Blue Route News

Blue Route timeline

The following dates outline the history of the Blue Route project in chronological order: 2006 – The concept of a province-wide network of bikeways was initially discussed at the first annual Nova Scotia Bicycle Summit in 2006, held in Cape Breton and hosted by Velo Cape Breton 2007 – Following a year of casual inquiry, … Read More


Is Canada missing the boat on cycling tourists?

Although it is clear that bicycle related tourism is a growing trend, there are still very few provinces in Canada that are set up to take advantage of the situation. This article, written and produced by CBC, looks at La Route Verte in Quebec, along with other examples of how it is done right, and … Read More


Funding for the Blue Route

Government will provide $20,000 to Bicycle Nova Scotia to raise awareness about the Blue Route project and gather community input. Energy Minister Andrew Younger announced the funding today, Nov. 3. “Supporting a greater discussion and partnership on a possible provincewide cycling network is important,” said Mr. Younger. “I encourage Nova Scotians to learn about, and … Read More


Our Blue Route

When Nova Scotians get up in the morning, and leave their houses for work, school or play – the choices for transportation tend to be by car or by foot. For the past eight years, Bicycle Nova Scotia has been working to change that –through an initiative to create a province-wide bicycle network. Inspired by … Read More