Friday, January 24, 2020


hybrid ships

BC Ferries’ new hybrid ships dock at Port Hope Maritime tomorrow in Victoria

Here’s how and where you can watch the unloading!

Uber and Lyft have officially been approved to operate in parts of BC

But ride sharing applications have been declined for Vancouver Island
Hybrid ships

New BC Ferries hybrid ships arrive in Victoria tomorrow

They dock at Ogden Point before heading up island

Plane bound for Victoria lands in Vancouver after hitting bird

There were 31 passengers aboard the WestJet flight from Calgary
Hybrid ships

BC Ferries has cancelled over 30 sailings due to high winds

There are wind and rain warnings for much of Vancouver Island and the gulf coast.

View Royal will receive a new $32M HandyDART operations facility

It will be able to accommodate 110 buses
Hybrid ships

BC Ferries’ first hybrid electric vessels will reach Victoria by early 2020

They started their journey from Romania last month.

Over 25% of Malahat crashes are caused by driver inattentiveness (REPORT)

ICBC data breaks down all Malahat crashes over the past decade.

B.C. transportation board grants first-ever ride-sharing license

Lyft and Uber are still waiting to hear back about their licenses.

Province says building emergency detour route for Malahat not feasible (REPORT)

Due to collateral impacts and associated costs of the proposed routes

BC Ferries removes 1.5% fuel surcharge starting December 17

Due to a decrease in the price of diesel

Ultra-budget Swoop Airlines are landing in Victoria in 2020

Did someone say cheap flights? 🙋🏻‍♀️
Rapid Transit

BC Transit will phase in wider bike racks on their buses in 2020

The new racks can fit up to three-inch tires.

BC Ferries adds over 170 extra sailings between December 19 and January 1

Most of them are scheduled for the Victoria - Vancouver route

Harbour Air successfully flies world’s first electric commercial aircraft (VIDEO)

Sky's the limit for clean, green transportation! ✈️

Traffic reduced to one lane on Pat Bay Highway due to vehicle incident

Expect delays due to heavy congestion

Bay Street bridge will be reduced to one-lane traffic in the evening starting Monday

For crews to complete the last phase of upgrades
Rapid Transit

BC Transit seeking public input on changes to bus routes in Sooke

How do you feel about Sooke’s transit system?

Victoria announces four new bike lane corridors for next phase of network

And the city wants you to provide feedback on the designs

Motorists advised of delays due to rock blasting along Trans Canada Highway

To widen it to four lanes between the Leigh Road Interchange and West Shore Parkway

Air Canada named ‘2019 Airline of the Year’ by American luxury travel magazine

The airline was also named the best in North America for three years in a row

Harbour Air cancels, delays flights in Victoria and Nanaimo due to bad weather

The ferries might be the only way out this morning

Over 450 youth bus passes picked up at Victoria city hall in less than...

There are a total of 7,200 free youth passes available

Province unveils new pilot project for mobile government offices in Langford

The space will accommodate about 100 workers.

Victoria council passes councillor Dubow’s motion challenging them to take transit for a week

Several local leaders have already expressed interest in partaking

85 BC Ferries passengers stranded near Swartz Bay due to vessel malfunction

The Salish Raven was on its way to Victoria from Pender Island

BC Ferries offers free travel for military personnel and seniors on Remembrance Day

They've also added 28 extra sailings for the upcoming holiday weekend

Youth in Victoria will be getting free bus passes starting December 1st

For Victoria residents aged 12-19 years old.
BC Transit Bus Lane

BC Transit offering free rides for veterans and military personnel on Remembrance Day

Bus routes also stop near several major ceremony locations around town

BC Ferries cancels several sailings due to strong winds

Southern coastal BC is under a wind advisory this morning
Galloping Goose

Sections of Galloping Goose Trail will be closed due to McKenzie interchange project

The first round of closures starts on Monday

Bay Street bridge will resume two-way traffic on Monday

But construction will continue during the evenings

Here are all the road closures for the 2019 GoodLife Marathon in Victoria this...

Make sure you check this before going downtown 👀
A windstorm is affecting the BC Ferries schedule

BC Ferries adds over 90 extra sailings for Thanksgiving long weekend

The most popular travel day will be Thanksgiving Monday

BC Transit cancels 11 trips in Victoria on Monday evening

The transit advisory will end at 9:59 p.m. tonight

City of Victoria seeks lower rates on youth bus passes from BC Transit

These youth passes are still on track to be offered no later than November 30th