550 cyclists attended 3rd annual Bike the Creek for family fun ride through Brampton & Caledon’s spectacular valleys, trails, historic landmarks and quiet streets. The free event was aimed at encouraging people of all ages to discover the joys of cycling. Riders selected from routes ranging from 11 – 41km long.
On June 8th, 2016 — during Bike Month — the province of Ontario announced it’s much-anticipated Climate Change Action Plan. In April 2016, cycling advocates were asked to asked to call on the Province to invest in cycling infrastructure, and Ontario delivered. The plan includes several “actions that support cycling”, as well as other strategies that “will put Ontario on track to reduce transportation-related emissions while also helping to reduce the fuel costs of moving people”.
Bike the Creek got a shout-out in Ontario provincial legislature when MPP Harinder Malhi rose to make a statement before summer break. MPP Malhi along with over 600 residents and visitors will be riding in Bike the Creek this Saturday.She will be one of the dignitaries speaking at the official opening of the event at 8:30am, Jim Archdekin Recreation Centre, 292 Conestoga Drive, Brampton.
The Carabram multicultural festival takes place in Brampton on July 8, 9, and 10. Why not skip the traffic and enjoy a bike ride through the city? Here’s a Carabram Cycle Route map you can use to get to the pavilions using Recreation Trails, side roads, and non-arterial roads that don’t compete with Highway 410 traffic. Check out the Carabram Cycle Route Comments comments
Join hundreds of cyclists in fun family ride through the spectacular valleys, trails and historic landmarks of Brampton and Caledon. Bike the Creek is a FREE fun family event aimed at encouraging people of all ages to discover the joys of cycling. Registration starts from 7:30am at Jim Archdekin Recreation Centre, 292 Conestoga Drive, Brampton. Collect passport stamps for chances at prizes. Register before June 16th to ensure your FREE lunch.
It’s time to save the date again. Join us on Sunday, June 12 at 9:45am as we continue the Community Rides by exploring Peel Village. Register for your choice of 5km or 15km route, depending on your comfort level. All cyclists are welcome, whether you live in Brampton or are visiting. Stick around after the ride for a free refreshment!
Brampton Library has Community Spotlight on Active Lifestyles in June! BikeBrampton is pleased to support with “Biking Builds Communities” at 5 libraries. Sun Jun 5th 3pm – Chinguacousy Branch Wed Jun 8th 6:30pm – Four Corners Branch Sat Jun 11th 3pm – Mount Pleasant Branch Sun Jun 12th 2pm – Cyril Clark Branch Wed Jun 15th 6:30pm – South Fletcher’s Branch 2016 Brampton Library Community Spotlight June Flyer Brampton Library invites you to Community Spotlight! Come to the Library and join us for…
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…
Despite the cool, wet weather that greeted us for the kickoff Community Ride, we had an impressive turnout. Let’s do it again, this time in warmer weather! It’s time to save the date again, Brampton. Join us on Sunday, May 29th at 9:45am as we kick off the Ward Rides by exploring Loafers Lake. Register for your choice of 5km or 15km route, depending on your comfort level. All cyclists are welcome, whether you live in Brampton or are visiting. Register…