10 October 2018

Construction begins on the Gottingen Street transit priority bus lane

The Halifax Regional Municipality is advising residents and motorists that construction for the Gottingen Street northbound transit priority bus lane and streetscaping enhancements will Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Construction will take place on Gottingen Street between Cogswell and North streets. The project is expected to take eight weeks to complete.

Crews will be on site Monday to Saturday from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Two-lane traffic and pedestrian access will be maintained at all times. Local businesses will remain open and accessible to pedestrians.

During construction there will be no parking day or night on the west side (northbound) of Gottingen Street between Cogswell and North streets. Permanent no-parking signs will be installed.

Upon installation, the Gottingen Street transit priority lane will run northbound from the intersection of Cogswell Street to the intersection of North Street weekdays from 7-9 a.m. and 3-6 p.m. The lane will allow transit vehicles to get Halifax residents to their destinations on Gottingen Street and beyond.

The priority bus lane and streetscaping enhancements were approved by Regional Council on August 14, 2018 and are funded in part by the Public Transit Infrastructure Fund (PTIF) and the Government of Nova Scotia. The Gottingen Street Bus Lane is a transit priority initiative actioned from the Integrated Mobility Plan.
17 May 2018

Public Information Session - Transit Priority for Gottingen Street

You're Invited
Public Information Session - Transit Priority for Gottingen Street
When: Thursday, May 17, 2018 from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Where: North End Public Library, 2285 Gottingen Street, Halifax
01 February 2018

Robie and Young Transit Corridors Open House

The municipality is looking at ways to improve the movement of buses on Robie
and Young Streets to make transit service faster and more reliable. 


While design concepts are preliminary, some options being considered may
impact private property, utilities, trees, parking, loading, and traffic
operation along the corridor.

DATE: Thursday, Feb. 1, 2018
TIME: 6-8 p.m.
WHERE: Maritime Hall, Halifax Forum (2901
Windsor Street, Halifax)