Northern Development Trust Researching Transportation Solutions

Northern Development staff are in the midst of travelling over 4,900 highway kilometres throughout the Trust’s service region to gather insights into long distance transportation needs and services in Northern B.C. What is learned during this time will be used in developing the Request for Proposals for long haul transportation services through the Northern Passenger Continue reading

Enderby wants ride-hailing

Enderby Hails a Ride

As B.C. mulls the future of ride-hailing services like Uber, one small town — Enderby — is making the case to welcome the service with open arms. Much of the ride-hailing discussion in our procince has been focused in big cities like Vancouver, Victoria and Kelowna — where Uber plans to focus its activity. But this week, a councillor Continue reading

rural transportation

Rural Transportation Proposal from Greyhound Canada

Providing rural transportation is a challenge across BC. Four months after making a request to the B.C. Transportation Board to drop several routes, Greyhound Canada has proposed a solution to save inter-city bus service in rural areas. The transportation provider is asking the B.C. government to create what it calls a Connecting Communities Fund. “We’re drawing this directly from Continue reading