Resources

Links

Bicycle Nova Scotia
http://bicycle.ns.ca/

Cycle Nova Scotia
http://www.cyclenovascotia.ca/

NS Trails Federation
http://www.novascotiatrails.com/

Ecology Action Centre
https://www.ecologyaction.ca/issue-area/transportation-issues-people

Ecology Action Centre Newsletter Download – Spring Edition
https://www.ecologyaction.ca/files/images-documents/file/BTI/Ecology & Action – Spring 2015 – Online.pdf

Department of Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal
http://novascotia.ca/tran/

Department of Health and Wellness
http://novascotia.ca/DHW/

Blue Route Timeline
http://blueroute.ca/blue-route-timeline/

The Value of Paved Shoulders for All Road Users
http://www.bicyclinglife.com/EffectiveAdvocacy/22reasons.htm

 


Other Bicycle Networks and Trails in Canada

ON ROAD

The Route Verte
The Route Verte in Quebec is one of the best cycling networks in the world. We’re proud to have this as an inspiration for the Blue Route.
http://www.routeverte.com/e/

Prince Edward County, Ontario
Prince Edward County, with its gently rolling hills, wineries, parks, and quiet roads, is a great cycling destination. The distances between villages and attractions are short, allowing for rest stops.
http://prince-edward-county.com/cycling/

ON TRAIL

Confederation Trail, Prince Edward Island
This is 470 km recreational rail trail system that connects the island of PEI from tip to tip, with easy access to amenities and communities along the way.
http://www.tourismpei.com/pei-confederation-trail

Galloping Goose Trail, Vancouver Island
A beautiful bike destination that is built on an old rail bed that runs between Victoria and Sooke, British Columbia.
http://www.gallopinggoosetrail.com/index.html


Some of our favorites in other countries

US Bicycle Route System
A connected network of bicycle routes is being developed across the United States, with 8043 miles already developed.
http://www.adventurecycling.org/routes-and-maps/us-bicycle-route-system/

National Cycling Network (United Kingdom)
The network passes within a mile and a half of all UK homes and now stretches over 14,000 miles across the length and breadth of the UK.
http://www.sustrans.org.uk/ncn/map/national-cycle-network/about-network

New Zealand Cycle Trails
These trails showcase some of New Zealand’s most breathtaking scenery and diverse attractions. This free network of bike trails caters to passionate cyclists at all levels of fitness and experience.
http://www.newzealand.com/ca/feature/cycle-trails/