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Events-GTA Cycling

 

Brampton awarded Bicycle Friendly Community Bronze at Ontario Bike Summit on Apr 11, 2017. Brampton was pleased to be awarded Bronze status at OBS awards dinner ceremony last night. On hand to accept this hard-earned award were cycling advocates and members of Brampton Cycling Advisory Committee and BikeBrampton, Kevin Montgomery, Pauline Thornham and Dayle Laing. From City of Brampton was Henrik Zbogar, Acting Director, Planning Policy & Growth Management. David Laing, Chair of BikeBrampton remarked he is “thrilled that Brampton is receiving this…

It’s time to register for Bike to School Week 2017! Bike to School Week (B2SW) 2017 is a celebration of cycling and active transportation from May 29 to June 2, 2017. Schools in Mississauga, Brampton and Caledon participated last year through bike rodeos, school assemblies, group rides, and more!     Education staff: Register at biketoschoolweek.ca by Friday April 28th to ensure that your school receives all the free promotional items! Parents: Encourage your schools to register — send them this…

Winter Walk Day Feb 1, 2017 is excellent day to walk or cycle to school. Share the magic of your winter walking experiences by entering our Winter Walk Photo Contest! Entry is simple: just submit your photo in the contest by posting it on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram with the hashtag #winterwalkphoto any time before the end of March 2017. You can also submit your photo by email to mazakula@greencommunitiescanada.org with the subject heading #winterwalkphoto contest. Schools can register their…

October is International Walk to School Month. Here in Brampton it is also BIKE to School Month! Peel schools register their events to receive Certificate of Participation from Canada Walks, which has organized iWalk/iWheel this October as part of International Walk to School Month. Calling all school students, parents and teachers. Are you ready for a month of walking and biking to school? Enjoy the fresh air, have your children arrive at school ready to learn. Research supports improved academic…

Hundreds of schools from across Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area participated in Bike to School week organized by Events Subcommittee of Active and Sustainable School Transportation (ASST) Regional Hub of Metrolinx. The subcommittee is comprised of staff from Metrolinx and its program Smart Commute, school boards, Public Health units, municipal Transportation Services departments, and non-governmental organizations. CultureLink, an NGO involved with providing cycling programming to schools, is contracted to support work of the subcommittee. The campaign is affiliated with Bike Month,…

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