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

Picture of Pacific Coastal airplane.
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, Cranbrook, Transportation

Pacific Coastal adds one-stop (Kelowna) same plane service between Cranbrook and Victoria

Pacific Coastal is a privately owned, British Columbia-based regional airline operating from Vancouver International Airport’s South Terminal.

Columbia River Skywalk—Trail
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, West Kootenay, Trail, Developments, Transportation

Two Kootenay projects receive awards of merit

The Association of Consulting Engineering Companies of British Columbia (ACEC-BC) recently handed out their annual awards for a variety of projects in B.C.

A Chevy Bolt is parked next to the newly unveiled DC fast-charging station in Cranbrook, B.C.
Green Scene, East Kootenay, Cranbrook, Energy, Environment, Tourism, Transportation

Accelerating the future of electric vehicles in the Kootenays

Accelerate Kootenay is a two-year $1.5-million project to install over 50 electric vehicle chargers along Highway 3

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People using a SUPSquatch.
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, Fernie, Entertainment and Hospitality, Tourism, Transportation

Fernie company introduces Canada’s first and only SUPSquatch river tour

The SUPSquatch river tour ride is unique in Canada, as it is the first and only adventure tour being offered across the country.

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.

Promoted Transportation businesses

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