Municipal Active Transportation Plan Being Reviewed

Following the public launch of the local climate change film Listening to Our Neighbours, the largest number of written responses we received were on the subject of safe biking routes. To help inform any citizen-led initiatives on this issue, we asked for a peek at the Active Transportation Plan that has been in development through a joint effort by Town and County.  Today we received this reply:

“The Town of Antigonish and the Municipality of the County of Antigonish are dedicated to fostering more active lifestyles for people of all ages and abilities. To this end the Town and County engaged MMM Group to help develop an Active Transportation plan through community engagement and input.  The resulting report offers guidelines and suggestions for AT actions that may work in our community, these along with additional information are currently being presented and shared with Councils.

“Watch the Town of Antigonish ( and Municipality of the County of Antigonish ( websites for updates and ways to be involved in Active Transportation.

If you have questions or ideas for AT you can contact Marlene Melanson at the  Municipality of the County of Antigonish (902-863-1141) or Emily Kehoe at the Town of Antigonish (”

Or you can subscribe to this blog and find out as soon as the plan is available.

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