Creating a more convenient, cost-effective and environmentally responsible transit system

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**** Halifax Transit Release

Transforming Transit

BRT Network timeline and investment

Investment Amount Timeline
Procurement of buses (33) $36M to $64M Years 2-6
Design and construction of BRT stations (130) $62M Years 2-6
Transit priority lanes and intersection improvements $86M Years 2-8
Additional studies, functional plans and project overhead $5M Years 1-8
Total $189M to $217M 7–8 years

New ferry service timeline and investment

Investment Amount Timeline
Procurement of vessels (10) $71M Years 1-4
Halifax Ferry Terminal upgrade $17M Years 1-3
Mill Cove Terminal $6M to $18M Years 1-3
Larry Uteck Terminal $6M to $7M Years 1-4
Shannon Park Terminal $4M to $8M Aligned with development
Additional studies, functional plans and project overhead $4M Year 1 onward
Total $108M to $125M 4+ years

Electric Bus Proposal timeline and investment

Investment Amount Timeline
Ragged Lake Transit Centre expansion $12M Years 1–2
54 electric buses + charging stations $64M to $73M Years 3–4
Burnside Transit Centre replacement $165M Years 2–7
156 electric buses + charging stations $159M to $210M Years 5–8
Total $400M to $460M 8 years

(Source post: https://www.halifax.ca/transportation/transportation-projects/transforming-transit )

 

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