Posts Tagged ‘Transportation’

Nova Scotia election guide

The key political leaders in Nova Scotia (photo by

The Gazette has assembled some of the election promises made by politicians that we believe may be relevant to you. We are a first step and should not be the last. We encourage you to go to the polls on Tuesday, Oct. 8. Education: PC Double number of apprenticeships. Require universities to provide prospective students…

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Buses? What buses?

A bus in Halifax. Photo by Calum Agnew.

  I waited an entire day for the bus to show up. Okay, 24 hours may be an exaggeration, but seriously, that’s exactly what it felt like. We’ve all been there. We wait. We wait some more. Sometimes we even wait a little more. And then the bus finally decides to show up, almost as…

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Acadian Bus Lines to shut down

Students from the Maritime provinces may face an unwelcome new challenge this fall: getting home. On Aug. 7, Acadian Bus Lines announced that it would be discontinuing service in November, citing the high cost of servicing rural routes in the Maritimes. For many in the region, the bus is their link to medical exams, holiday…

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Letter to the editor

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I am writing to comment as well as state my opinion on Laura Hubbard’s article “All aboard the King’s Express” published on March 9, 2012. I recently read a study conducted by Will Toor and Spenser W. Havlick on transportation and sustainable campus initiatives that stated, “The daily movement of people to campus in cars…

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