It is most common to go the distance between Stony Plain and Spruce Grove which is not far by car but a new option may be coming to life.
Councillors in Stony Plain were presented with a motion during their meeting Monday which advised the Town to begin discussions with Spruce Grove on developing a new pedestrian trail for those looking to go back and forth between the two communities without using a vehicle. This has been discussed along with some effort on portions of a system in prior years but nothing has moved forward since to the frustration of some area residents when incidents like the Oct. 7 morning death of a pedestrian on Highway 16A end up happening.
“This is so sad! We really need a path off of 16AA! Too many people walking down there,” Spruce Grove resident Shay Layne wrote in response to a report on the recent incident. “I know I would not be walking down there [early in morning or even anytime] ever!”