Category Archives: Transportation

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School bus drivers, paramedics call for safer roads in N.B. – CTV Atlantic News – 11 January 2018

Article by: NICK MOORE “The Liberals are the government. It’s their responsibility to fix the problems as they become evident. It’s evident we don’t have enough people to keep our roads safe,”-David Coon School bus drivers, paramedics and even snow plow operators in New Brunswick are calling the condition of roadways this winter “deplorable.” CUPE local, the union representing highways […]

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Route 8 Crossing: College Hill-Skyline Active Transportation Connection

At David Coon’s Community Gatherings in Skyline Acres, the Route 8 crossing between Skyline Acres and UNB has been consistently identified as one of the priority issues for residents. For years, residents have asked the city and province to make the crossing safer by installing a pedestrian bridge. A committee was formed from one of David’s community gatherings that distributed […]

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Question Period: Moose Fencing – November 9, 2017

The video and transcript of oral questions are recorded in the language it was originally spoken. M. Coon : La semaine dernière, j’ai posé la question suivante au ministre des Transports et de l’Infrastructure : Le long de quelles sections de routes prévoit-il installer des clôtures pour animaux sauvages cette année? Il n’a pas répondu à ma question. Le problème […]

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Wildlife Fencing: Question Period – November 1, 2017

The video and transcript of oral questions are recorded in the language it was originally spoken. M. Coon: L’installation de clôtures pour animaux sauvages a grandement diminué le nombre d’accidents entre des véhicules et des animaux sur les routes. En 2014, le ministère des Transports et de l’Infrastructure a publié des statistiques qui montrent que les nouvelles clôtures qui longent […]

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Connecting New Brunswickers: A Vision for Public Transportation in New Brunswick

Public transportation is an essential service to ensure New Brunswickers can access healthcare, employment, and travel for work and family obligations within our metropolitan areas and between our regions. Now is the time to be building our vision for a public transportation system that will connect New Brunswickers. In this video, I talk about the need for provincial leadership to […]

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Public Transportation System: Question Period – 30 March 2017

Here is the video and transcript of oral questions today recorded in the language it was originally spoken. M. Coon : Ma question s’adresse au ministre des Transports et de l’Infrastructure. Posséder une voiture n’est pas une possibilité pour plusieurs personnes du Nouveau-Brunswick. Si vous ne pouvez pas vous permettre d’en acheter une, se déplacer pour aller voir le médecin, […]

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Budget Speech – 10 February 2017

A budget represents an annual opportunity to make deliberate spending decisions to take positive action that will protect and empower the citizens of New Brunswick. I have spoken to those priorities which I know are shared by many of my constituents. Here are videos of the budget debate broken down into each topic of priority. Economic Transition Mr. Speaker, a […]

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Fredericton parks plan to test express bus on Regent Street

article by Stephen Llewellyn, The Daily Gleaner photo: The Daily Gleaner Archive “This is particularly important for those living in poverty or people living on fixed income” – David Coon The idea of testing an express bus on Regent Street in Fredericton has been parked for now. The call for a bus that runs up and down Regent Street frequently […]

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