Scotia will invest $200,000 in the Green Mobility
Capital Grants program this year. The Green Mobility program is administered by
the Ecology Action Centre, a non-profit organization that works to build a more
sustainable and healthier province.
Through the program, towns, municipalities and community groups
can access grants of up to $25,000 for environmentally friendly,
community-based transportation projects that encourage energy efficiency on the
Grants will be awarded to support sustainable transportation
infrastructure projects, including the purchase of an accessible van, feeder
bus or car-share program vehicle; construction of a trail connecting a neighborhood
to a transit terminal; purchase of bike racks for transit vehicles; installation
of bike racks; creation of a pedestrian zone, bike lane or car-free area; and installation
of share the road signs.
To qualify for a grant, matching funding of at least 50 percent of the total project value is required and projects must be completed by
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