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Halifax Transit Schedule & Route Changes – Monday, Nov. 25, 2019

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Halifax Transit Schedule & Route Changes – Monday, Nov. 25, 2019

The Halifax Regional Municipality is advising residents that large-scale Halifax Transit service changes will take place Monday, Nov. 25 as part of the Moving Forward Together Plan.

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The following new routes will be implemented:

  • Local Route 8, Sackville: This corridor route will replace the existing route 80 in Sackville.
  • Local Route 25, Governors Brook: This route will provide service between the Governor’s Brook subdivision and Mumford Terminal via Williams Lake Road and Purcells Cove Road.
  • Local Route 64, Burnside: This route will provide service in the Burnside Industrial Park between the Marketplace Drive/ Wrights Cove area and Highfield Terminal.
  • Local Route 82 & Express Route 182, First Lake: This route will provide service between Sackville Terminal and Cobequid Terminal via First Lake Drive. During rush hour local route 82 will be replaced by the new express route 182 in the peak direction to provide express service between the First Lake Drive area and downtown Halifax via Dartmouth Road and Windmill Road.
  • Local Route 83 & Express Route 183, Springfield: This route will provide service between Springfield Estates and Sackville Terminal via Sackville Drive and provide new service on Beaconsfield Way, Darlington Drive, Hanwell Drive and Swindon Drive. During rush hour local route 83 will be replaced by the new express route 183 in the peak direction to provide express service between the Springfield Estates area and downtown Halifax via Highway 101, Bedford Bypass and Windmill Road.
  • Local Route 84, Glendale: This route will provide service between Sackville Terminal and Scotia Square following similar routing to the existing route 84 Glendale Express.
  • Local Route 85 & Express Route 185, Millwood: This route will provide service between Millwood subdivision and Sackville Terminal and provide new service on Jackladder Drive, Rossing Drive and Beaver Bank Cross Road. During rush hour local route 85 will be replaced by the new express route 185 in the peak direction to provide express service between the Millwood subdivision and downtown Halifax via Highway 101, Bedford Bypass and Windmill Road.
  • Local Route 86 & Express Route 186, Beaver Bank: This local route will provide service between the Kinsac Community Centre and Sackville Terminal via Beaver Bank Road. During rush hour local route 86 will be replaced by the new express route 186 in the peak direction to provide express service between Beaver Bank Road and downtown Halifax via Highway 101, Bedford Bypass and Windmill Road.
  • Express Routes 183, 185 and 186: These routes will provide a combined level of service to replace the existing 185 Sackville Link. These routes will travel between Sackville Terminal and Scotia Square along the same route as the existing 185 Sackville Link, with a new extension to Summer Street.
  • Local Route 87, Sackville – Dartmouth: This route will provide service between Sackville Terminal and Dartmouth Bridge Terminal via Sackville Drive, Dartmouth Road and Windmill Road. This route will replace service on Bedford Highway and Dartmouth Road where existing route 66 Penhorn service will be removed.
  • Local Route 91, Hemlock Ravine: This local route will provide service between West Bedford and Mumford Terminal, via Bedford South and Bedford Highway.
  • Local Route 93, Bedford Highway: This route will provide service between Cobequid Terminal and downtown Halifax via Bedford Highway. This new route will travel to Scotia Square via Lady Hammond Road, Duffus Street, and Barrington Street and will service all stops along the route.​
  • Rural Route 415, Purcells Cove: This route will provide service between York Redoubt and Mumford Terminal via Purcells Cove Road during the weekday peak period.

The following routes have changed:

  • Local Route 66, Penhorn: This route will provide service between Gaston Road, Penhorn Terminal and Highfield Terminal via Micmac Terminal. This route will follow the same route as the existing route 66 Penhorn between these areas.​
  • Local Route 88, Bedford Commons: This route will be extended to provide service between Sackville Terminal and Bedford Commons.
  • Local Route 90, Larry Uteck: This route will be extended to provide service to West Bedford via Larry Uteck Boulevard, Broad Street, Gary Martin Drive to Innovation Drive.

A number of other minor adjustments will also take place on the following routes: 3, 9A/B, 21, 28, 29, 39, 135, 136, 137, 138, 159, 320, 330, 370 and 433.

For more information on service changes, including new schedules, maps, and quick reference guides, please visit​ Halifax.ca.

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