Hazel McCallion Line HLRT to accommodate transit, pedestrians, cyclists and vehicles with safe convenient options. Cycling infrastructure will include a network of multi-use paths, bike lanes, and trails running along both sides of the corridor, integrating seamlessly with existing infrastructure. BikeBrampton is pleased to have successfully advocated for active transportation in this project.
The Town of Caledon is developing its Active Transportation Master Plan. It wants input from you whether or not you own a home or business there. If you ride a bike or hike in the Town, please provide your thoughts on what walking and cycling strategies the Town should employ to make life better for both residents and visitors.
Peel Region Publishes a Retrospective Analysis of its Community Cycling Program in Brampton, Caledon & Mississauga.
Like many communities in the Greater Toronto Area, Peel Region faces multiple challenges. Inflation is putting a squeeze on household finances, traffic volumes threaten to swamp available road space, health issues related to the pandemic and to sedentary lifestyles are threatening to overburden healthcare systems. And a rapidly changing climate is wreaking havoc on local and worldwide weather patterns, causing untold suffering and threatening to overwhelm disaster relief systems. Increasing bicycle use is one important way to positively impact all of these issues, especially if the bike ride replaces a car ride to shorter-distance destinations.
Punjabi Community Health Services (PCHS) and BikeBrampton were pleased to host the grand opening of Different Spokes, Region of Peel’s first community-based bicycle co-operative and social services centre in downtown Brampton, at 8 Nelson St. W, August 18, 2022.
Old School Road is a popular recreational cycling route. The bad news it will be closed for the next 12 months. According to the Town of Caledon website Old School Road will be closed from September 6, 2021 to August 31, 2022. The good news is that the reconstruction should include wider paved shoulders and a smoother surface for more pleasant cycling.
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 virtual event in June.
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.
The ISB task force delegated to City of Brampton Committee of Council on Feb 13th. Link to Agenda
BikeBrampton’s main purpose is for the City of Brampton to become a more bicycle friendly community; one that encourages safe cycling for both transportation and recreation. A major milestone towards that goal was achieved in the spring of 2017 when the City was awarded Bicycle Friendly Community Bronze status by Share the Road Cycling Coalition.
Here is a great idea for those wishing to do a bit of sightseeing by bike without having to venture too far from home. Bike along the Great Lakes Waterfront Trail from Port Whitby Park in the east, West Harbour Park (Hamilton) in the West, to Niagara Falls in the South and return to your starting point by GO Bus or GO train!