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

Little Nieve Thomas standing in front of a NABS construction sign.
Kootenay BizBlog, West Kootenay, Nakusp, Developments, Health & Wellness, Transportation

World-class mountain biking coming to Nakusp, BC

Mountain bikers looking to explore what BC has to offer will now want to add Nakusp, BC as a destination.

by Janis Neufeld, Project Manager for the Nakusp and Area Bike Society
The new Glade Ferry, built by Waterbridge Steel in Nakusp.
Kootenay BizBlog, West Kootenay, Developments, Tourism, Transportation

Nakusp’s Waterbridge Steel constructs and launches new ferry at Glade

Waterbridge was awarded a $27.9-million contract in 2016 to design and build the four new cable ferries.

Castlegar airport
Transportation

Fly for business and pleasure: A list of top airports in the Kootenays

Find out more about these Kootenay airports and the airlines they host.

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Group photo of ground-breaking ceremony.
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, Cranbrook, Developments, Education, Tourism, Transportation

The Cranbrook History Centre announces 1st phase of a 4-million-dollar heritage railcar preservation

The Heritage Railcar Preservation building will ultimately provide a complete building to enclose and preserve the Museum’s collection of heritage railcars.

Dave Earle is the new president and CEO of the BC Trucking Association.
East Kootenay, West Kootenay, Transportation

One-on-one with BC Trucking Association’s new president, Dave Earle

From self-driving vehicles to driver shortages, new BCTA president Dave Earle discusses where the trucking industry is going

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Tristen Chernove stands in the Kootenay Rockies International Airport
Business Beat, East Kootenay, Cranbrook, Tourism, Transportation

Calgary to Cranbrook in a convenient package

WestJet Link is a new service that offers inexpensive and more frequent flights from Calgary to Cranbrook

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Regional Manager, Tony Maida, Area Manager of Selkirk Paving based in South Slocan  is presented the Excellence in Paving award at the  Deputy Minister’s Contractor of the Year Awards held recently in Victoria.
Kootenay BizBlog, West Kootenay, Transportation

Selkirk Paving wins Deputy Minister Excellence Award 2017

The Deputy Minister’s Contractor of the Year Awards recognizes excellence in the delivery of transportation infrastructure projects.

Line up of BC Transit buses.
Kootenay BizBlog, West Kootenay, Transportation

Online trip planner comes to West Kootenay

The BC Transit Trip Planner is a public transportation planning tool that combines the latest BC Transit schedule with Google Maps.

Tristen Chernove, CEO of Elevate Airports, cuts celebratory cake at announcement that WestJet and Pacific Coastal Airlines have partnered to bring jet service (Calgary to Cranbrook) to Canadian Rockies International Airport.
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, Cranbrook, Tourism, Transportation

WestJet link operated by Pacific Coastal to fly Cranbrook to Calgary route—3 times a day

WestJet has introduced WestJet Link, a new regional air service operating under a capacity purchase agreement with Pacific Coastal Airlines

Two pilots stand in front of a small aircraft owned by ELT Aviation, based in Cranbrook, B.C.
Business Beat, East Kootenay, Cranbrook, Environment, Forestry, Health & Wellness, Mining, Small Business, Tourism, Transportation

Eclipse Helicopters, Cranbrook

A small aviation company is providing important support to the Kootenay region.

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