HRM facility closures, transit changes announced to limit spread of COVID-19

The Halifax Regional Municipality has ramped up its efforts to control the spread of COVID-19, by implementing changes to public transportation and city-owned facilities.

Effective Monday, all Halifax Public Library branches will close for three weeks. Any items on loan have been extended by three weeks, and people are being urged not to return items through book drops during the closure period.

Halifax Transit will also be limiting the number of passengers on both ferries and buses. Starting Monday, capacity on ferries will be limited to 150 people per trip, while buses will be limited to seated passengers only. That said, all transit services will operate on a regular schedule.

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