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

BC Transit passengers relax and take in the sights on a stress-free journey/commute.
East Kootenay, West Kootenay, Transportation

For an easy ride, take the bus

Convenient, affordable transportation is key to a community’s livability, and BC Transit is providing that key in many small communities.

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Winter scene.
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, Cranbrook, Technology, Transportation

Winter is coming - city launches PlowCRANBROOK, a real-time plow tracker

The City has a solid fleet of trucks and plows in place, with operations ready to run around the clock during any major snow event

Picture of Rider Express bus.
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, West Kootenay, Transportation

Saskatchewan-based Rider Express fills Greyhound void with stops in Golden and Revelstoke

Routes from Calgary to Vancouver and back as well as Calgary to Winnipeg and back started running on Monday, October 29

Erinn Pinkerton.
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, West Kootenay, Transportation

New CEO appointed by BC Transit Board

BC Transit’s Chair of the Board announced that Erinn Pinkerton has been appointed as the organization’s President and CEO.

Centex Trading Centre
East Kootenay, Cranbrook, First Nations , Retail, Transportation

ʔaq̓am’s progressive new fuel station and retail store now open

The store is also part of the FLO Network and is equipped with two electric vehicle charging stations

Trail-based Silver City Stagelines bus.
Kootenay BizBlog, West Kootenay, Castlegar, Grand Forks, Nelson, Trail, Transportation

Trail’s Silver City Stagelines now running from Nelson/Trail to Kelowna

Trail-based Silver City Stagelines Ltd. (SCSL) applied and was approved to operate a new bus service between Nelson/Trail and Kelowna

A new Centex gas bar has opened at the ?aq'am Trading Centre.
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, Developments, First Nations , Small Business, Transportation

ʔaq’am Trading Centre opens Centex Gas Bar

Officials such as Chief Joe Pierre and ʔaq'am Community Enterprises CEO Christopher McCurry were on hand for the occasion.

Flagger holding up stop sign.
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, Cranbrook, First Nations , Transportation

Ktunaxa-owned businesses acquire largest traffic control company in the East Kootenays

The business has been purchased from local owners who will continue to support the new ownership in an advisory role

The Middletown Crossing site map shows the improvements that have been done at the intersection of Highways 3 and 43 in Sparwood.
East Kootenay, Sparwood, Transportation

Sparwood builds a better crossing

Middletown Crossing’s design and sensor-controlled traffic lights result in a smooth flow of traffic at the intersection of Highways 3 and 43.

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Emma Genest, outreach co-ordinator for Accelerate Kootenays, allowed curious Kootenay drivers the opportunity to test drive a Chevrolet Bolt BEV.
East Kootenay, Cranbrook, Environment, Technology, Transportation

Accelerate Kootenays is transforming the landscape one charging station at a time

Emma Genest, outreach co-ordinator for Accelerate Kootenays, discusses electric cars, supply versus demand and the cost of saving the world

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Promoted Transportation businesses

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