OTM Book 18 Practitioner and Public Lessons Learned Questionnaire
The Ontario Traffic Council is looking for your input on what changes and additions should be included in the update to OTM Book 18: Cycling Facilities, and how these guidelines can be improved as a resource for practitioners, municipalities and advocates.
Bike the Creek Friendly Connections
Bike the Creek Bicycle Friendly Connections & Aboriginal Day were our 2018 themes.
We were blessed with liquid sunshine amidst brief almost dry spells. Faces shone on happy riders who came out to experience new trail connections and the three official ceremonies for 2018.Town Route riders gathered at Jim Archdekin Recreation Centre to listen to Bike the Creek Planning Committee Chair David Laing give the Rider Safety Briefing. Town Route - 46km, City Loop Route 40km, Nature Route 26km, Family...
Rear View Cycling
Rear view cycling was promoted in Bike Month.
MTO's Road Safety Challenge grant allowed BikeBrampton to design, create and display a poster to encourage cyclists to check around them before turning or changing lanes.Published April 2018 in "Cycling Skills: Ontario's Guide to Safe Cycling" included the inspiration for our challenge this year:
"A rear view mirror lets you see what is approaching from behind and makes it easier to check traffic before passing."
Brampton Springdale Library hosted a Bike Month display, where...
Bike to School Week 2018
Peel Bike to School Week 2018 best yet with 165 schools!
BikeBrampton visited four schools in Brampton, bringing a cycling message of safety and healthy activity. Students were reminded to check over their shoulders before changing lanes and turning, practicing safe REAR VIEW CYCLING.BikeBrampton was awarded a grant by Ontario Ministry of Transportation's Road Safety Challenge to produce and display a Rear View Cycling poster.Walk+Roll Peel Active Transportation team did a great job of encouraging participation with prizes and bike...
Bike the Creek 2018 Countdown
Are you ready for Bike the Creek 2018 Countdown?
Have you registered online? Cut-off date to guarantee your FREE lunch is Jun 15th, for event on Jun 23, 2018.The 4 routes choices are all new. You may be thinking you have done this before. You haven't done these routes, since we are using brand new, just built trails! Some are getting their finishing touches right now! Be prepared to be wowed by some amazing new choices for cycling in Brampton...