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C-Tran breaks ground on Vancouver’s second bus rapid transit linevideo icon

September 28, 2021, 7:39pm Business

C-Tran’s second bus rapid transit line is officially on the way. Read story

C-Tran proposes service changes, including bus line to Ridgefield

July 15, 2021, 6:02am Business

C-Tran staff unveiled a wide-ranging list of proposed service changes this week, including the establishment of a fixed-route bus line to Ridgefield and the consolidation of some of the agency’s… Read story

Vancouver resident Rachael Okerlund steps off a C-Tran bus wearing a face covering on Friday at the Vancouver Mall Transit Center. Face coverings remain a requirement on Vancouver public transit in accordance with CDC rules.

C-Tran ridership on the rebound in Clark County

Vancouver resident Rachael Okerlund steps off a C-Tran bus wearing a face covering on Friday at the Vancouver Mall Transit Center. Face coverings remain a requirement on Vancouver public transit in accordance with CDC rules.

July 13, 2021, 6:00am Business

June 30 marked the end of most of Washington’s COVID-19 pandemic restrictions including the indoor mask mandate at most businesses and public locations, but the requirement has persisted for transit riders on C-Tran buses due to separate state and federal mandates. Read story

Traffic travels east on state Highway 14, right, as the highway is looking east at Interstate 205 Monday morning. WSDOT is plans to add a lane in each direction to a portion of the highway next year to ease congestion.

Highway 14 congested corridor to gain lanes in east Vancouver

Traffic travels east on state Highway 14, right, as the highway is looking east at Interstate 205 Monday morning. WSDOT is plans to add a lane in each direction to a portion of the highway next year to ease congestion.

June 22, 2021, 6:04am Business

The state Highway 14 corridor in Vancouver is notorious for rush hour congestion, with an especially unpleasant choke point between Interstate 205 and Southeast 164th Avenue that tends to tie up commuters heading for Oregon. Read story

One of TriMet's new battery-electric buses from manufacturer Gillig sits outside a garage in March. C-Tran's board of directors voted Tuesday to authorize the purchase of eight buses of the same model to begin running in Clark County. The buses charge overnight and have an estimated range of 150-210 miles per charge.

C-Tran charges ahead with electric buses

One of TriMet's new battery-electric buses from manufacturer Gillig sits outside a garage in March. C-Tran's board of directors voted Tuesday to authorize the purchase of eight buses of the same model to begin running in Clark County. The buses charge overnight and have an estimated range of 150-210 miles per charge.

June 10, 2021, 6:01am Business

C-Tran is poised to take its first step toward electrifying its bus fleet. The agency’s board of directors voted Tuesday to authorize the purchase of eight new battery-electric buses to replace eight of the fleet’s oldest diesel models. Read story

Public Meetings

May 9, 2021, 6:05am Clark County News

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A pair of construction workers shovel large chunks of pavement into the excavator on Tuesday at the corner of Broadway and East Mill Plain Boulevard. The work marks the start of a project to replace the sewer and water main lines beneath Broadway, which will continue through the summer.

Broadway sewer project to reroute downtown Vancouver traffic

A pair of construction workers shovel large chunks of pavement into the excavator on Tuesday at the corner of Broadway and East Mill Plain Boulevard. The work marks the start of a project to replace the sewer and water main lines beneath Broadway, which will continue through the summer.

April 21, 2021, 6:02am Business

Summer weather is here, and downtown Vancouver drivers have already begun to adjust a common summer sight: street construction. A three block stretch of Broadway near East Mill Plain Boulevard closed down last week for a sewer project, snarling traffic in the busy corridor. Read story

Anna Zivarts of Disability Rights Washington, left, films Abby Griffith, red jacket, and Chris Higley, right, waiting to cross an intersection on Thursday on the corner of Northeast Minnehaha Street and Northeast St. Johns Road. Disability Rights Washington and Front and Centered held a press conference to raise awareness about the challenges that disabled Clark County residents face in accessing reliable transit.

Vancouver residents join campaign for better transit

Anna Zivarts of Disability Rights Washington, left, films Abby Griffith, red jacket, and Chris Higley, right, waiting to cross an intersection on Thursday on the corner of Northeast Minnehaha Street and Northeast St. Johns Road. Disability Rights Washington and Front and Centered held a press conference to raise awareness about the challenges that disabled Clark County residents face in accessing reliable transit.

March 18, 2021, 6:50pm Business

A group of Vancouver residents joined representatives from Disability Rights Washington and Front and Centered at a press conference Thursday afternoon to draw attention to the challenges faced by public transit riders in rural Clark County, particularly riders with disabilities. Read story

Heather Manning of Vancouver sits aboard a C-Tran Vine bus headed east while departing from the Turtle Place Transit Station in downtown Vancouver on Monday. The Vine runs along Fourth Plain Boulevard and is Vancouver's first Bus Rapid Transit line, though two more are in the works.

As Vancouver’s population grows, C-Tran strives to build mass transit system

Heather Manning of Vancouver sits aboard a C-Tran Vine bus headed east while departing from the Turtle Place Transit Station in downtown Vancouver on Monday. The Vine runs along Fourth Plain Boulevard and is Vancouver's first Bus Rapid Transit line, though two more are in the works.

February 24, 2021, 6:02am Clark County News

When nearly a foot of snow buried the Vancouver area this month, C-Tran CEO Shawn Donaghy was surprised to see that the number of people who relied on public transit barely dropped. Read story

A concept render shows the design for the planned Mill Plain Transit Center in east Vancouver, which will serve as the terminus for the upcoming Mill Plain BRT line. The station's layout is similar to the Vancouver Mall Transit Center, which serves as the terminus for the first Vine BRT line on Fourth Plain Boulevard.

Vancouver advances plan for new Vine route on Mill Plain

A concept render shows the design for the planned Mill Plain Transit Center in east Vancouver, which will serve as the terminus for the upcoming Mill Plain BRT line. The station's layout is similar to the Vancouver Mall Transit Center, which serves as the terminus for the first Vine BRT line on Fourth Plain Boulevard.

February 1, 2021, 8:39pm Clark County News

Vancouver is moving forward with its plan to construct a Bus Rapid Transit line along Mill Plain Boulevard, a massive project that will require the city to upgrade its fiber optic capacity and acquire right-of-way for 37 new curbside stations along the route. Read story