MetroLink is a direct, limited-stop, fully-accessible commuting option. Halifax Transit has two unique MetroLink routes for commuters in the Portland Hills and Sackville areas. Specific route and map information for each service is listed below:
Route 159 Portland Hills MetroLink transport residents in the Portland Hills and Cole Harbour area directly to downtown Halifax. A route schedule and map are available here.
Route 185 Sackville MetroLink transports residents in Sackville to downtown directly to downtown Halifax. A route schedule and map are available here.
Parking in a public lot in downtown Halifax – if you can find a spot – costs as much as $200 per month. Commuting with MetroLink costs significantly less with a monthly pass.
MetroLink offers free Park & Ride lots, too! The Portland Hills Terminal lot accomodates 270 cars, and the Sackville Terminal accomodates 175 parking spaces.
Free, easy to use bike racks are mounted on all MetroLink buses, accommodating 2 bikes. Please view Halifax Transit's Guide to using the MetroLink Bike Rack
Bike Lockers are available at both MetroLink terminals