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

Craig Luke is the operations manager and Alain Chiasson (R) is a new co-owner of Queen City Shuttle in Nelson, B.C.
Business Beat, West Kootenay, Nelson, Small Business, Tourism, Transportation

Nelson’s fleet sustained

Queen City Shuttle & Charters has new owners and an assured future.

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A view of a gas station.
East Kootenay, West Kootenay, Transportation

Highest and lowest gas prices in the Kootenays – 2018 July long weekend

With the 2018 July long weekend here, we thought it would be interesting to find out which town has the highest and lowest gas prices in the Kootenays.

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L-R: Megan Lohmann, Community Energy Association; Rob Gay, Chair, Regional District of East Kootenay; Kaylyn Gervais Manager, Community Relationships East, Columbia Basin Trust; Lois Halko, Councillor District of Sparwood; Larry Davey, Vice President, Planning & Development, Teck; Diane Tammen, Community Relations Manager East Kootenay, BC Hydro.
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, Sparwood, Technology, Transportation

Sparwood charging station completes Highway 3 Accelerate Kootenays network

The Sparwood DC Fast Charging stations completes the planned installation of fast charging stations across the Highway 3 corridor in the Kootenays.

WestJet Link aircraft at Canadian Rockies International Airport on June 20, 2018.
East Kootenay, Cranbrook, Creston, Fernie, Invermere, Sparwood, Small Business, Tourism, Transportation

WestJet touchdown in Cranbrook

WestJet Link is a new, three-times-a-weekday travel option at the Canadian Rockies International Airport.

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Car accident.
East Kootenay, Cranbrook, West Kootenay, Castlegar, Nelson, Trail, Transportation

Top 10 Most Dangerous Intersections in the Kootenays

It would appear that whenever a major thoroughfare like Highway #3 connects with adjoining streets the potential for crashes climbs substantially.

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.

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