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Region of Peel Cycling

 

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….

Hey kids and parents, registration is now open for Bike to School Week 2019. Encourage your school to sign up. Every year more schools in Mississauga, Brampton and Caledon participate in Bike to School week than anywhere else in Ontario. Last year, different schools hosted bike rodeos, bike swaps, decorate your bike days, bike assemblies, group rides and many more activities. Check out some of last year’s Twitter posts. Riding a bike is fun, healthy and helps save the environment….

Announcing the EcoAction Carbon Challenge for winter/spring 2019 Many more of us are riding in the winter than last year! Some are even #winterwarriors! It’s time to step up our game to reach our 20 tonne CO2 greenhouse gas reduction target to make our promise to Environment and Climate Change Canada! The EcoAction Club cycled about 38,000 km from Dec 2017 to Dec 2018, and 7 times more in Dec/18 than in Dec/17. We need to collectively cycle on average,…

Bike Cage Official Opening A crowd of over 60 BikeBrampton members, Pedalwise mentors and protégés, and dignitaries gathered to celebrate the 1st anniversary of Brampton Bike Hub and the official opening of the bike cage at PCHS. David Laing, BikeBrampton Chair, welcomed everyone with the following remarks: “BikeBrampton almost had 3 levels of government representing 3 political parties to celebrate biking and active transportation… If you visit the Brampton Bike Hub virtually any Wednesday evening you may get the impression…

Winners of Pedalwise Summer/Fall Carbon Reduction Challenge announced The purpose of the Carbon Reduction Challenge was to encourage Brampton Bike Hub’s Pedalwise protégés to use their bikes as often as possible to get to destinations.  The Challenge did its job and then some! Congratulate the winners at the Official Opening of Brampton Bike Hub’s bike cage on Wed Dec 19th 6:30pm at 50 Sunny Meadow Blvd, Unit 108. Ceremony begins at 7pm in underground parking, accessed from main lobby elevator….

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.

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