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Friday, June 24, 2022


Transportation

9 reasons to visit Seattle this summer with FRS Clipper (CONTEST)

Plus a chance to WIN two-round trip Clipper tickets! ⛴️

Victoria launching free bicycle valet service to deter bike theft

Cyclists can park their bikes in a secure zone at City Hall. 🚴

BC Ferries looks to hire back hundreds of unvaccinated workers

Amid sailing cancellations fueled by staff shortages.

These BC Transit routes in Victoria will see service changes this summer

Amid construction and the summer tourism season.

BC Ferries scraps more Swartz Bay sailings due to staff shortage

Multiple Friday and Sunday sailings have been cancelled.

Sidney to Anacortes ferry won’t return to service until at least summer 2023

Staffing shortages are to blame once again.
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Staff shortage prompts BC Ferries sailing cancellations on Tuesday

Vaccination policies and a shortage of professional mariners are fueling hiring challenges.

BC Transit offering free fares in Victoria this Wednesday

Local transit-goers rejoice! 🚌
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15 BC Ferries pet peeves you should know about that annoy your fellow passengers

“Seats are for bums, not luggage” 🧳

Construction to repair flood damage on Malahat expected to be completed by summer 2023

The $15 million contract has been awarded to a Nanaimo company.

Sidney RCMP confirm suspicious items at Victoria International Airport were decommissioned grenades

The individual has been released pending a court date.

Victoria International Airport closed to commercial flights due to police incident

YYJ is asking travellers to avoid the airport at this time.

BC transit will add 11 electric buses to its fleet by summer 2023

With a goal to transition to an entirely electric fleet by 2040.

Foundation makes a push to restore Vancouver Island rail service

With twice-daily service between Victoria and Courtenay. 🚆

BC Ferries adding up to 110 extra sailings for May long weekend

Let the long weekend travels begin!

There’s now a ride-hailing company serving Victoria International Airport

Just in time for the busy tourism season! 🚕

Canada’s newest ‘ultra-affordable’ airline arrived in Victoria this week

Flights to Calgary start at $49. ✈️

BC Ferries to increase fuel surcharge to 2.5 per cent on June 1st

Bringing the cost up $2 per vehicle.

Driver shortage prompts BC Transit to cancel more trips in Greater Victoria on Thursday

Hundreds of trips across numerous routes have been cancelled this week.

Fueling frustration: Gas prices rise again in Victoria

Jumping over $2 a litre at some gas stations.

BC Ferries is offering free travel for Ukrainians fleeing their war-torn country

Translators and host volunteers can also travel for free!

70% of Vancouver Island drivers find electric vehicles are too expensive (POLL)

Will your next vehicle be electric?

BC drivers can ditch their ICBC licence plate decals starting next week

Don't forget to renew when the time comes!

Cruise ship scraps Wednesday stop in Victoria due to high winds

Passengers are making their way to Vancouver earlier than expected.

BC Transit offering Victoria residents free rides on Earth Day this Friday

Ditch the car and hop aboard the bus! 🚌

Cruise ships return to Victoria waters following pandemic pause

Ushering in a cruise season of 780,000 passengers.
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BC Transit gets $28 million in new pandemic operating funding from governments

BC Transit has seen a recovery of 70 per cent.

BC Transit labour shortage prompts service changes in Victoria

It’s leading to service reductions on some local transit routes.

Permanent repair work along Malahat slated to begin this spring

Ushering in delays for drivers.
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BC Ferries warns labour shortage could impact sailing schedule into the summer

A busier than usual peak season is expected.

BC drivers to get one-time relief rebate amid record-high gas prices

ICBC customers will see an extra $110 this May.

Traffic delays likely in Colwood as crews get started on intersection upgrades

At Metchosin Road and Latoria Boulevard.

Canada to remove pre-arrival COVID testing for fully-vaccinated travellers as of April 1st

Arriving by land, air or water ✈️

Cruise ships set to return to Victoria waters next month after two-year hiatus

Ushering in a cruise season of nearly 800,000 passengers.

Victoria residents turn to e-bikes, public transit amid record-breaking gas prices

A gas station in Central Saanich was charging 214.9 cents per litre today. 😬

Sidney to Anacortes ferry route cancelled this spring due to shortage of crew

With service unlikely to be restored for the summer season.

BC Ferries’ fourth Salish class vessel expected to arrive in Victoria this Thursday

It can carry 138 vehicles and 600 passengers 🚢
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West Jet is offering flights as low as $35 one-way as part of their...

Time to take flight! ✈️

BC Transit express route launching between Nanaimo and Duncan this month

A one-way fare will cost $7.50.

BC Transit extends Refugee Pass Program for Greater Victoria

The program offers a year's worth of free bus rides to incoming refugees.

Victoria Clipper ferry service to return to operation in April

And you can book your tickets now!

WestJet slashes an additional 20% of its scheduled flights throughout March

Due to the ongoing impacts of COVID-19