Transportation

Major UBCO bus changes from Vernon eliminate Oyama, include Kelowna

Major UBCO bus changes from Vernon eliminate Oyama, include Kelowna

Oyama Isthmus loop removed, stop across from Kelowna airport added

Major UBCO bus changes from Vernon eliminate Oyama, include Kelowna
The bus involved in a crash on Bamfield Road on Friday, Sept. 13 is towed away from the scene. PHOTO COURTESY CTV NEWS VANCOUVER ISLAND

Province announces $30M plan for deadly Vancouver Island logging road

Gov’t announcement comes as first anniversary of UVic student deaths approaches

The bus involved in a crash on Bamfield Road on Friday, Sept. 13 is towed away from the scene. PHOTO COURTESY CTV NEWS VANCOUVER ISLAND
Gas leak closes Vernon road

Gas leak closes Vernon road

Okanagan Landing Road closure past Longacre Drive

Gas leak closes Vernon road
Work will disrupt traffic on Silver Star Road Wednesday, Sept. 9. (City of Vernon map)

More disruptions on busy Vernon road

Silver Star Road reduced to single-lane alternating traffic

Work will disrupt traffic on Silver Star Road Wednesday, Sept. 9. (City of Vernon map)
Second section of major Vernon road closed for a month

Second section of major Vernon road closed for a month

Pleasant Valley Road closed for housing project in 4000 block, in addition to closure at Silver Star Road

Second section of major Vernon road closed for a month
UPDATE: Vernon area boaters asked to steer clear of Kekuli Bay near grass fire
UPDATE: Vernon area boaters asked to steer clear of Kekuli Bay near grass fire
Light cleaning impacts Vernon intersections

Light cleaning impacts Vernon intersections

Work starting Sept. 8 and will take about four weeks

Light cleaning impacts Vernon intersections
Horrifying video shows near head-on collision on Trans Canada

Horrifying video shows near head-on collision on Trans Canada

The video was captured on dash cam along Highway 1

Horrifying video shows near head-on collision on Trans Canada
A drone photo of the flooding that closed the Trans Canada Highway to traffic for more than 24 hours July 2 and 3. (B.C. Ministry of Transportation photo)

Revelstoke community helps those stranded during 30 hour Highway 1 closure

The closure west of the city was due to flooding

A drone photo of the flooding that closed the Trans Canada Highway to traffic for more than 24 hours July 2 and 3. (B.C. Ministry of Transportation photo)
RCMP responed to a fatal crash on Highway 1 near Revelstoke on July 5. (Phil McLachlan - Black Press Media)

Two dead after weekend crash on Highway 1 near Revelstoke

The driver and passenger of one vehicle died at the scene

RCMP responed to a fatal crash on Highway 1 near Revelstoke on July 5. (Phil McLachlan - Black Press Media)
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Highway 1 traffic near Revelstoke down 23 per cent for May

Traffic was down 40 per cent for April compared to 2019

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Repaving is scheduled through the summer for Highway 33 south of Big White. (File)
Repaving is scheduled through the summer for Highway 33 south of Big White. (File)
An application by Rider Express to increase its service between Vancouver and the Alberta border has received the nod from B.C.’s Passenger Transportation Board. (Rider Express photo)

Rider Express to add stops, daily trips that will service the Shuswap

Bus company receives approval from Passenger Transportation Board

An application by Rider Express to increase its service between Vancouver and the Alberta border has received the nod from B.C.’s Passenger Transportation Board. (Rider Express photo)
Crews are working through the nights paving Highway 97 from 43rd Avenue to the Swan Lake overpass until June 30. (Jennifer Smith - Morning Star)

Vernon highway paving underway

Swan Lake/north end of Highway 97 getting a smooth seal

Crews are working through the nights paving Highway 97 from 43rd Avenue to the Swan Lake overpass until June 30. (Jennifer Smith - Morning Star)
Two employees of Mountain Man Mike’s bus service at a stop in Creston. The company currently runs routes servicing Vancouver, Kaslo and Calgary with stops in most communities along Highway 3. Owner, Mike Hathaway has applied to extend to service to Highway 97. (Facebook/Mountain Man Mike’s)

Eco-friendly bus service seeks to add Kelowna to Osoyoos route

Bus would stop in Kelowna, West Kelowna, Peachland, Summerland, Penticton, Kaledan, Oliver, Osoyoos

Two employees of Mountain Man Mike’s bus service at a stop in Creston. The company currently runs routes servicing Vancouver, Kaslo and Calgary with stops in most communities along Highway 3. Owner, Mike Hathaway has applied to extend to service to Highway 97. (Facebook/Mountain Man Mike’s)
Work continues on the Silver Star Gateway, a business park at the base of Silver Star Road. (Jennifer Smith - Morning Star)

Silver Star Gateway development disrupts traffic

Work on business park across from Butcher Boys continues

Work continues on the Silver Star Gateway, a business park at the base of Silver Star Road. (Jennifer Smith - Morning Star)
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Work paves the way for North Okanagan highway improvements

Vernon, Lumby, Falkland, Enderby, Salmon Arm among $7.2 million in repaving

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Two fatal crashes have occurred on this section of Highway 97 between Summerland and Peachland in recent months. Two petitions have been created to install a barrier on the highway. The Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure has recently determined that this section does not warrant a barrier but other sections of Highway 97 do. (Mike Harper / Change.org)

No barrier for fatal stretch of Highway 97: Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure

Minsitry determines some parts of highway warrant barrier, but not section of recent fatal crash

Two fatal crashes have occurred on this section of Highway 97 between Summerland and Peachland in recent months. Two petitions have been created to install a barrier on the highway. The Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure has recently determined that this section does not warrant a barrier but other sections of Highway 97 do. (Mike Harper / Change.org)
UPDATE: Vernon school bus changes delayed

UPDATE: Vernon school bus changes delayed

Parent/teacher upset heard by school district, which delays any changes to 2021

UPDATE: Vernon school bus changes delayed
CP Rail. (CP Rail photo)

Train catches fire in Revelstoke

The event occured April 11

CP Rail. (CP Rail photo)