Connect2

The program supports community driven projects that improve connectivity within two kilometres, particularly between key community assets and help to achieve a low-carbon transportation future with higher mode-shares of biking, walking, rolling, shared transportation, transit and land-use planning that is oriented to sustainable modes of transportation.

Eligibility

The program considers applications under two categories:

Sustainable Transportation Infrastructure and Design: Support for Active Transportation (AT) infrastructure or design, AT, Sustainable Transportation, or Transit plans, Modeling or Design for transportation improvements/ transportation demand management, shared mobility services, engineering, and feasibility studies.

Sustainable Transportation Enabling: Education, public engagement, social marketing, data collection and evaluation, informational supports (signage, maps, technology), ideas or best practices that require more studies to advance sustainable transportation in Nova Scotia. 

Funding structure

  • Overall grant of $600,000
  • This grant will cover up to 50% of eligible costs, up to a maximum of $100,000 for Sustainable Transportation Infrastructure and Design projects, or $30,000 for Enabling projects
  • Funding will be for the 2018-2019 fiscal year. Projects must be completed by March 8, 2019 to receive full payment of the grant

Questions?

Contact the Program Coordinator at connect2@novascotia.ca

Contact Information

Department of Energy
Joseph Howe Building 12th Floor
1690 Hollis Street
Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 3J9

Phone: 902 424-4073
Email: connect2@novascotia.ca

Downloads

Full Program Description

Show Us Your Route! Guide