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NS-TRIP Applications Now Available

The Nova Scotia Transit Research Incentive Program is administered by the Department of Municipal Affairs and supports capacity-building initiatives for new or existing transit services, including feasibility studies, business plans, pilot projects, and policy development.                  Application deadline: May 16, 2014. Complete guidelines and applications, as well as templates for business plan and pre-pilot implementation, sample feasibility studies and other resources are available here: http://www.novascotia.ca/snsmr/municipal/funding/community/ns-transit-research-incentive.asp


Community Engagement Meetings

How do you get around if you do not drive?

CT-NS and NS Moves! (NS Department of Energy)  are co-hosting five Community Conversations to Learn about the transportation needs, assets and opportunities in local communities, Discuss possibilities for addressing transportation needs at the community/regional level, Identify potential projects to be funded by NS Moves, a provincial grant program and Contribute to recommendations for action at the provincial, regional and community level on improving transportation. Meetings will be held:

Digby, April 22, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Municipality of Digby Council Chambers

Bridgewater, April 30, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.,  Lunenburg County Leisure Centre

New Glasgow, May 1, 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., New Glasgow Library

Port Hawkesbury, May 2, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Evergreen Club

Spryfield, May 5, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Captain William Spry Community Centre

For more information and to be involved, contact Dodie Goodwin, ph 902-396-4522                                                 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.                           

Workshop Companion now available!

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. 

New Road Warriors Now Available!

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. 

Download this file (newsletter Winter 2014.pdf)Road Warriors Winter/Spring 2014[ ]669 Kb

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