December 2020 –
Construction of Phase Two is complete between Watt Street and University Avenue. The AAA connection has been made between Quinpool Road and University Avenue. Staff will continue to monitor and make adjustments as required to meet the objectives of a safe, comfortable, convenient local street bikeway.
June 2019 –
Construction of Phase One is complete between Quinpool Road and Watt Street. Phase Two is anticipated for construction in 2020.
September 2018 –
Detailed design is complete. Project is tendered for construction of Phase One to be completed in spring 2019.
May 2018 –
Regional Council approves the implementation of the Vernon-Seymour and Allan-Oak Local Street Bikeways.
December 2017 –
Regional Council adopts the Integrated Mobility Plan, which includes the Vernon-Seymour and Allan-Oak Local Street Bikeways as part of the Regional Centre AAA Cycling Network.
November 2017 –
As part of the planning process, public engagement sessions are held to provide information and receive feedback on the concept plans for local street bikeways on Vernon, Seymour, Allan, and Oak Streets. Engagement sessions are held on Nov. 8 and a survey is posted to Shape Your City from Nov. 9-22, 2017. Information from these engagement sessions can be found here.
September 2014 -
Regional Council approves Making Connections: 2014-19 Halifax Active Transportation Priorities Plan. There is direction in this plan to establish local street bikeways to support cycling people for a broad range of ages and abilities. Vernon-Seymour is a corridor that is identified as a potential candidate for a local street bikeway.