Tags ArchivesBicycle Nova Scotia

Meet the Blue Route Staff! Katherine MacLellan, Active Transportation Planner

Meet the Blue Route Staff!     Katherine MacLellan (she/her) is the Active Transportation Planner and Designer at Bicycle Nova Scotia. Katherine studied International Development at Saint Mary’s University, which peaked her interest in built form. She received her Master of Planning at Dalhousie University, where she developed a passion for complete community design, and transportation planning. When she graduated from grad school, her first job was working for the Halifax Regional Municipality with the Active Transportation Team. This opportunity was a gateway to pursuing a specialization and opportunities in Active Transportation. While working with the AT Team, Katherine gained a better understanding of the process, barriers, and opportunities for supporting and promoting active transportation in communities - and looks forward to ...

Continue Reading

Meet the Blue Route Staff! Brittney MacLean, Director of Blue Route Development and Cycling Advocacy

Meet the Blue Route Staff!     Brittney MacLean (she/her) is the Director of Blue Route Development and Cycling Advocacy with Bicycle Nova Scotia. Brittney is a graduate of the Bachelors of Community Design, Honors Urban Design program at Dalhousie University, which is where she developed a keen interest in how community planning and public space design can be used to encourage social behaviors that lead to healthier, happier, more connected communities. Brittney spent the last nine years as an urban planner with the Halifax Regional Municipality where she found great reward working on projects that focused on the growth of the municipality while fulfilling community needs and visions. Walking and cycling grew to be a large part of her life during ...

Continue Reading

BNS Receives support from Jimmie Pelletier Foundation

Bicycle Nova Scotia is happy to announce a contribution of $1,000.00 from La Traversee Jimmy Pelletier to support Paracycling in Nova Scotia. La Traversee Jimmie Pelletier is a Cross-Canada Tour lead by para-athlete Jimmy Pelletier to raise funds to support para-athleticim throughout Canada. On each stop, Mr Pelletier was able to both offer donations to organizations that support Canadians with physical or mental disabilities, and raise over $500,000.00 to continue to support athletes of all abilities. On hand to accept the donation was BNS VP of Gender, Equity and Inclusion, Darryl Osborne. Darryl has been hard at work increasing access to para-cycles by first launching a set of try-a-ride para-events at the Canada Games Centre in April, and hosting ...

Continue Reading

This is a unique website which will require a more modern browser to work!

Please upgrade today!