Transportation

Hawkesworth Bridge Maintenance: Six-Month Closure Begins May 2

The Hawkesworth Bridge in San Ignacio/Santa Elena will be closing for six months for maintenance. 
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Traffic Safety Boost: Ministry of Transport Receives Donation of Equipment

The Ministry of Transport may be looking to increase their efforts after receiving a donation
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Assessing Adherence: Belize City’s Response to New Traffic Laws

It’s been 34 days since new traffic laws came into effect that mandates the use
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Challenges and Promises in Belize’s Public Transport Sector

Public transport in Belize is one of the most important sectors as hundreds of thousands
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Belize Port Authority Warns Against Water Taxi Price Hikes for

The Belize Port Authority (BPA) advises the public that no water taxi company has been
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Belize Explores Collaboration with Mexico’s Tren Maya Railway Project

A delegation including Ambassadors Jaime Briceño and Haisam Diab, along with Belize’s Ambassador to Mexico,
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Controversy Surrounds Haulover Bridge Construction Quality; Chief Engineer Clarifies

There are still some minor additions pending for the new Haulover Bridge until the official
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Electric cabs are coming to the city

The Belize City Council hopes to spark the electric vehicle revolution in the old capital,
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Belmopan Market Plaza to Construct Busito Terminal for Commuters’ Convenience

The Belmopan Market Plaza’s management is constructing a Busito Terminal in Garden City. The facility
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Completion Date Set for Phillip Goldson Highway Roundabout

The public can expect the roundabout on mile 3.5 on the Phillip Goldson Highway to
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New Haulover Bridge Opens After Three Years of Construction

After more than three years of construction, the new Haulover Bridge saw a soft opening
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Haulover Bridge Opening Imminent

Drivers will get to experience the new Haulover Bridge, starting Thursday, February 1.  While the
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Belize Introduces Electric Buses in Bid to Modernize Transport Sector

After almost two years of launching its e-mobility pilot project, the government will place five
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Commissioner of Police Denies Recklessness Amidst Concerns Over Damaged Cop

Have the police been crashing mobiles in recent weeks? The Commissioner of Police and his
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Valley of Peace Village Enjoying Climate-Resilient Road Opening to Boost

Farmers from Valley of Peace Village will now have a much easier time transporting produce
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Authorities Consider Changes to Traffic Laws Following Uptick in Fatal

An uptick in fatal road traffic incidents on Belize’s highways has led authorities to discuss
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Belize Youth for Road Safety Advocates for Safer Roads and

In an attempt to reduce road traffic incidents, Belize Youth for Road Safety (BYRS) under
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Flowers Bank Resident Urges Action on School Bus Dilemma

A resident of Flowers Bank in Belize Rural North is calling on the area representative
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Ministry of Transport Implements New Safety Regulations for Holiday Season

The Ministry of Transport has introduced new safety regulations and will be enforcing them this
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Minister Rodwell Ferguson Conducts Bus Inspections as Upgrade Deadline Approaches

The deadline for bus owners to upgrade their fleet is fast approaching, and the Department
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Floralia Bus Line Regains Permits After Court Ruling

Despite having a few rocky weeks, Floralia Bus Line is back on the road and
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New Chief Transport Officer Promises Stringent Compliance Measures for Bus

The Ministry of Transports’ new Chief Transport Officer, Leon Gentle, says he’s hitting the ground
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Floralia Bus Services Resume on Southern Highway After Court Ruling

After a short hiatus, tonight Floralia is back on the Southern Highway.  Last month, the
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UNDP Donates Computer Equipment to Belize’s Department of Transport

Today, the Minister of Transport received a donation of computer equipment from the United Nations
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Ministry of Transport Scrambles to Replace Bus Runs After Floralia’s

The Ministry of Transport is scrambling to replace the bus runs that were affected by
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Senate Approves Port Acquisition & Settlement Deeds Bill 2023 for

Another major topic of discussion in today’s Senate meeting was the Port Acquisition & Settlement
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Floria’s Southern Bus Routes Hang in the Balance: Uncertainty Over

Floria’s southern bus runs are expected to end on Sunday, but tonight, we have received
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Health and Wellness Day Celebrated by Belize Department of Civil

The Belize Department of Civil Aviation within the Ministry of Blue Economy on Civil Aviation
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Jet Blue Launches Non-Stop Flights from New York to Belize:

People looking to travel between Belize and New York, USA now have the option of
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Land Dispute Emerges in “Better in Belize Community”: Residents Call

There’s a land dispute brewing in an area known as “Better in Belize Community” in
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CEO of Ministry of Transport Participates in Regional Dialogue on

CEO of the Ministry of Transport Adele Catzim-Sanchez recently participated in a Regional Policy Dialogue
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Transport Modernization Deadline Looms: Are Bus Owners Ready for Year-End

In January, the Minister of Transport presented the Cabinet with recommended standards to fully modernize
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San Pedro Tourism Awards Celebrate Excellence in Hospitality: Caribeville Sunset

The San Pedro Town Council hosted its second Annual Tourism Award on Saturday night. This
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Leon Gentle Appointed as Chief Transport Officer: Ministry of Education

Reports surfaced over the weekend that Leon Gentle was being appointed as the new Chief
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Minister of Transport Provides Update on Floralia Bus Company Ruling

Meanwhile, as it relates to the Floralia Bus Company and the recent court ruling, Minister
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Belize Questions US State Department’s Travel Advisory; Cites Contrary Crime

Tonight, the government is questioning the US State Department’s recent travel advisory on Belize but
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Transport Minister Addresses Court Ruling on Floralia’s Road Permits; Press

Minister of Transport, Rodwell Ferguson says the outcome of last week’s court ruling quashing Floralia’s
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Dangriga’s Main Bridge Officially Named the Dr Ted Aranda Bridge

The main bridge in Dangriga has been officially named as the Dr Ted Aranda Bridge. 
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Floralia’s Future Hangs in the Balance as Belize High Court

Tonight, Floralia’s future is on life support after the Belize High Court ordered that its
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Belize Explores Electric Vehicle Industry Collaboration with Taiwan

The Ministry of Transportation is working with its counterparts in the Republic of China (Taiwan)
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Belize Participates in Eighth Caribbean Sustainable Energy Forum in Jamaica

From Taiwan to Jamaica, Minister Ferguson is currently attending the Eighth Caribbean Sustainable Energy Forum
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Ministry Encourages Adoption of Roundabouts and Miles by Businesses

The Ministry of Infrastructure Development and Housing is encouraging business owners to adopt a roundabout
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Residents in Belmopan City to Receive Improved Bridge

Tonight, there’s good news for residents in Belmopan City who have been using a makeshift
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Belize’s Tourism Sector on the Path to Recovery Post-COVID-19

Belize’s tourism sector continues to rebound after being brought to its knees by the devastating
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Maya Island Air Implements Heightened Security Measures Following Stolen Plane

Temporary heightened security measures are being implemented at Maya Island Air following the saga of
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Quarter Billion Dollars in Philip Goldson International Airport Upgrade

Quarter billion dollars will be invested in the upgrade of the Philip Goldson International Airport
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Concerns Arise Over Replacement of Joe Taylor Bridge in Punta

Several residents of the Punta Gorda area have expressed several concerns over the planned replacement
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Belize Prepares to Welcome First Superyacht to Boost Tourism

Belize is looking to welcome the first super yacht to its waters as part of
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Ministry of Transport Pushes for Bus Upgrades

The Ministry of Transport has committed to working with bus operators to upgrade commuter buses
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Bus Operators and Ministry of Transport Continue Discussions on Bus

Bus operators remain in dialogue with officials from the Ministry of Transport, exploring the issue
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Bus Operators Given Extension to Upgrade Fleet Amid Rising Costs

Bus operators have until the end of this year to upgrade at least fifty percent
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Ministry of Transport Nears Selection of New Chief Transport Officer

The Ministry of Transport is in the process of selecting a new Chief Transport Officer. 
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Belize’s Ministry of Transport to Implement New Legislation and Enforcement

The Ministry of Transport will be implementing new legislations and increase enforcement of existing laws
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High-Level Belize Delegation Meets Cruise Line Executives in Miami

A high-level delegation of government ministers were in Miami, Florida, USA on Friday, meeting with
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Belize Seeking Funds to Replace Swing Bridge and Bel-Can Bridge

The government is looking to procure funds to replace two of Belize City’s major bridges,
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Ministry of Transport to begin reminding bus operators of standards

The Ministry of Transport is sending a stern message to bus operators that come December
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Portico Enterprises CEO Supports License Issuance Amidst Agreement Scrutiny

CEO of Portico Enterprises Limited, David Gegg, has issued a statement indicating that he nor
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Stake Bank Takes Legal Action Against Belize Government and Port

The aftermath of the leak of the Portico Definitive Agreement continues, even after the current
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Sir Barry Bowen Municipal Airport Renovations Completed

The Belize Airport Authority says that renovations at the Sir Barry Bowen Municipal Airport have
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Belize City Council to Launch E-Transit Pilot Project with Electric

The Belize City Council is in the process of procuring two electric buses as it
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ADO Bus Company Officially Re-enters Belize Market with Direct Route

Minister of Transport, Rodwell Ferguson was in Chetumal this weekend, attending an official inaugural ceremony
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Does your choice of gas station make a difference ?

The cost of living, which has increased over recent years, has Belizeans in every corner
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Ministry of Transport clarifies contract controversy over license plates issuance.

The Ministry of Transport awarding a contract of over two hundred thousand dollars for license
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Transport Minister clarifies reasons for CEO change at the Ministry

Ferguson also spoke on the need to bring on Catzim-Sanchez as his new CEO, to
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Belize City Council Signs Agreement for E-Transit Pilot Project

The Belize City Council is one step further in bringing the E-Transit Pilot Project to
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Belize City Council Prioritizes Safety for E-Transit Buses

Earlier in the news we told you of the E-Transit Bus that’s coming to Belize
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Will GOB grant Portico permission to make artificial land peninsula

Will the government grant Portico Enterprises the permission they need to create an artificial land
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Belize City Mayor Weighs In on Portico Project Debate

Belize City Mayor, Bernard Wagner also weighed in on the Portico saga.  Wagner says while
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Minister Espat comments on Portico project

Minister Julius Espat also gave his views on the Portico project and all that has
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Former Chief Transport Officer Responds to Letter Questioning Procurement of

Former Chief Transport Officer (CTO) Dian Vasquez says she has responded to the letter sent
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Protesters Gather to Oppose Non-Renewal of Serrano’s Bus Company Permit

Come Friday, July 14, the road service permit for Serrano’s Bus Company will expire.  The
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ADO Bus Company to Begin Operations in Belize

 A release from the Department of Transport has signaled that the ADO Bus Company from
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Waterloo Holdings Expresses Frustration Over Alleged Government Bias in Environmental

After spending millions of dollars in attempts at getting environmental clearance, the group at Waterloo
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Request for Information on Portico’s Plans Goes Unanswered by Department

Recently, Allan Herrera issued a letter, utilizing the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), to get
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Coastal Plane Highway Officially Opened Amid Rainy Conditions

You know is as the Coastal Road; Minister Dolores refers to it as the Manatee
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Minister of Transport Denies Political Pressure in Revocation of Road

The Minister of Transport, Rodwell Ferguson, has once again denied that there was any political
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Uncertainty Surrounds Future of Chief Transport Officer Position

Will Dian Vasquez return as the Chief Transport Officer (CTO) within the Ministry of Transport
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Coastal Road Project Officially Declared Completed by Ministry of Infrastructure

Tomorrow is a big day for the Ministry of Infrastructure Development as they will be
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Replacement of Haulover Bridge Expected to Finish by Year’s –

Another major project being undertaken by the Ministry of Infrastructure Development is the Haulover Bridge. 
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Ministry of Transport Addresses Shortage of License Plates and Stickers

The Ministry of Transport has reported that it is addressing the countrywide shortage of license
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Ministry of Transport Aims to Improve Road Safety with Legislative

The Ministry of Transport is hoping to make changes to the laws of the land
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Department of Transport Honors Long-Serving Public Officers during Public Service

The Department of Transport (DOT) awarded several of its long serving employees yesterday in commemoration
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Did the Leader of the Opposition go too far by

The Royal Caribbean Group (RCG) is not the only entity that Opposition Leader, Shyne Barrow,
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Serrano’s Bus Service Owner Breaks Silence on Permit Cancellation

The owner of Serrano’s Bus Service, Hernan Serrano, has broken his silence on the cancellation
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Rehabilitation Works on Sir Barry Bowen Municipal Airstrip Resume After

On February 15, Rodla Construction Limited signed a contract with the Belize Airport Authority (BAA)
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Minister of Transport Denies Politics in Revocation of Bus Service

Minister of Transport, Rodwell Ferguson, has weighed in on the issue surrounding Serrano’s Bus Service
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Traffic Blocks Expected on Haulover Bridge Due to Replacement Project

The Ministry of Infrastructure Development & Housing (MIDH) is advising the public that the Haulover
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Protest in Ladyville Village After Bus Service Owner Claims Political

This weekend, residents of Ladyville Village will be taking to the streets to protest after
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JetBlue Airlines to Launch Direct Flights from New York to

Jet Blue Airlines has announced its intention to roll out direct flights out of Belize,
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Public Safety in City Shuttle

The Belize City Shuttle Services (BCS) has issued a release regarding the incident yesterday when
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Belizean Auto Dealers Robbed in Mexico

A Belizean man was a part of a convoy coming to Belize through Mexico when
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Belize Port Authority Collaborates on National Maritime Transport Policy; Engages

The Belize Port Authority (BPA) is working with the International Maritime Organization to craft a
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Transport Department announces new rules for electric motorcycles and scooters-

The Belize Transport Department released a strict warning to the electrical motorcycle (scooter) users. This
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Belize Celebrates International Day for Women in Maritime, Honoring Female

Today, Belize’s female seafarers were awarded as the country joined the world in celebrating the
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Tropic Air Pilots Certified in Tour Guide and First Aid

Tropic Air is now boasting a boost in its human resources as over twenty of
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