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The first phase of Blue Route, a province-wide cycling network, launched on August 6 in Pictou, Nova Scotia. Blue Route is a 3000km+ cycling route of shared lanes, paved shoulders, local street bikeways and off-road trails.
Government launches new grant program to support community led sustainable transportation initiatives
The Brooklyn Connector trail was officially opened on October 10, 2013 to allow students at West Hants Middle School and the Brooklyn Elementary School to safely walk to a nearby skating rink and enjoy a new option for their recreational activity.
Pictou County Trails Association makes progress with their Short Line rail trail. The trail, funded by Nova Scotia Moves, will connect rural communities to the Town of Pictou.
The Sustainable Transportation Strategy is a crucial foundation for taking action and building partnerships across the province.
Connect2 is a grant program that is based on a vision that all trips under two kilometres to key community destinations in rural and urban areas of Nova Scotia could be made using sustainable modes of transportation.
Submit your initial Connect2 expression of interest.
Contact the Sustainable Transportation Program Administrator, Department of Energy at Connect2@novascotia.ca,or 902-424-8090 with questions.