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Update on Transportation 2030

I am optimistic about the potential benefits of innovation in transportation. New technologies will help us 'green' the transportation sector, which produces almost a quarter of the greenhouse gas emissions in Canada.

Transport Minister Marc Garneau, pictured on the Hill. 'My department is also proposing improvements to the Motor Vehicle Safety Act to give the government new and better tools to keep Canadians safe on the road. This legislation will get royal assent soon.' The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
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The Government of Canada has a vision of a cutting-edge transportation system. It’s called Transportation 2030. The goal is to create a safe, secure, innovative transportation system that promotes trade and economic growth, a cleaner environment and the well-being of Canadians We are making steady progress towards those goals. In May of last year, I introduced Bill C-49, the Transportation Modernization Act. This is a critical step toward modernizing Canada’s transportation system. It would amend the Canada Transportation

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