Details Released on BC Tunnel Replacement Toll Bridge
VANCOUVER, BC - British Columbia Transportation and Infrastructure Minister Todd Stone has released design and cost details for the George Massey Tunnel Replacement Project that will result in a new 10-lane bridge built over the Fraser River at Highway 99.
Canadian Traffic Crashes Increasing, U.S. Fatal Collisions Up
TORONTO, ON and WASHINGTON, D.C. - Traffic collisions in Canada are increasing while fatal crashes in the United States during the first half of the year also moved higher following a 2014 decline, according to newly released and separate reports, signaling to trucking that roadways are as dangerous as ever in many ways.
Canada Directs $16.5 Million to Western Freight Movements
OTTAWA - The Canadian government on Wednesday announced it will spend approximately $16.5 million on nine transportation infrastructure improvement projects in British Columbia to help freight more efficiently. All are for Canada's Asia-Pacific Gateway, an investment and policy initiative focused on increasing trade with the Asia-Pacific region by improving the region's network of seaports, airports, railways, roadways and border crossings across Western Canada. According to Transport Canada, these new projects will reduce bottlenecks, address capacity issues and enhance the efficiency of the transportation system in moving goods, services and people to and from the fast-growing Asia-Pacific economies.
With Elections Near, Tories Talk Jobs ‘n’ Roads in B.C.
VANCOUVER and RICHMOND, BC -- With a Federal election just over three months away (Oct.19th) Prime Minister Stephen Harper's government has been busy this week announcing projects affecting trucking and other industries as part of an overall effort to boost trade with parts of Asia.