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!
Highway 111: Brinton Photography (https://www.brintonphotography.ca/)
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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 https://www.dal.ca/sites/daltrac/novatrac-info.html for more information!

Highway 111: Brinton Photography (https://www.brintonphotography.ca/)

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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!

Website: https://www.dal.ca/sites/daltrac/novatrac-info.html

Halifax Aerial Panorama: Brinton Photography (https://www.brintonphotography.ca/)

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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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Founding Fellow of the MacEachen Institute

Congratulations Dr. Ahsan Habib!

On June 14th, our DalTRAC Director was appointed to be a Founding Fellow of the MacEachen Institute for Public Policy and Governance at Dalhousie University.

“The MacEachen Institute’s purpose is to engage with the community – public sector, private sector, not-for-profit, students, academics – in order to bring people together to work on the big policy problems of our time and to provide sensible, empirically-based research in a non-partisan environment.”
– Kevin Quigley, Scholarly Director




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Connect Smart Workshop

On the 16th February, 2018 (Friday), DalTRAC hosted the Connect Smart workshop to engage professionals in thinking about the future of mobility in Nova Scotia. The workshop is part of the province’s Connect 2 grant program. The workshop opened the floor up for discussion about the issues and needs for future mobility in Nova Scotia, the short and long term planning goals, and our shared mobility vision.

There were attendees from the municipal and provincial governments, community groups (e.g. CarShare Atlantic), and interested students from Dalhousie University.


Dr. Ahsan Habib Presenting an Overview of the Future of Mobility and Technologies

Dr. Ahsan Habib Presenting an Overview of the Future of Mobility and Technologies

Workshop Discussion

Attendees Asking Questions during the Presentation Session

Group Discussion on the Future of Mobility in Nova Scotia

Group Discussion on the Future of Mobility in Nova Scotia

Attendees answering one of the workshop discussion questions

Attendees Answering One of the Workshop Discussion Questions

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Connect Smart Workshop

Dear Sir/Madam,

We would like to invite you to attend the Connect Smart workshop on the 16th of February 2018. Join the Dalhousie Transportation Collaboratory (DalTRAC) for an afternoon of presentation and discussion about emerging technologies that are shaping the future of transportation. Help us develop a shared vision to plan for the future of mobility in Nova Scotia. The workshop is supported by the Nova Scotia Department of Energy through ConnectSmart project under the Connect2 program. Please feel free to forward the invitation to anyone interested in future technology and transportation.

Date: February 16th, 2018 (Friday)
2:00pm – 4:00pm
Dalhousie University, Exhibition Room, Ralph M. Medjuck Building (H building)

5410 Spring Garden Road, Halifax, NS
RSVP: daltrac@dal.ca

For more information and/or to RSVP by 14th February, please contact: Leen Romaneh (daltrac@dal.ca)

Connect Smart Workshop 2

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