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
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.