Annual Conference 2015
Registration Now Open!
Connecting the Provincial Layer
for the Transportation of People in Nova Scotia
Wednesday June 3, 2015, 10AM - 4PM, Holiday Inn Truro, NS
(800) 567-1467 www.girardinbluebird.com
Our Community Engagement research, completed in March 2015, demonstrated the success of existing community-led transportation solutions and the great potential for sustainable transportation systems across Nova Scotia, if there is a clear provincial vision in place and seamless interaction between the numerous government departments with transportation as a policy or concern.
Our program will include:
Annual general meeting
Message from our Presenting Sponsor
Introduction of our Position Paper
Provincial Government Panel Presentations and Questions
Open Space discussions leading to action items and next steps
Lunch and nutrition breaks will be served on-site and are included in your registration fee.
Registration Deadline: May 29, 2015
An invitation and registration form is attached below. Please join us in our efforts to support transportation solutions for all Nova Scotians
Who are We?
We are Community Transit - Nova Scotia, a provincial non-profit organization supporting transportation solutions by your community, for your community. Our MAIN areas of support are: Mentoring, Advocacy, Information Support, Networking with the vision that all Nova Scotians have access to safe, affordable transportation.
Our membership unites individuals and organizations throughout Nova Scotia, including:
Transportation service providers
Service and advocacy organizations
Municipal and provincial representatives and staff
Individuals with disabilities
Individuals coping with low or no-income
The general public
We welcome the input and support of every individual, family, and organization in Nova Scotia, because transportation is everyone’s right and everyone’s concern.
Contact us at any time with your questions, issues, or comments:
Community Transit - Nova Scotia gratefully acknowledges funding from the Nova Scotia Transportation Research Incentive Program (NS-TRIP) 2010-11, administered by Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations, which supported the development of this site.
TATA Transit Feasibility Study
A study has been completed into a proposed community transit service serving the areas of northern Colchester County and River John on Nova Scotia's Northumberland Shore. The report is attached below.
Seniors on Board Workshop Companion
The issue of seniors and driving is sensitive one, but it is a conversation that must be had. Our Seniors on Board project piloted a workshop series to help communities host and facilitate 'transportation conversations' . The result is a Workshop Companion, available here for download, to support future conversations. See attachments below to download your Workshop Companion and media release/fact sheet.
Our Winter/Spring newsletter is here for download. Seniors on Board, the 2013 recipient of the Ron Levy Scholarship, a tribute to David Meyer, and more.