Third quarter results out for BC Ferry Services. It continues to cost more to carry fewer passengers at BCFS. Both fares and expenses continue their never ending upward climb.
The following is the BCCTS submission to BC’s Disability White Paper Consultation: B C Coastal Transportation Society has presented the following concerns at the Canadian Marine Advisory Council in Ottawa on November 6th 2013 and the Regional CMAC meeting September 11th 2013 in North Vancouver. This presentation is regarding what the BCCTS considers to be deficiencies in […]
Update – January, 2014 From Authority to Enforce – Part 3: “The BCCTS has made a request of the Office of the Privacy Commission to review the severed documents. With an investigator yet to be assigned it could be some time before the public will learn whether Passenger evacuation plans for the largest ferry fleet […]
The bad news in the just released second quarter BCFS financial statements is that nothing has changed. Revenues continue to rise pumped by fare increases. Expenses also continue to rise and this quarter at an increased rate. Traffic volumes continue to fall. It is highly likely that proposed service cuts will simply exacerbate the financial […]
Stewardship: A contract with the federal government, a commitment to the people of the West Coast and to B.C. Learn more about the federal subsidy contract between British Columbia and Canada: Stewardship of the West Coast Fleet Part 2 of “Essential Services, You Say…” [Show slide thumbnails] Download this presentation in PDF: Promises, Promises […]
The Liberal Government officially enshrined in legislation the principle that service provided by BC Ferries to the coastal communities is essential. What should that mean for residents and businesses dependent on the ferry system? If the ferry system is essential by law, this must apply without limitation and even the government should comply. [Show slide thumbnails] Download the presentation: PDF Document