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

New Centex gas station.
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, Creston, Retail, Transportation

New Centex Gas Station Opens in Creston

The high profile location fronts busy Highway #3 traffic and will serve travellers before or after the Kootenay Pass

Cole, Melanie, Chris and Courtney Sutherland, with a Sutco truck
West Kootenay, Salmo, Forestry, Small Business, Transportation, Best of Business

Sutco cares for its people

Sutco Transportation Specialists is recognized as an industry leader for best practices in human resources, focusing on workplace safety and work/life quality.

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Airplane taxiing on tarmac, with airport worker marshalling plane.
Kootenay BizBlog, West Kootenay, Trail, Financial, Tourism, Transportation

Government of Canada investing in safety at the Trail Regional Airport

Well-maintained runways, taxiways and aprons ensures safe usage by aircraft, passengers, and crews, and helps protect costly airport safety assets

Crews with Mackay Contracting working on the storm trunk upgrade project on Kootenay Street.
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, Cranbrook, Transportation

Capital Roads program moving ahead well with several key projects coming online

The City would like to thank the public and affected property owners for their patience and understanding as the work progresses

A WestJet plane sitting on the tarmac.
East Kootenay, Cranbrook, Tourism, Transportation

WestJet Link giving Cranbrook another hub option

All WestJet Link flights are operated through a capacity purchase agreement with Pacific Coastal by using its fleet of 34-seat Saab 340B aircraft

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Small passenger bus on highway.
Kootenay BizBlog, West Kootenay, Transportation

New Highway #3 bus service gets rolling

Mountain Man Mike’s has received approval from the B.C. Passenger Transportation Board to operate a pair of routes hubbed out of Kaslo to Vancouver and Edmonton

Magnified piece of flake graphite
West Kootenay, Nelson, Energy, Environment, Mining, Small Business, Transportation

Clean energy from Eagle Graphite

Eagle Graphite, near Nelson, has been granted $290,000 from the Province of B.C. to support the development of improved electric vehicle batteries.

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A woman with a hat leans on her car at a EV-charging station.
Kootenay BizBlog, West Kootenay, Kaslo, Nakusp, Nelson, New Denver, Rossland, Transportation

Five Kootenay destinations will soon be more accessible for electric vehicle drivers

FortisBC is adding new Direct Current Fast Charge (DCFC) stations to its EV charging network in Rossland, Nelson, Kaslo, New Denver and Nakusp

A computer-generated rendering of the new Kootenay Lake ferry.
East Kootenay, Creston, West Kootenay, Nelson, Transportation

A new electric-ready ferry is set to arrive on Kootenay Lake in 2022

Michelle Mungall, MLA of Nelson-Creston, highlights some of the features of the new ferry set to arrive on Kootenay Lake in 2022

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Front of Columbia Auto & Radiator Service in Castlegar.
Kootenay BizBlog, West Kootenay, Castlegar, Small Business, Transportation

Auto repair shop takes old-fashioned approach with “treat your customers right” motto

"We want to be a good, old-fashioned automotive shop that treats people fair,” said Brandon Black, head of the Powerstroke Diesel division

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