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Appsalute Awards 2014 Everyone’s a winner in the Apps4Halifax contest! Thirty-eight innovative, citizen-focussed apps were submitted. Download a winning app today and join us in congratulating the talented developers who are using technology to bring Halifax-focussed information and solutions to our finger-tips!

21 apps in Go Green

H2RMv01

Platform: Browser Based.
Author: Jacob Thompson

This Flash Energy Grid App of Nova Scotia and focusing on HRM demonstrates that Renewable Energy from Wind and Solar will eventually be able to produce Hydrogen Fuel for the soon to be released FCV, FCEV automobiles and electricity from stored hydrog... more

HALIFICATION

Platform: Browser Based.
Author: Majd Hussini

The Halification app is a one-stop-shop for key municipal notifications in HRM. Choose from a collection of subscriptions that are tailored to you, such as: crime near you, garbage/recycling day, power outages, school closures, severe weather warning... more

Parkü - Haikus for Happy Parks!

Platform: Browser Based.
Author: JustUs League

HRM Parks just got happier! Fuelled by the creative content of our citizens, Parkü is a new, unique and fun way to interact with our parks and neighbours. Haikus are short poems often inspired by an element of nature, moment of beauty or a poign... more

dayPlanner

Platform: Browser Based.
Author: Saint Mary's University

dayPlanner is a mobile first web app to plan your day in Halifax. A range of categories are available to expose the many interesting venues HRM has to offer. Select your time frame, price point, and child friendly options to best filter the many adve... more

KNOWtime Transit app

Platform: iOS.
Author: KNOWtime Commuter Technology Develo

KNOWtime Transit app has been created to provide riders with real-time bus tracking information by sharing anonymous crowd-sourced location (GPS) data between riders on Halifax Metro Transit. No more wondering when your next bus is coming, now you’... more

Hike Halifax

Platform: Android.
Author: Hurlbz (Adam, Steve, Andrew)

Go Green! Get Active! and Get Exploring! Whether you are someone who likes to keep active or just someone who likes to get out and experience what nature has to offer, this app is for you. This easy to use app provides instant access to all... more

Explorador

Platform: Browser Based.
Author: Saint Mary's University

Explorador is a modern, mobile web friendly platform for exploring green spaces and parks around our region. The intuitive sliding menu makes it easy to find parks grouped by location or activity categories. Our Esri powered map view offers an intera... more

Eco Guru

Platform: Android. Blackberry.
Author: Lakshmi Venkatesan

Eco Guru Halifax Regional Municipality is taking initiatives that insist ongoing waste reduction, reuse and recycling opportunities to protect the environment. It is everyone’s responsibility to be inline with the HRM’s sustainability policie... more

Halifax Explorer

Platform: Browser Based.
Author: Jerome Pelletier

Have you ever wanted to find an interesting place to spend your time? Have you ever found a place you wanted to share? Now you can do that easily with Halifax Explorer! Not only do you have access to Hospitals, Trails, University's, Crimes, Entertai... more

What goes Where

Platform: Browser Based.
Author: Glenn Mason

Select the material you wish to dispose of and the app tells you which bin to put it in. Works on all platforms! Qr code can be display at disposal locations all the city so users can scan and then place item in proper bin.

GreenCity Halifax

Platform: Browser Based.
Author: Caroline McNamee

Have you ever wondered which local parks are dog friendly, or have beautiful scenery, or are perfect for picnics? GreenCity Halifax allows users to access extensive data on the features and quality of 32 parks on Halifax Peninsula. Parks are scored... more

HRM Waste

Platform: iOS.
Author: Eric Noel

HRM Waste App uses your iPhone/iPad GPS sensor to determine your location and then tells you what day your waste is collected, whether the current week is garbage or green bin, and if you can put out recycling. Beautifully simple and easy to use. As ... more

Halifax Traffic

Platform: iOS.
Author: Kris Luttmer

Get real-time traffic updates right to your phone! With the Halifax Traffic iPhone app, you can get an up-to-the-minute status report on traffic anywhere in Halifax. If you use the bridges to commute, this is a must-have app for you. You can inst... more

Halifax Parks

Platform: iOS.
Author: Kris Luttmer

The Halifax Parks app shows you all the parks in HRM conveniently displayed on a map and available to you anywhere on your smartphone. You can search for the best beach to soak up the sun or find the closest basketball court to shoot some hoops. ... more

Gotimer

Platform: Browser Based.
Author: Evan d'Entremont

Uses your phone's GPS to get the closest GoTime data. Uses the HTML5 geolocation API, and the Bus Stop Dataset. Checks the distance between you, and each of the 2500+ bus stops in HRM. Then redirects the browser to the Gotime page for the closest one... more

Easy Halifax Transit

Platform: Browser Based.
Author: Jeremy Tupper

Easy Halifax Transit provides a simple, easy to use interface and map to search and visualize all the transit routes and stops in the HRM. The app allows users to explore a map of Halifax that is populated with routes, and if the user zooms in, they ... more

Know It All

Platform: Browser Based.
Author: Jerome Pelletier

Welcome to Know It All! The best app out there for discovering your city and what it offers. Have you ever wondered which bus routes are where? Have you ever wanted to know where bus shelters are? Bus Terminals? Accessible Bus Stops? Have you be... more

HFX Parks

Platform: Browser Based.
Author: Jerome Pelletier

Have you ever wondered where to find parks in HRM? Now it is as easy as a few clicks of a button! With this app you can navigate a fully interactive map which allows for zooming, moving, and address search. Visually stunning and easy to use. Wi... more

HFX Trails

Platform: Browser Based.
Author: Jerome Pelletier

Have you ever found yourself bored, restless, lacking adventure, and stuck trying to find something to do? Have you ever tried to find a fun trail near you to go walking, hiking, biking, or even to bring your ATV? With HFX Trails, this is now possi... more

Halifax Waste Collection

Platform: Android. Blackberry.
Author: Steve Boutilier

Tired of always looking at your neighbors house to find out if the Green Bin should go out to the curb? This app will use your phone's location to automatically determine when your waste collection day is. In advance of collection day, it will pop u... more

Transit 360

Platform: iOS.
Author: MindSea Development Inc.

With Transit 360™, your Halifax's transit system fits into the palm of your hand. Quickly locate and navigate the stops and routes around you with this ideal guide to public transportation. Waiting in a transit shelter, wondering when the next b... more