Blue Route News

Chain of Lakes Trail Opened as Blue Route

New signs identify Chain of Lakes Trail as Blue Route Bicycle Nova Scotia and the Halifax Regional Municipality are proud to announce that the Chain of Lakes Trail has been officially designated as Blue Route. The Chain of Lakes Trail connects the end of the BLT Trail in Beechville to Joseph Howe Drive in Halifax. … Read More

Lunenburg Pop-Up Bike Lane Approved for June 2022

Pop-up Project Approved Bicycle Nova Scotia is excited to announce that the Town of Lunenburg will be implementing the province‚Äôs first Blue Route Hubs Pop-Up Project in June 2022! On Tuesday, August 10th, Bicycle Nova Scotia presented a plan to Lunenburg Council for a pop-up bike lane and pedestrian mall on Montague Street in Old … Read More

Pop-up Bike Lanes Coming to Lunenburg

Bicycle Nova Scotia has been working with the Town of Lunenburg through the Blue Route Hubs Project. We have funding to develop temporary interventions to make it safer and more appealing to walk, roll, and cycle in the Town of Lunenburg in 2021. Temporary projects could include pop-up bike lanes, open street Sundays, or other … Read More

Funding for Blue Route in Antigonish, Kentville and Port Hawkesbury

The Blue Route will be taking a big step forward in Nova Scotia towns in the next few years, with funding from the federal, provincial and municipal governments. For the past few years, Bicycle Nova Scotia has been working with municipalities across the province on the Blue Route Hubs project, to complete bike network plans … Read More

New Glasgow Blue Route Hubs Phase 1 & 2 Public Engagement Survey

Public Engagement Survey Now Open People who cycle in New Glasgow will have more opportunities to ride safely in the coming years. Working with Bicycle Nova Scotia, the Town of New Glasgow is planning a network of safe, convenient cycling routes that will be comfortable for people of all ages and people with disabilities. As … Read More

Port Hawkesbury Receives Funding to Connect the Blue Route

On Thursday June 18th 2021, $3 million of government funding was announced that will connect the Blue Route through Port Hawkesbury. All three levels of government will be contributing to this project, which is being funded through the Green Infrastructure Stream of the Investing in Canada Infrastructure plan. Over the past year, Bicycle Nova Scotia … Read More

Port Hawkesbury Enters Phase 3 of Hubs Project

Over the past year, Bicycle Nova Scotia (BNS) has been working on plans for a network of bicycle routes that will provide a safer and more well-connected environment to move about Port Hawkesbury by bicycle. Through the first two stages of this project, take the survey today! Survey closes May 14th, 2021.

Port Hawkesbury’s Cycling Network Plan

As part of the Blue Route Hubs Project, Bicycle Nova Scotia has recently completed a network plan for Port Hawkesbury which links the Blue Route through Town, and connects residents of Port Hawkesbury with the places they need to go everyday. This work is also being done in Wolfville and New Glasgow, and network plans … Read More

Tell us about transportation in New Glasgow

Help shape the future of transportation in New Glasgow by answering our survey! Bicycle Nova Scotia, with funding from the Department of Communities, Culture and Heritage and the Department of Energy and Mines, will be working with 3 communities in Nova Scotia this year to help develop a network of safe cycling infrastructure to help … Read More

Feedback Required on Proposed Bicycle Network In Port Hawkesbury

Help shape the future of transportation in Port Hawkesbury by answering our survey! Bicycle Nova Scotia and the Town of Port Hawkesbury have been working together to develop a network of safe cycling infrastructure for the Town, using input from the initial event and survey, topographic and traffic data. Bicycle Nova Scotia is proposing a … Read More