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    Minister Devin Dreeshen

    Devin Dreeshen was sworn in as Minister of Transportation and Economic Corridors on October 24, 2022.

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Mandate letter

The Premier's mandate letter to the Minister of Transportation and Economic Corridors outlines the objectives and priorities of the work they will focus on in their role.

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Alberta’s government is improving Class 1 licensing and training with a new, made in Alberta learning pathway for professional truck drivers.

A truck driving along Alberta's Highway 3

Alberta’s government is twinning the important Highway 3 economic corridor between Saskatchewan and British Columbia.

Government has reduced red tape for commercial transport by updating the Commercial Vehicle Dimension and Weight Regulation, without any changes to traffic or road safety.

Transportation and Economic Corridors has completed the Calgary Ring Road and Anthony Henday Drive in Edmonton.

Government set its support to Calgary and Edmonton LRT projects in legislation (Public Transit and Green Infrastructure Project Act) and provincial funding for each fiscal year is established in regulation (Order in Council 300/2019).

Key information

Our responsibilities

The ministry consists of the Department of Transportation and Economic Corridors.

The department promotes a vital and diverse economy by:

  • managing transportation safety
  • supporting municipalities with public transportation and water/wastewater facilities
  • expanding and enhancing a well-integrated transportation system and enabling market access
  • preserving and developing the provincial highway network and water management infrastructure

In focus

Alberta is developing a Passenger Rail Master Plan that will serve as the foundation to advance passenger rail in the province.

Alberta is developing a Passenger Rail Master Plan that will serve as the foundation to advance passenger rail in the province. 

A graphic with text indicating drivers to slow down and move over when they see flashing lights.

Help protect roadside workers on busy Alberta roads by slowing down and moving over.

Learn about mandatory driver training, driver’s licence endorsements, and driver improvement courses for commercial drivers.

Enhanced requirements for new and existing commercial trucking companies are now in effect.

Traffic safety tips for drivers, pedestrians, cyclists and other road users.

Latest news

  • Jun 13, 2024

    Alberta’s government is providing grants to rural and remote municipalities to support new road, bridge, community airport, and water infrastructure projects.

  • Jun 6, 2024

    Alberta is working to enhance supply chains between Edmonton and the Port of Prince Rupert in order to get more products to new markets.

  • May 31, 2024

    Construction is underway on the twinning of Highway 3, between Taber and Burdett, kicking off a multi-year initiative to twin the highway from the B.C. border to Medicine Hat.

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