**** HRM Media Release
South Park Street bicycle lanes now open
The Halifax Regional Municipality is advising residents that repairs to the bicycle lanes on South Park Street are now complete following cleanup from Hurricane Dorian.
The new bicycle lanes, between Spring Garden Road and Inglis Street, feature one-way protected lanes on each side of the road. They also include two-stage bicycle turn boxes at signalized intersections, intersection conflict markings and integration with bus platforms at transit stops.
This route will eventually connect to other bikeways planned for University and Young avenues, Morris Street and Bell Road.
Residents are invited to an event to celebrate the opening of this facility:
When: Tuesday, Nov. 26 from 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.
Where: Victoria Park, South Park Street, Halifax
Light refreshments will be provided and residents will have the opportunity to learn more about the features of the street. The rain date is Wednesday, Nov. 27 from 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.
The South Park Street protected bicycle lanes were approved by Halifax Regional Council in March 2018 as part of the Regional Centre Cycling Network outlined in the Integrated Mobility Plan.
For more information on how those walking, cycling, taking transit and driving can use this space safely, visit www.halifax.ca/southpark.