The Transportation Sector in Alberta: Present Position and Future Outlook [article]

Van Horne Institute, University Of Calgary, University Of Calgary
In meetings and discussions with multiple stakeholders, the observation was made that consultation with the citizens of Alberta continues to grow in importance, particularly as the economy develops towards value-added. The issue of infrastructure funding for both renewal and new development was raised constantly. Differing priorities for infrastructure funding were expressed. It was recognized that funding for infrastructure in Alberta is not infinite and that priorities expressed by
more » ... s are not consistently agreed to. This leads to the suggestion that ongoing input into provincial infrastructure funding by all stakeholders is important. Action Item: • In determining future funding allocations for Alberta's transportation infrastructure, Alberta Transportation will hold regular annual meetings jointly with transportation stakeholders from all modes and municipalities. At this meeting, transportation stakeholders will have an opportunity to identify strategic opportunities, their infrastructure needs, funding proposals, and provide comments to Alberta Transportation. The Government, on the basis of these discussions and their own internal review, will then determine the allocation of funds for transportation infrastructure investment.
doi:10.11575/prism/31522 fatcat:z6zgiluk4rgfhkl7lfyypqhjha