Traffic Volumes

Approximately 25,000 vehicles travel through Stony Plain via Provincial Highway 16A. This volume offers a significant opportunity for businesses looking to capture both travellers and the commuter clientele west of Edmonton.

Transportation Study

In 2011, Town Council accepted a Transportation Study, which addresses and/or makes recommendations in the following areas:

  • sustainable transportation
  • public transit
  • safety
  • short-term intersection capacity
  • long-term intersection capacity

Transportation Methods

By Air
Stony Plain is just a 50-minute drive from Edmonton International Airport. One of Canada’s fastest-growing airports, EIA provides flight services to more than six million passengers to 53 non-stop destinations.

By Highway
Stony Plain can be reached by two major provincial routes: Highway 16 (Yellowhead/Trans-Canada) and Highway 16A, as well as two secondary provincial roads: Highways 779 and 628.

By Rail
Canadian National Rail provides cargo access at the West Edmonton terminal 20 minutes from Stony Plain.

By Ship
The nearest port access to the Pacific Rim from Stony Plain is via the Port of Vancouver, accessible by truck in 15 hours.

Trucking and Other Transportation Services
Stony Plain maintains an online business directory, which includes all local truck transport, taxi, and courier services.

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