The Transportation Association of Canadaís annual conference drew nearly 1,000 visitors to Prince Edward Island this September. In recognition of the United Nationís Decade of Action for Road Safety, the 2015 conference theme, Getting You There Safely, highlighted the importance, opportunities and innovations in road safety.
Construction of an extensive public trail system within the expanded Bonshaw Provincial park is well underway, including completion of two pedestrian bridges at the Bonshaw River. Islanders are already using the trails and temporary trail signage will soon be in place.
Recent amendments to the Highway Safety Act create tougher penalties for those caught driving while using handheld communication devices. Using a phone while driving is dangerous and deadly.
Transportation, Infrastructure and Energy Minister Paula Biggar toured WEICan's location at North Cape to learn more about the impact of wind energy on the Island's energy future.