Category Archives for "Atlantic"

Sep 05

A New Proposal to Rehabilitate the Ocean

By Transport Action Atlantic | Atlantic

“VIA Rail’s Ocean is dying.” So begins the report recently completed by transportation consultant and advocate Greg Gormick for the advocacy group Save Our Trains in Northern New Brunswick. The new report is titled “Riding the Ocean’s Next Wave: A proposal for VIA Rail Canada’s Maritime services”, and was released in mid-August with considerable media […]
Source: TAA

Aug 11

Is the Burnside Connector project a good idea?

By Transport Action Atlantic | Atlantic

The province of Nova Scotia announced earlier this year that it will construct a new 4-lane highway between Burnside, the largely industrial park area on the northwest edge of Dartmouth, and Bedford. The goal of this project is to provide a more rapid traffic flow into Burnside, and theoretically alleviate congestion. However, opponents of the project […]
Source: TAA

May 24

Questions for the parties in the Nova Scotia election

By Transport Action Atlantic | Atlantic

Election day in Nova Scotia is rapidly approaching, so Transport Action Atlantic sent the following six questions to the recognized parties in the Nova Scotia election to find out where they stand on key provincial transportation issues. We will post their responses here as we receive them.1. What actions will your government take to restore […]
Source: TAA

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