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Brampton Cycling

 

The Brampton Cycling Advisory Committee agenda for May 19, 2016 is available. Take a look! Delegations/Presentations There will be a presentation by Dayle Laing, Committee Member, about learnings from the Ontario Bike Summit. Dayle has included an impressive slide deck, which has many photos taken from her exploratory ride of Toronto cycling infrastructure. After that, there will be a presentation from J. Spencer, Manager, Parks and Facility Planning, Engineering and Development Services, Planning and Infrastructure Services, about updates to the Parks and Recreation…

The Brampton Cycling Advisory Committee agenda for April 21, 2016 is available, and it’s an exciting one!   Delegations/Presentations There will be a presentation by Dayle Laing, Committee Member, about Bike the Creek. Dayle has included a slide deck, which has many amazing photos from earlier events. Definitely worth a look.   Reports/Updates Committee will be hearing a verbal update from J. Mete, Landscape Architect, Planning and Infrastructure Services, on the Franceschini Bridge Project Status – Update for Brampton Cycling Advisory…

Upcoming Cycling Events for 2016

13 Apr 2016, Posted by Kevin Montgomery in Brampton Cycling, Events-GTA Cycling

It’s a busy time of year — the planning of cycling events for 2016! We’ve made a change on our website. We’ve made it easier for you to quickly see upcoming cycling events in Brampton, just by taking a look at the sidebar of any page on bikebrampton.ca. We’re using Facebook to manage events. This is so that if you have the Facebook app on your phone, you can be reminded of an event happening near you. Some of the…

Have You Made The Pledge for 2016?

05 Apr 2016, Posted by Kevin Montgomery in Brampton Cycling, Events-GTA Cycling

Every year in April kicks off 30 Days of Biking. Have you made the pledge for 2016? Despite our recent reminder that we sometimes get snow in April, 30 Days of Biking is a pledge to ride your bike every day in April, any distance, any destination. On Twitter, use the hashtags #30daysofbiking and #bikebrampton to share your adventures online. Make the pledge, and share your trips! The weather should get warmer from here. 😉

The minutes from the February 18, 2016 Brampton Cycling Advisory Committee meeting are published. A copy of the agenda can be found on the City of Brampton website.   Delegations and Presentations Nelson Cadete, Project Manager, Active Transportation, Long Range Transportation Planning, Planning and Infrastructure Services, gave a presentation on the Active Transportation Plan – Terms of Reference. The presentation included provided details on the status of the Active Transportation Master Plan Terms of Reference, core objectives and the next steps. Committee…

Ontario helping Brampton expand Cycling Infrastructure Announcement by Harinder Malhi, MPP Brampton-Springdale and Regional Councillor Martin Medeiros. David Laing, Chair BikeBrampton lauded grants of $325,000 from both levels of government. BikeBrampton, Brampton Cycling Advisory Committee and Brampton Cycling Club members gathered to hear that 1.93 km of new multiuse path along Etobicoke Creek Trail will be constructed to close the missing link between Brampton and Mississauga under Highways 410 and 407. “This is great news for Brampton and our Cycling Community. Investing in…

Brampton Bike Racks

15 Mar 2016, Posted by Dayle Laing in Brampton Cycling

Let’s review Brampton Bike Racks Brampton has come some distance in the past 3 years. As cycling gains in popularity, bike racks are becoming expected and required cycling infrastructure. Cyclists want ridership encouragement. Good quality parking is both practical and tangible evidence of this encouragement. City of Brampton’s Bike and Ride initiative is designed to encourage transit riders to combine cycling and public transit. Covered bike racks, like this one at Main & Wellington are available on the entire transit bus fleet….

The Brampton Cycling Advisory Committee agenda for March 17, 2016 is available. Delegations/Presentations There will be a delegation from Ranjana Mitra and Sarah Verma from the Community Environment Alliance, about Community Bike Centre Programs and Initiatives. There is an attached slide deck for their presentation (4.1-2). Other/New Business/Information Items Alina Grzejszczak, Committee Member, will be presenting a CANBIKE Instructor Course Update. There is a report attached to the agenda as item 7.1. There will be a discussion at the request…

The Gore Road Environmental Assessment from Queen Street to Castlemore Road Until March 11, the Region of Peel is receiving feedback from the public about a recommended preferred solution and design concept for The Gore Rd. widening project. From the Open House #2 presentation, one of the key features of the design includes “the use of a ‘Complete Streets’ approach”, including consideration of: Continuous sidewalks and /or Multi-Use Trails with safe pedestrian/cyclist crossings Space for cyclists, particularly a cycle-track Narrowed…

Join us at Toronto International Bicycle Show Mar 4-6 2016. BikeBrampton & Brampton Cycling Advisory Committee will be promoting Bike the Creek Jun 18th (free registration is now open) and a 2016 exciting series of 10 Brampton Community Rides at our booth. Did you know that Brampton is a cycling tourist destination? Our city is full of fabulous valley trails, including our Etobicoke Creek Trail, which traverses the entire north-south length of the city. Did you know that both Brampton and the Region…

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