Transportation and Infrastructure

Legislation Will Modernize Passenger Transportation, Improve Safety

Government has tabled Bill 13, which would make permanent two requirements under the Passenger Transportation Act and further strengthen B.C.’s passenger-directed transportation industry. The Passenger Transportation Act applies to drivers of commercial vehicles that carry passengers, such as taxis, limousines and ride-hail vehicles. Legislation Will Modernize Passenger Transportation, Improve Safety Government of BC | Ministry […]

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Transit Free in B.C. For Children 12 and Under

Public transit is now free for all children 12 and under in B.C., saving families money, increasing access to affordable transportation options and encouraging more people to use public transit. The free transit for children 12 and under program was officially launched at the Pacific National Exhibition fairgrounds in Vancouver on Wednesday, Sept. 1, 2021. […]

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Province Expanding Electric Vehicle Charging Network

British Columbia’s provincewide electric vehicle (EV) charging network will get four new sites in the coming months. The number of EV charging stations throughout the province is growing rapidly. B.C. now has over 2,000 public Level 2 charging stations and 200 public fast-charging sites, with over 480 fast-charging stations. Province Expanding Electric Vehicle Charging Network […]

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Children 12 and Under Will Soon Ride Free on B.C. Public Transit

Starting Sept. 1, 2021, children 12 and under will be able to “Get on Board” any BC Transit or TransLink service for free as part of the provincial government’s commitment to efficient, reliable and affordable transit for families.“Free transit for children 12 and under makes life more affordable for families,” said Premier John Horgan. “Taking […]

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Province Announces Recipients of Active Transportation Planning Grants

The Province is providing more than $404,000 to help local governments include active transportation in their community planning. Since the Active Transportation Planning Grant launched, intakes in October 2020 and May 2021 have provided funding to 22 communities with the goal of encouraging British Columbians to choose walking, cycling, skateboarding and other active methods to get to […]

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