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Region of Peel Cycling

 

The November Brampton Cycling Advisory Committee meeting will be important. It will be dedicated to discussing the Active Transportation Master Plan.

Students that walk and bike to school can experience a number of benefits from this daily activity, including boosting their academic performance and improving their health. The Region of Peel’s School Bicycle Parking Program encourages Peel students to bike to and from school by providing safe and secure bicycle parking. Following the success of our 2014/2015 pilot, where 41 schools received new bike racks, the program is once again being launched this Fall for the 2016/2017 school year. Interested schools…

Perfect autumn morning for BCAC’s last Brampton Community Ride of the season. Thirty cyclists gathered at Jim Archdekin Recreation Centre to cycle north to new Etobicoke Creek Trail link into Southfields Village, Caledon. We rested at Butter & Cup for our refreshment, compliments of City of Brampton. This was our 12th and final Community Ride in Brampton’s Cycling Advisory Committee’s first offering of organized rides. We added 2 bonus rides due to popularity of the series. Cyclists enthusiastically await our 2017 calendar…

Etobicoke Creek Trail Link Official Opening Oct 11, 2016. Partners Brampton, Caledon, Toronto and Region Conservation, Region of Peel & Ontario Municipal Cycling Infrastructure Program celebrate completion of trail link joining Brampton and Caledon. Join us 10:30-11:30am on trail at Mayfield Road underpass. Last year Town of Caledon and City of Brampton worked with TRCA to submit applications to Ontario Municipal Cycling Infrastructure Program (OMCIP) for funds to help support construction of a new trail link on Etobicoke Creek trail. This extension is…

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…

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