There’s good news and there’s bad news. Okay, first the good news. Halifax council has agreed to double the available funding for organizations like MusGo Rider and Bayrides, which provide door-to-door and chartered transit services for their respective rural communities, making sure thousands of people in the region can get to work, medical appointments, and […]
On Wednesday, Halifax council will discuss its “parking lot” budget items — about $2.6 million in additional costs or programs that city staff have not included in department budgets, but that councillors felt should be considered for the 2018-19 budget. Two items on the list will impact the future of the publicly funded transit network,...
It’s fitting that when Local Xpress journalist Liane Heller took the final ride for her three-year-long project to write about every single route on the Halifax Transit map, she found herself on the 402 Sambro. Along with Heller’s transit adventure project, the 402 is coming to an end this month, taking its last ride […]
News 1. Sears stiffs its employees while vulture capitalists profit Writes Stephen Kimber: “Just six dollars,” the woman behind the counter said cheerfully. “Gotta love health benefits.” “Actually,” replied the man, “I’m losing mine.” [..] The man is 64; he’s worked for Sears for more than 30 years. And he isn’t just losing his job and […]