Community Transportation NS

Know someone who might like to become a member? Forward this newsletter.

 

Click here to become a MEMBER

 

– HAPPY HOLIDAYS – CTNS December 2017 Newsletter

 

CTNS now has charitable status!

CTNS is now recognized as a charity by Canada Revenue Agency. You can now donate to CTNS and receive a tax receipt. Donate to CTNS.  Click here, then scroll down to the ‘Donate” button.

 

“With its winding, coastal roads, world-famous views and breathtaking landscapes both seaside and inland, Nova Scotia can be a cyclist’s dream. But without increased accessibility and awareness, it’s difficult to take full advantage of it.

Inspired by Quebec’s renowned Route Verte, Nova Scotia’s Blue Route is an in-the-works initiative to implement 3,000 bicycle-friendly kilometres connecting rural and urban areas all across the province…” READ MORE

 

Income assistance recipients in Halifax to receive free bus passes CBC News article Fuelled by gasoline prices, annual inflation accelerates to 2.1%  Metro News article Urban Mobility at a Tipping Point McKinsey&Company

 

Call for submissions, BNS January Newsletter, due December 29 If you have anything to share among the cycling community, send  submissions to abarnett@bicycle.ns.ca Ideas for submissions: 

  • Upcoming events
  • Advocacy issues
  • Success stories
  • Volunteer opportunties
  • New biking discoveries
  • Initiatives that are starting up

 

 

H/\LIF/\X Council Unanimously Approves Integrated Mobility Plan

 

Read The IMP

 

 

Communities, Culture and Heritage

 

Small Business ACCESS-Ability Grant Program 

Small businesses can apply for a cost-shared grant to make accessibility-related improvements, be they for clients & customers, for employees, or both. LEARN MORE

 

2017 Nova Scotia Human Rights Award “…Claredon Robicheau is part of the Bill 59 Community Alliance group that recently received a 2017 Nova Scotia Human Rights Award. Bill 59 Community Alliance was recognized for its advocacy for the rights of persons with disabilities throughout the province in the Group/Organization category…”

Digby County Courier article

 

The Kindness of Strangers: When Public Transit Drivers go the Extra Mile (BLOG post) 2016 Census Shows a Shift Toward Sustainable Mobility URBAN MOBILITY FORUM MAGAZINE READ Latest Edition

 

Click below for the most recent information from our friends and partner organizations

 

 

 

Mailing address is:

Community Transportation-Nova Scotia

RR# 2 Hopewell

Pictou County, Nova ScotiaB0K 1C0

Canada