The Star Halifax Features DalTRAC Emergency Evacuation of the Peninsula

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The DalTRAC team was featured in The Star Halifax’s news article on Friday, October 5th. Our director, Dr. Habib, discusses the significance of modeling evacuation scenarios for the Halifax Peninsula.

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Transport Canada Scholarship

Congratulations Nazmul! One of our DalTRAC PhD students has been awarded a Transport Canada Scholarship in Economics, Efficiency and Competitiveness in Transportation.

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Connect 2 Funding Announcement

On Thursday August 30, Dalhousie University hosted an announcement of funding for the Halifax projects under the Department of Energy’s Connect 2 sustainable transportation grant program. Rafah DiCostanzo, a Member of the Legislative Assembly, announced DalTRAC as one of the three Dalhousie-led projects to receive funding. DalTRAC’s Connect Smart project will aim to increase awareness of shared mobility services and integration of future transportation options.

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From left to right: Dr. Ivan Joseph (VP Student Affairs, Dalhousie University), Rafah DiCostanza (Member of Legislative Assembly), and Dr. Ahsan Habib (Director of DalTRAC).


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DalTRAC Lecture Series

Join us next Friday June 13 at 10am to hear Dr. Chris Lee’s lecture discussing calibration and validation of a microscopic traffic simulation model!


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NovaTRAC Partners

The NovaTRAC Halifax Survey would not be possible without our partners!
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Don’t Forget!

If you or someone you know was invited to participate, don’t forget about the chance to WIN a $200 VISA GIFT CARD or one of ten $50 VISA GIFT CARDS for every survey completed!

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Receive An Invitation?

Receive an invitation? Visit for more information!

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NovaTRAC Halifax Survey

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If you received an invitation letter, please participate in the NovaTRAC Halifax survey to help inform transportation planning and policy!


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NovaTRAC Halifax Survey Video

Want to learn more about the NovaTRAC Halifax Survey and why you should participate? Watch the PLANifax video below and let us know if you have any questions or concerns!

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2018 NovaTRAC Halifax Survey


Invitation letters for the 2018 Nova Scotia Travel Activity (NovaTRAC) Halifax Survey are in the mail!

The survey will collect information about your household and household members’ daily travel activities (when, where, why and how they travel) to inform planning and policy-making.

If you were selected or know someone who has been selected, please encourage them to complete the survey! Participation is entirely voluntary and information will be kept strictly confidential.

There is also an opportunity to WIN a $200 VISA gift card or one of ten $50 VISA gift cards for every household survey completed.

For more information, please visit

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