Last week I wrote about the new street network being proposed for the land currently occupied by the Cogswell interchange, and asked why the city was proposing not to include a transit priority corridor along the full stretch of Barrington Street that’s being re-designed. The current plan does include some transit priority lanes on Barrington […]
Last week, Halifax council met with city staffers to talk budgets, big picture style, in advance of nitty-gritty budget deliberations in the coming months. It’s worth recapping some of the highlights from the discussions for the city’s two big transportation departments — Transportation and Public Works (TPW) and Halifax Transit. (You can check out the...
News 1. Halifax Transit director rejects council direction to get outside expert help Halifax Transit is clearly an agency that is hostile to the idea of outside help, and its “baffling” report to city council is a clear red flag for problematic leadership from transit head Dave Reage. By Erica Butler. Click here to read “Too good for […]
Halifax Transit’s latest report to council’s Transportation Standing Committee can be summed up in a word: No. Six months ago Halifax Regional Council unanimously requested a report on hiring a consultant to review the corridor routes of Halifax Transit’s Moving Forward Together (MFT) plan. You may remember reading about it here. On Wednesday, June 7, […]