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Reducing service on the Route 15 is the right thing to do

  This Tuesday, Council is set to vote on what to do with the Route 15, the bus that currently heads out Purcells Cove Road to York Redoubt. As part of the Moving Forward Together process, Halifax Transit proposed cutting the route, because so few people take it. Residents in Purcells Cove have objected, and Halifax Transit has a done a lot of work to […]

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High times with Halifax Transit

High times with Halifax Transit

Over the last few decades, Canadians have made incredible progress reducing drunk driving and the associated carnage. This summer, cannabis will be legalized, and people are warning that this will lead to people driving while high – something that is equally as dangerous as drunk driving. We firmly believe that the best way to limit the negative impacts of impaired driving is to provide high-quality […]

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Halifax Transit’s Bus Rapid Transit Proposal

We’re pleased to see the city make progress on its bus rapid transit plan. Many of the measures in the proposal have been discussed for years, such as the transit priority corridor on Bayers Road. The proposal includes lots of changes that IMTB has been advocating for since 2011, including all-door boarding, off-board fare collection, comfortable waiting areas, 15-minute headways, and a transfer-based network. Overall, […]

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