Transportation

‘This is a crucial step’: Highway 4 on its way towards fully reopening

The highway will be fully closed for one week in mid-August.

‘A route they can count on’: Keating Cross Road overpass construction now underway

Here are the impacts construction will have on commuters.

There’s a new airline coming to Victoria offering flights to Toronto

And you can fly roundtrip for under $500!

BC Ferries warns of significant delays at ferry terminals this Canada Day long weekend

Due to a retrofit delay of one of the vessels.

BC Ferries releases summer schedule with caveat of potential cancellations

They just hired 140 staff members to avoid cancelling sailings.

Nearly half of those taking their road test in BC are failing: ICBC

Keep your eyes on the road!

Highway 4 to Tofino set to reopen this weekend after being closed for nearly...

It'll start with single-lane-alternating travel.

Two confirmed dead following plane crash off coast of northern Vancouver Island

The victims have not been identified.

WestJet claims their flights will be cheaper after absorbing Swoop and Sunwing

At least there’s still Flair…🤷

Cameron Bluffs wildfire near Port Alberni ‘being held’ after burning for 13 days

It is one of four ‘wildfires of note’ in BC.

BC Ferries sees record-breaking number of vehicles onboard last year

It's the highest numbers in 63-years.

Cameron Bluffs wildfire grows to 254 hectares while moving away from HWY 4

Despite the rain over the weekend.
BC Ferries

BC Ferries looks to take on multi-million dollar upgrade on its major terminals

To speed up check-in and ticketing.

44 years of all-you-can-eat: BC Ferries shuts down Pacific Buffet for good

Have your say on what takes its place!

Uber drivers finally take to the streets of Greater Victoria after years of trying

Much to the chagrin of local cab companies.
Rapid Transit

Here’s how Victoria cyclists can ride the bus for free during Go By Bike...

Everything's better when it’s free! 🚲🚌

WestJet and Swoop strike narrowly averted after last minute tentative agreement reached

Just two hours before the airline’s ultimatum.
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WestJet Group gearing up for strike by cancelling flights rather than increasing wages

Most YYJ flights have not been impacted thus far.

UVic to expand its cycling network thanks to new federal funding

$2.4 million is coming their way to make some major upgrades! 🚵

Oak Bay municipal worker struck and killed by vehicle Wednesday morning

The incident occurred on Monterey Avenue.

157 kilometres of highways on Vancouver Island to be resurfaced this summer

The project is costing BC $30 million.
Ferry

BC Ferries adds extra sailings for peak demand during busy May long weekend

If you don’t book ahead, you may have to build a raft!

Can you hear me now: Highway connecting Sooke to Port Renfrew now has cell...

Rogers Communications brought service to the region.

Uber takes backseat while Uride moves in on Victoria looking for drivers

They’re luring drivers with a $10,000 bonus.

Sidney Mayor writes Washington Governor in hopes of relaunching Sidney-Anacortes ferry

Washington said they wouldn’t relaunch the ferry until 2030.

BC Ferries eliminates fees for those travelling for medical reasons

Over 300,000 people used the program last year.
Tofino Bus Jeff

Vancouver Island’s only intercity bus to Tofino returns after a slow off-season

Pack your bags for a Tofino adventure! 🏄

High winds force BC Ferries to cancel several sailings along major routes Thursday

Swartz Bay has hit their capacity for customers waiting to travel.

Paid parking hours in Victoria will likely be extended following city council vote

If passed, the bylaw would come into effect May 1st.

New high-speed passenger ferry from Nanaimo to Vancouver ferry set to begin service this...

The service returns after more than 17 years!

You can now order cannabis straight to your doorstep in Victoria

Just in time for 4/20!
BC Transit Bus Lane

Victorians can ride BC Transit for free this Saturday to celebrate Earth Day

Ditch the car and hop aboard the bus! 🚌

Construction of new Keating overpass exit on Pat Bay Hwy starting soon

And is expected to be completed in the spring of 2025.
bike lane

More protected bike lanes coming to Fort Street along with additional traffic safety measures

Construction is expected to take 10-months, beginning this week.

Esquimalt next up to slash speed limits to 30 km/h on all residential roads

You can still have your say!

BC investing $9M in Ogden Point allowing cruise ships to turn off engines while...

This will make the whales very happy! 🐳

5 traveling tips you need to know before hitting the road this Easter long...

On average, there are over 2,000 crashes during this time in BC.

BC Ferries braces for busy Easter long weekend with 180 additional sailings

They’re expecting 560,000 commuters! 😳

‘The demand was there’: Hillside Shopping Centre to open free bike valet this week

Its grand opening is on Thursday, April 6th! 🚲

Moulting elephant seal near Burnside Road escorted back to Colquitz Creek

It was being harassed by off-leash dogs.

Victoria slashes speed limits from 50 km/h to 30 km/h in all neighbourhoods

So far in 2023, at least 30 pedestrians and cyclists have been hit by cars.