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    Minister Prasad Panda

    Prasad Panda was sworn in as Minister of Transportation on June 21, 2022.

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Accomplishments

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Alberta’s government is strengthening the workforce by launching the second phase of the Driving Back to Work grant program.

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Alberta’s government is restricting the use of automated traffic enforcement, putting the onus on municipalities to justify each location where photo radar is deployed.

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.

Alberta Transportation remains committed to funding Anthony Henday Drive in Edmonton and the completion of the Calgary Ring Road.

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.

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

Budget

Budget 2022 is moving Alberta forward by building health system capacity, getting more Albertans working, and balancing the budget.

SafeRoads Alberta gets impaired drivers off the streets immediately by handing out significant penalties.

Commercial driver training

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

Commercial carrier pre-entry requirements

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

Driver and traffic safety

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

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