Transportation

In the Kootenay region, logistics is a major industry. From trucking and courier services, to aviation and everything in between, we want to share stories about all the top Kootenay transportation companies. If you have an idea for a future transportation-related article, please fill out our online form.

Recent Transportation articles

An aerial view of the District of Sparwood.
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, Sparwood, Developments, Financial, Transportation

Sparwood to receive infrastructure funding

The grant will go toward new construction and modern safety improvements to the Middletown Crossing—Highway 3/43 intersection.

Manager Mike Miller proudly shows off the new Cummins facility in Sparwood.
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, Sparwood, Developments, Transportation

Cummins opens state-of-the-art facility in Sparwood

The new, 10,000 square-foot shop features dedicated space for maintenance and repairs, offices, tool storage and a customer conference room.

A herd of big-horn sheep are running across a road.
Green Scene, East Kootenay, Elkford, Fernie, Sparwood, Environment, Transportation

Here’s a wild idea: Grab your phone and report wildlife

Road Watch BC is recruiting citizen scientists to gather data that will reduce wildlife-vehicle collisions

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The dramatic Kicking Horse Bridge was part of an earlier upgrade on Highway #1.
Kootenay BizBlog, Developments, Financial, Transportation

At $110 million per KM, Kicking Horse Highway upgrade likely most expensive strip of road in Canada

B.C. Transportation Minister Todd Stone stated that most of the funding, $450 million, is for improvements to a four-kilometre section of the road.

Picture of large red semi-truck.
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, West Kootenay, Transportation

CBT conducting Regional Shipping and Logistics Survey

The success of this project will depend on the input and participation of the many stakeholders affected by this major issue.

Krystal Wills, financial manager, of the Canadian Rockies International Airport (YXC)
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, Cranbrook, Financial, Tourism, Transportation

Canadian Rockies International Airport reports busy year in 2016

Krystal Wills, financial manager of the Canadian Rockies International Airport, presented an update on travel trends in 2016.

Picture of semi-truck parked on highway.
Kootenay BizBlog, West Kootenay, Education, Transportation

Selkirk College students training with help from Canada-B.C. partnership

Up to 16 West Kootenay residents are receiving the training they need at Selkirk College for jobs in their communities.

Vehicles drive down Highway 95 in Cranbrook.
East Kootenay, West Kootenay, Transportation

Ten items you need in your vehicle to survive the Kootenay freezer

Road safety survival kits save lives. Here’s how you should stock yours.

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Electric vehicle charging station sign.
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, West Kootenay, Technology, Transportation

Electric vehicle charging stations coming to the Kootenays

Electric vehicles (EV) are quickly becoming an affordable and reliable option for drivers and represent a significant opportunity to reduce local greenhouse gas

Picture of plane coming in to land.
Kootenay BizBlog, West Kootenay, Castlegar, Financial, Transportation

$265,000 aviation study underway to determine improvements needed at Castlegar’s airport

The difficult geography, challenging mountainous terrain and low-ceiling weather conditions have often plagued the airport's year-round accessibility.

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