Transit First – Give Transit Priority
A route 1 bus is traveling along Bayer’s Road at o km/hr. A route 52 bus is stuck on Joseph Howe Drive, also traveling at 0 km/hr. When will they...By Sean Gillis
Transit First – Straight Routes Please
The shortest path between any two points is a straight line. That’s pretty basic geometry. So why do so many of Halifax’s bus routes twist and...By Sean Gillis
Fairview may lose out due to Halifax’s Arena Strategy
HALIFAX – Almost two years ago, Old HRM made a decision that New Halifax will try and contort itself into, or out of…or maybe a bit of both. The...By Abad Khan
A New Arena for Dartmouth
DARTMOUTH – Halifax’s long awaited Arena Strategy is coming before Regional Council on Tuesday and, so far, it’s the proposed closure of the...By Sam Austin
Transit First – Ridership or Coverage
HALIFAX – Transit offers communities and residents several benefits. Three of the most important benefits are mobility, less congestion and lower...By Sean Gillis
Fredericton – Between Sprawl and Sustainability
FREDERICTON – Walkable downtown (and downtown-like) neighbourhoods are increasingly popular sites for investment and start-up enterprises. A recent...By Hassan Arif
Transit First: How much service? Where?
HALIFAX – Metro Transit is busy redesigning HRM’s transit network, based on the Moving Forward Principles that were approved by Regional...By Sean Gillis
Halifax Tool Library Launches Crowdfunding Campaign
HALIFAX – The Halifax Tool Library just came closer to becoming reality: its crowdfunding and tool drive campaigns recently launched. It’s an...By Tristan Cleveland
HRM’s Regional Plan needs adjustment, but will we seize the moment?
Editor’s Note: Below is an open letter from Frank Palermo sent to HRM Mayor Mike Savage and the Greater Halifax Community on the importance of the...By Abad Khan
Last-minute changes risk undermining HRM’s Regional Plan
HALIFAX – The Regional Plan 5-year review process (RP+5) has been years in the works, but it may be undermined with some significant changes that...By Abad Khan
Transit First – What’s next for Metro Transit
HALIFAX – On Wednesday January 8th, HRM Council approved a complete overhaul of Metro Transit’s confusing network and set bold, transformative...By Sean Gillis
Don’t like Downtown? That’s okay.
HALIFAX – The editor of the Halifax Magazine apparently got a rough reception for his article about how many parking spots are available most days...By Sean Gillis