Aaron Lewis presented on www.maritimerideshare.com soon to be www.seeets.com and how you can connect with others to share a ride to the same location. Aaron also spoke about Carsharing and is interested in developing a carshare program in PEI similar to Halifax's successfully running http://www.carsharehfx.ca/
Advantages: Save money, share cars in other cities, and no maintenance etc.
You can review his information/slides here.
Russell Cole of Kensington, PEI talked about his converting a Ford Fiesta to an electric car. Cost $10,000 to convert, goes 80Km before it needs to be charged and costs .70cents to charge it with a regular outlet for about 10 hours. Read his presentation in part here.
E-bikes, scooters and mopeds can help save you money too especially for short distances and in the spring/summer/fall.
Here is a basic overview of what to know.