Category Archives for "Atlantic"

Jan 05

Integrated Mobility Plan released and approved by Halifax Council

By timtaa | Atlantic

By Marcus Garnet On Friday, December 1, 2017, Halifax Regional Municipality’s Integrated Mobility Plan was released to the public as an agenda item for consideration by Committee of the Whole Council.  On December 5, 2017, Council unanimously endorsed the plan – a move hailed by active transportation advocates as a culture shift towards improving walking, […]
Source: TAA

Jan 03

Advocacy award honours John Pearce

By timtaa | Atlantic

How does an organization appropriately acknowledge more than four decades of dedicated service to its cause?  When president emeritus John Pearce advised his TAA colleagues last summer in a brief e-mail that his health no longer would permit him to maintain an active role, that question immediately arose.  The answer came from vice-president Ashley Morton: […]
Source: TAA

Nov 09

Bridgewater transit excursion a success!

By timtaa | Atlantic

On October 21st, Transport Action Atlantic hosted its second Nova Scotia Members Event. A group of 10 TAA members made their way to Bridgewater NS on what turned out to be a gorgeous fall day, to explore the newest addition to the public transit world in the Maritimes. The Town of Bridgewater recently launched a […]
Source: TAA

Oct 27

Sad news: Iain Dunlop, TAA secretary, passes away

By timtaa | Atlantic

We are very sad to announce that Iain Dunlop, board member and secretary of Transport Action Atlantic, passed away at the Upper River Valley Hospital on Tuesday, October 24, at the age of 72, after a lengthy illness. Iain was born on June 20, 1945 in Aberdeen, Scotland. After immigrating to Canada with his Mother, […]
Source: TAA

Sep 26

RuralLynx bus service in Southwest NB is on the road!

By timtaa | Atlantic

After years of hard work to make it a reality, the new bus service linking communities in Charlotte County to Saint John, New Brunswick, is up and running. RuralLynx, a partnership between the Southwest New Brunswick Transport Authority Inc., the Southwest New Brunswick Service Commission, and Maritime Bus, successfully began operations on September 25, 2017. It […]
Source: TAA