Blue Route News

Launching Public Engagement in Annapolis Royal

LAUNCHING PUBLIC ENGAGEMENT IN ANNAPOLIS ROYAL In November, 2021 Bicycle Nova Scotia announced a new partnership with the Town of Annapolis Royal as a location for the next round of Blue Route Hubs Projects. Our Active Transportation Planner has been working behind the scenes since then to conduct background research so we can better understand … Read More


Launching Public Engagement in Middleton

LAUNCHING PUBLIC ENGAGEMENT IN MIDDLETON In October, 2021 Bicycle Nova Scotia announced a new partnership with the Town of Middleton as a location for the next round of Blue Route Hubs Projects. Our Active Transportation Planner has been working behind the scenes since then to conduct background research so we can better understand the local … Read More


Meet the Blue Route Staff – Alison Carlyle

Meet the Blue Route Staff – Alison Carlyle Alison Carlyle is the Blue Route Development and Cycling Advocacy Director with Bicycle Nova Scotia. Alison studied in the Environment and Business program at the University of Waterloo, where she developed a keen interest in using marketing principles to encourage positive social behaviour. She went on to … Read More


Blue Route Hubs Project Online Survey Now Open in New Glasgow

BLUE ROUTE HUBS PROJECT MOVING INTO PHASE 3 The Blue Route Hubs Project is moving into Phase 3 in New Glasgow! During Phase 3 we will be developing cross sections to show the proposed new active transportation infrastructure on the priority route. A street cross section depicts what new infrastructure would look like visually. We … Read More


Blue Route Hubs Project Expands in the Annapolis Valley

Blue Route Hubs Project Expands in the Annapolis Valley The Harvest Moon Trail winds through the Annapolis Valley from Grand Pre to Annapolis Royal, passing by quaint towns and open fields. The trail has been an open section of the provincial Blue Route cycling network for several years now. The local shops and wineries in … Read More


Meet the Blue Route Staff – Meghan Doucette

Meet the Blue Route Staff – Meghan Doucette Meghan Doucette joined the Blue Route team in June 2021 as the Active Transportation Planner. Meghan is passionate about equity and urban/rural planning issues. She holds a Master of Urban Planning from McGill University and a Bachelor of Management with a major in Environment, Sustainability, and Society … Read More


An Active Transportation Network for New Glasgow

Blue Route Hubs Project Phase 1 Complete We are excited to announce that phase 1 of the Blue Route Hubs Project in New Glasgow is complete! Along with community members and local stakeholders, Bicycle Nova Scotia‘s Active Transportation Planner has developed an active transportation network plan. The network will connect to key destinations and residential … Read More


Bike Ride Celebrates the Expansion of the Blue Route

New signs identify Chain of Lakes Trail as newest open Blue Route Halifax, Nova Scotia, Monday October 25th, 2021– Bicycle Nova Scotia hosted a bike ride to celebrate the opening of the Chain of Lakes Trail as the newest section of the provincial Blue Route. With the addition of the 7.3km Chain of Lakes Trail, … 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