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Sunday, September 25, 2022


Transportation

A BC Ferries vessel forgot to load foot passengers and had to turn around

Quickest U-turn ever. 😬
Salish Orca

BC Ferries expands Wi-Fi service to 14 additional terminals

Still no public Wi-Fi onboard 😔

BC Ferries saw record-breaking vehicle traffic this past spring

Plus a 74% increase in foot passengers!

Serious collision leaves motorcyclist with potentially life-threatening injuries Wednesday morning: VicPD

It occurred at the intersection of Cook and Finlayson.

Construction of protected cycling lanes on Tillicum Road will begin early August

With a projected budget of $500,000.

Section of highway to Tofino and Ucluelet will see three consecutive overnight closures

The project is expected to be completed by the end of the summer.
Salish Orca

BC Ferries and Snuneymuxw First Nation enter into relationship agreement

Four BC Ferry terminals operate on this territory.

Shelbourne Street improvements project moving into phase two next week

Construction is expected to take approximately 24 months.

BC Ferries cancels evening sailings to and from Salt Spring Island until July 28th

Sailings will be replaced by a passenger-only water taxi.

Here’s what you need to know during closure of a section of Lochside Trail...

Between Quadra Street and McKenzie Avenue.

BC Ferries fires CEO Mark Collins ‘effective immediately’, interim CEO appointed

Amid ongoing cancellations and delays in ferry system.

Rollover crash closes intersection near Uptown in Saanich Wednesday morning

There is currently no ETA for re-opening.

A long-running Vancouver Island ferry service is bringing back Sunday sailings this August

A 3.5 hour scenic sailing along the inlet and sound.

Highway 14 delays expected with final phase of the Connie Road to Glinz Lake...

This work is expected to be complete by the end of the day Tuesday.

Province warns of overnight delays on Malahat near Tunnel Hill next week

As crews begin preparations for permanent repairs.

BC Ferries shares travel tips ahead of busy Canada Day long weekend

The corporation is bracing for “very high” vehicle volumes.

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.
Queen of Alberni

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! 🚌
Queen of Alberni

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! 🚌