Category Archives for "Atlantic"

Feb 27

Halifax: Carmichael Lecture on urban transportation and transit conference

By Transport Action Atlantic | Atlantic

The Downtown Halifax Business Commission (DHBC) will be hosting the 15th annual Carmichael Lecture this week, in partnership with the Dalhousie University School of Planning and Waterfront Development. This year’s speaker will be Andreas Røhl. According to the DHBC, Mr. Røhl “works with Jan Gehl and associates based in Copenhagen, Denmark. Andreas has broad experience […]

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Feb 24

New threat to the Newcastle Sub?

By Transport Action Atlantic | Atlantic

There’s a chance that the fight to save the Newcastle Subdivision could be back on the table sooner than expected. In 2014, the Province of New Brunswick signed an agreement with CN to provide funding to maintain the north (from Irvco, N.B. to Nepisquit Junction, N.B.) and south (between Catamount, N.B. and Nelson Junction) portions of the Newcastle […]

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Feb 10

VIA President in Halifax, discusses plans for the Maritimes

By Transport Action Atlantic | Atlantic

VIA Rail President and CEO Yves Desjardins-Siciliano was in Halifax on January 31, 2017 to deliver a talk to the Halifax Chamber of Commerce. Billed as “VIA Rail’s vision in the Maritimes”, Desjardins-Siciliano addressed a full banquet hall during a luncheon at the Westin Nova Scotian. Desjardins-Siciliano’s talk was accompanied by a slide presentation, which […]

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