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

Castlegar's Downtown Shell - Benson Oil, showing fuel truck at station.
Kootenay BizBlog, West Kootenay, Castlegar, Small Business, Transportation

Castlegar’s Downtown Shell – Benson Oil Celebrates 30th Anniversary

The busy and popular stop with the motoring public is celebrating 30 years in business and recently held an open house for staff and customers.

Rendition of new ferry vessel.
Kootenay BizBlog, West Kootenay, Financial, Transportation

New vessel and terminal upgrades on deck for inland ferry route

The Government of Canada is contributing up to $17,176,667 to this project through the New Building Canada Plan

An Air Canada Express airplane on tarmac at airport.
Kootenay BizBlog, West Kootenay, Castlegar, Developments, Financial, Transportation

Government of Canada investing in safety at the West Kootenay Regional Airport

The West Kootenay Regional Airport in Castlegar will receive funding to rehabilitate the airside lighting and electrical systems

From L to R: Bruce Smith, Brian Kostiuk, Karen Dietrich and Eileen Braaten.
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, Cranbrook, Transportation

Sad End to SADD

Members are shutting down the SADD organization, but still hope that some individual, organization or group will take up the cause.

Picture of Paulson Bridge.
Kootenay BizBlog, West Kootenay, Castlegar, Developments, Transportation

Highway 3 bridge enhancements to improve safety

The Paulson Bridge crosses over McRae Creek and the Kettle Valley Rail Trail on the Crowsnest Highway, approximately 50 kilometres west of Castlegar

A Centex gas and convenience store is being built along Highway 3 in Creston.
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, Creston, Developments, Transportation

New Centex gas station coming to Creston

The high profile location should be ideal to capture Highway 3 traffic, especially being situated across from the busy Tim Horton's store

New Harrop ferry moored in lake.
Kootenay BizBlog, West Kootenay, Transportation

Harrop II makes its debut in the Kootenays

These new ferries are larger and able to carry more vehicles than the ferries they replace, with capacity increased to handle commercial vehicles.

Trucker crossing bridge in B.C., Highway 16, (Robson River Bridge),  and uses ELD.
East Kootenay, West Kootenay, Technology, Transportation

Electronic Logging Devices add efficiency to Hours of Service compliance

Electronic Logging Devices allow drivers to track their hours of service easily while out on the road.

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DCT Chambers truck on an elevated stretch of highway built on a mountainside
East Kootenay, West Kootenay, Castlegar, Forestry, Transportation

The Chambers Group: Trucking at its most innovative

DCT Chambers Trucking presents the DCT or dump-clean trailer—another innovation in a long line of firsts.

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Members of the Selkirk College facilities team—(L-R) Mike Geisler, Melanie Perepolkin, Ron Zaitsoff and Pauline de Grandpre—check out the new Chevrolet Bolt which has been added to the college fleet.
Kootenay BizBlog, West Kootenay, Education, Environment, Technology, Transportation

Selkirk College ushers in electric vehicle age

The new Chevrolet Bolt is 100 per cent electric and the estimated cost for operating the vehicle annually is less than $500.

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