Blue Route News

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’s 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