Planning underway for new net-zero Burnside Transit centre; N.S. spending $7.1 million on first phase

The province of Nova Scotia is spending $7.1 million on the planning and design of a new net-zero Burnside Transit centre in Dartmouth.

The current Burnside Transit Centre has maintenance and repair facilities, storage areas for buses and some offices. It was originally designed for 110 buses, but currently handles 284 buses. The province says that number is expected to exceed 330 in the coming decades.

The province says the new centre will be a larger, net-zero facility, “which will support a faster and more reliable public transit experience in Halifax Regional Municipality.”

This is the first phase of the