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E-scooters can now be used on select trails around HRM

By Caitlin Snow Dec 5, 2023 | 12:12 PM

If you like to take a walk on trails around HRM, there has been a change.

The city says e-scooters are now allowed on select trails.

Those riding them will not be able to go faster than 15 km/h on a multi-use pathway or sidewalk or 25 km/h on a roadway or bike lane.

The trails that now allow them include:

·         Mainland Linear Trail 

·         Chain of Lakes Trail 

·         Halifax Common pathways 

·         Mcintosh Run Trail 

·         AT Trail around Lake Banook (between Star Park and Brookdale Crescent) 

·         Dartmouth Waterfront Active Transportation Trail (between Alderney and Woodside ferry terminals) 

·         Portland Lakes Trail (between Baker Drive and Freshwater Trail to Waterside Terrace)