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Region of Peel Cycling

 

Active transportation means using people power to get where you’re going! You can use your feet, bike, scooter, or any other form of non-motorized vehicle to get you to your destination. Did you know?! Active Transportation… Helps to promote well-being and positive mental health, including reducing day to day stress Increases physical fitness/activity, including helping to lower risks of chronic disease such as obesity and/or diabetes. Increases the ability to learn, improves concentration, and helps your children do better in…

Brampton BikeWrx pop-up Café outdoor events as we emerge from COVID-19. BikeBrampton in partnership with City of Brampton is pleased to host pop-up tent events for promoting trail/bike lane etiquette. Where possible, we will do minor bike repairs. We will install Region of Peel bells while supplies last, once a skill testing question is answered. Bring your mask for repair service. Schedule of BikeWrx Pop-up Cafés Sat Jun 27, 10:00-noon – The Journey, 9 Ardglen parking lot Sun Jul 12, 10:00am-noon…

Caledon BikeWrx Pop-up Cafe

10 Jul 2020, Posted by Dayle Laing in Cycling Safety, Region of Peel Cycling

Caledon BikeWrx pop-up Café outdoor events as we emerge from COVID-19. BikeBrampton in partnership with Town of Caledon is pleased to host pop-up tent events for promoting trail etiquette. Where possible, we will do minor bike repairs. We will install Region of Peel bells while supplies last, once a skill testing question is answered. Bring your mask for repair service. Schedule of BikeWrx Pop-up Cafés Sun Jun 28, 10:00am-noon Valleywood Etobicoke Creek Trail, at foot of Newhouse Park Sat Jul…

Cycling Chronicles Vol 1

18 May 2020, Posted by Dayle Laing in Brampton Cycling, Region of Peel Cycling

BikeBrampton is honoured to present the Cycling Chronicles, a short story by Steve Stoller. It was always the second question. For years it was always the second question. The first question, when someone found out I was a cycling enthusiast, always revolved around my bike, and inevitably, how much it cost. I would tell them the list price of the bike, not what I actually paid for it. Once the incredulity was expressed over the price of the bike, the…

C.O.V.I.D.1.9 Your BikeBrampton friends are working with Mayor Patrick Brown, Regional Councillor Rowena Santos and City Staff on solutions for healthy safe active transportation during this pandemic. Some of us need to go out to work. Those not in isolation, need to get out for groceries, medicine, and exercise and need guidance on COVID-19. Region of Peel is experiencing a 33% reduction of vehicular traffic volume according to Manager, Transportation and System Planning. Google published traffic tracking movement data that…

Cycling in COVID-19 times We are looking for clear direction and the nature of this pandemic is such that rules keep changing. Peel Public Health and our municipal governments are the constant for reliable advice for our local community. COVID-19 effect on Community Cycling Program (CCP) While we adjust to the “new normal” for cycling in COVID-19 times, we will be facing restrictions such as ‘social distancing’ (or ‘physical distancing’). There are potential silver lining opportunities to make ourselves healthier…

Bike the Creek June 13, 2020 our 7th annual signature cycling event has been cancelled. Due to precautionary measures surrounding COVID-19, Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA), City of Brampton, City of Mississauga, Town of Caledon, Region of Peel and BikeBrampton have made the collective decision to cancel the 2020 Bike the Creek event scheduled for Saturday June 13th. We look forward to welcoming you all at the 2021 Bike the Creek event on Saturday June 12th. Save the Date…

Due to precautionary measures surrounding COVID-19, Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA), City of Brampton, City of Mississauga, Town of Caledon, Region of Peel and BikeBrampton have made the collective decision to cancel the 2020 Bike the Creek event scheduled for Saturday June 13th. We look forward to welcoming you all at the 2021 Bike the Creek event on Saturday June 12th.  Save the Date for June 12, 2021 This post was written on Jan 26th, before the events of…

It is fitting that on the day of the climate strike, BikeBrampton is reporting the results from our Environment Canada EcoAction grant to the Brampton Bike Hub. Partnering with Canada Bikes, PCHS, Walk+Roll Peel and City of Brampton, BikeBrampton has been delivering the BikeWrx and Pedalwise programs from the Brampton Bike Hubs, and more recently Caledon Bike Hubs since December 2017. EcoAction Quick Fact Results: 95,000 km cycled by participants 30,000 kg of carbon avoided more than 1400 participant-visits to…

City of Brampton Mayor Patrick Brown and Council delivered a Proclamation that “June is Bike Month” this past week. BikeBrampton was honoured to receive the proclamation on behalf of the cycling community. Bike Month kicks off May 27th with Bike to Work Day We cycle to Garden Square for breakfast at 7:30am to celebrate Bike to Work Day. Brampton Community Rides Brampton Cycling Advisory Committee and BikeBrampton volunteers lead 14 FREE guided Community Rides from May 26 to Sept 22nd….

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