Programs and Services
Public Transportation Initiatives in Alberta, Municipal Grants, GreenTRIP, Alberta Municipal Water/Wastewater Partnership (AMWWP)/ Water for Life, Provincial Transit Engagement, Strategic Transportation Infrastructure Program
Commercial Vehicle Safety Regulation (CVSR), Vehicle Equipment Regulation (VER), Commercial Vehicle Out-of-Service Policy, Industry Notice, Transportation Network Companies
Government of Alberta commits up to $241.6 million towards Yellowhead Trail upgrade
The governments of Canada and Alberta are contributing equal shares towards the City of Edmontonís $1 billion†Yellowhead Trail Upgrade project, which will see the 25-kilometre section of Highway 16 through Edmonton converted to a freeway without traffic lights.
2017 Ministerís Awards for Transportation Innovation
Thank you to everyone who submitted a nomination for the 2017 Ministerís Awards for Transportation Innovation. Submissions are currently being reviewed, and winners will be announced at the Tri-Party Transportation Conference in Red Deer, March 13-14, 2017. These annual awards recognize the innovative people and organizations in Alberta who plan, design, construct, operate or maintain a roadway, transit service or related initiative.
Edmontonís Ring Road opens
Northeast Anthony Henday opened to traffic on October 1, 2016, improving access and supporting economic growth in the Edmonton region and across the province.
ACTIVE-AURORA project marks a milestone
Wireless connected vehicle technology is now being tested on Edmonton roads as part of the ACTIVE-AURORA project. The Government of Alberta is a partner in this innovative research which will shape future investments in intelligent transportation systems in Alberta.†
Transportation Network Company regulation and insurance driven by safety and fairness
The Government of Alberta has developed a†framework†to allow Transportation Network Companies (TNCs) to operate in a fair manner, while maintaining safe roads.
The ministries of Transportation and Treasury Board and Finance have worked with the ride-for-hire industry, the insurance sector, municipalities and other stakeholders to develop appropriate insurance coverage, licensing and police information checks that will allow TNCs to operate in Alberta.
Alberta invests in water and wastewater projects across the province
The Government of Alberta has announced more than $117 million in funding for water and wastewater infrastructure improvement projects in small urban and rural communities across Alberta. The funding will support 60 Water for Life and Alberta Municipal Water/Wastewater Partnership projects across the province that will improve access to safe, reliable water supplies and enhance environmentally-sustainable wastewater treatment, while creating hundreds of jobs in communities across the province.