada are increasing check-in baggage fees

Prepare to shell out more cash when you travel...

These 4 Saanich intersections will be getting a new high-friction road coating

The goal is to reduce rear-end collisions

Toyota recalls 7,000+ vehicles in Canada due to fire risk

ATTN: everyone that has a Toyota Prius or know someone who does

Cyclist collides with BC Transit bus on Pat Bay off-ramp

Police have determined that the BC Transit bus driver was not at fault.

BC Ferries sailings cancellations result in long lines and wait times

Four trips were cancelled this morning 😣

Dashcam footage captures terrifying close call on the Malahat (VIDEO)

"...ever wonder why they have to shut down the Malahat so often?"

WestJet cancels multiple major service routes across Canada

The company is trying to reverse its first quarterly loss in 13 years

Harbour Air cancels flights due to low visibility from wildfire smoke

Passengers may need to alter their travel plans
BC Transit Bus Lane

BC Transit will offer more frequent service to Victoria International Airport

Several new routes and expansions later...
traffic signal

Traffic signal work to cause delays at Douglas-Hillside intersection Sunday

Traffic signal work is expected to run from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m.
bike lane

There were 39,000 cycling trips over this Saanich bike crossing in July

That's 5,000 more crossings than the same time last year 🚴‍♂️
U-bicycle

U-bicycle North America extends bike share network to Langford

30 bikes will be part of the city's network
carey road

This is why a traffic light is being installed on Douglas Street at Carey...

It's part of the province's priority bus lane project
V2V Empress

V2V ferry service from Victoria to Vancouver will not operate in the fall or...

The last sailing of the season will be on October 15th

Multiple vehicle collision closes southbound lanes of the Pat Bay Highway (UPDATED)

Four vehicles were involved in the collision
red-light cameras

Red-light cameras now operating 24 hours per day at high-crash intersections

Two of the cameras are in the Greater Victoria area
drivers

Over 40% of drivers failed ICBC’s Drive Smart Refresher Test

Over 45,000 British Columbians took the test in less than three weeks
u-bikes

This bike share company is donating decommissioned bicycles to those in need

25 U-bicycles will be donated this summer

Driver charged with impaired driving in vehicle rollover accident in Central Saanich

Both occupants of the vehicle were transported to hospital with minor injuries
greyhound

56% of Canadians say government should step in to maintain rural bus routes (POLL)

Greyhound announced it will cancel service in Western Canada this October
BC Ferries

BC Ferries looks to acquire five new vessels to replace aging fleet

The first vessels aren't expected to be delivered until 2020

Johnson Street Bridge will be closed for four hours tonight

Plan to take the Bay Street bridge instead

Two people critically injured in highway collision near Ladysmith

Traffic is being detoured in both directions on Davis Road
stop sign

Here’s what you’re not supposed to do at a four-way stop (VIDEO)

You all know stop signs mean stop, right?
gillespie road

Gillespie Road will be closed nightly as Roche Cove bridge is replaced

The closures will take place from 9 p.m. through 5 a.m., and will last for about two weeks
Uber

B.C. will not be getting rideshare services until 2019

For now, the province is focusing on increasing the number of taxis on the streets
icbc

ICBC launches refresher course for drivers as crashes hit all-time high

There was a total of 350,000 crashes in 2017—46,000 on Vancouver Island

Four-vehicle accident closes down McKenzie Ave on Sunday night

It was caused by a Honda driver who suffered a "medical event"
bc transit

BC Transit’s first electric bus will go into regular service this month

The bus can travel at least 250 kilometres on a single charge 🚌
driving

This is the flattest route you can take driving from Victoria to Alberta

The route takes around 11 hours to complete.

Malahat overnight paving work is starting tonight and will take two months

Paving will take place from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m., Sunday through Friday evenings.
greyhound

Greyhound Canada will no longer provide bus services in B.C.

Decreasing ridership was one of the primary factors behind the decision.

The Admirals Road construction and safety upgrades are now complete

The goal was to make the road safer for drivers, cyclists, and pedestrians alike

Johnson Street Bridge traffic will be delayed for paving work this Sunday

Paving work is scheduled to take place from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Dashcam captures importance of HWY barrier following Nanaimo crash (VIDEO)

Another powerful example for advocates of lane dividers along the full length of the Malahat.

Faulty bus shrouds Fort Street in smoke

Looks like something out of a movie 😳
modo

Modo now allows drivers with ‘L’ licenses to use its carsharing service

Young drivers will be designated as Green Members, who can join Modo under a Principal Member's account.
bike lane

Cyclists more likely to be blamed than drivers for road conflicts (POLL)

The poll also says the majority of Canadians think separated bike lanes are a good thing.

BC Transit’s new electric bus was spotted on a test run in Oak Bay

Have you seen this battery-operated BC Transit mobile yet?
ICBC

Over half of CRD residents’ daily trips are made by car (SURVEY)

One in five daily trips are made via active transportation like biking or walking.

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