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CTNS September 2016 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.


Free ride program boosted Cape Breton transit ridership by 200%, says mayor

The end of summer has brought about the end of a Cape Breton pilot project that allowed transit users to ride the bus for free. The complete CBC news article is here


Social Isolation: Causes, Solutions, Actions

Join us for a 3-part conversation about social isolation in our community of East Hants.  We will be reflecting on the underlying causes of social isolation, hearing about initiatives that have successfully connected people in the community and finding ways we can work together to create a more inclusive and welcoming community. All are welcome! Volunteers and staff who work with community organizations or individuals who want to help. Contact the EHCLA for more information


Super-Minh vs. Route 1

See what happens when one man tries to out-commute a commuter bus.  Click here to see the video. Thanks Halifolks for the fun vid.

CHAD Transit focuses on fixed routes

How CHAD transit is working with communities to explore how to restore fixed routes in Pictou County. Read the article here.




Is UBER right for Rural Nova Scotia?

Recently a citizen of the Annapolis Valley contacted her Councillor with the suggestion that a Uber style transportation system could serve their rural population well.  The thought is that relatively simple and inexpensive technology could be used to connect people who need a ride, and people who have rides to offer. What do you think?  Email your thoughts to Councillor Alex Morrison.




Join us in Montréal on 15-17 May 2017 for this truly global event where international transport experts share their strategic vision for the sector and their best practices.

CUTA, in collaboration with UITP, is proud to bring Lead the TRANSITion, the Global Public Transport Summit to Canada. The Summit is a unique and not-to-be-missed opportunity to share ideas and network with transport CEOs, urban leaders, tech wizards and policy watchers. Experience all that you’ve come to expect from a CUTA event – AND MORE.  Learn more at UITP


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