From public bus systems to major highway construction, transportation defines a community. Is it pedestrian-friendly? Can newcomers and visitors find their way around? Are weather conditions managed? Are roads and highways maintained and easily navigated? Transportation goes hand-in-hand with future expansion and development plans.
B.C. Road Builders & Heavy Construction Association communicates strong, clear industry positions and expectations to the public and government at all levels.
BC Transit plans, acquires, constructs or causes to be constructed public passenger transportation systems and rail systems that support regional growth strategies, official community plans and the economic development of transit service areas.
Council of Ministers Responsible for Transportation and Highway Safety is responsible for transportation and highway safety.
The Victoria Transport Policy Institute is an independent research organization dedicated to developing innovative and practical solutions to transportation problems.
Roads and Highways
Highway Travellers is a very comprehensive resource when you're on the road in B.C. It has traffic updates, distance calculators, route planners and much more.
British Columbia Travel News is a fantastic resource, providing up-to-date information about highway conditions and closures, weather reports and border-crossing traffic. There are even webcams. Click here for information about highway projects.
The Insurance Corporation of British Columbia offers road safety tips, plus links to advice on buying or selling a car, paying traffic fines and more.
Drive BC is your one-stop resource for regional road and highway conditions.
BC Ferries is one of the largest, most sophisticated ferry transportation systems in the world.
Inland Ferries operate under private contract to the B.C. government, and are free for passengers.
There are almost 40 certified airports in B.C.
The Economic Development Division is working with several airports throughout British Columbia to expand their infrastructure, making rural British Columbia more accessible to the rest of the world. The Prince George airport, for example, has expanded to accept international flights. More cargo jets flying between Asia and the United States can be accommodated, meaning an additional 1,500 flights per year over the next 10 years.