Brampton Kids on Bikes Project research, which was conducted by volunteers from BikeBrampton, and funded by a grant from Heart & Stroke Foundation, has led to the conclusion that:
Peel Region needs to move from TRANSACTIONAL CHANGE to TRANSFORMATIONAL CHANGE to get more children walking or cycling actively to school.
Our research is as relevant today as it was when we did it!
Peel School Safety Videos
These videos encourage active transportation for health and academic benefits. Parents and children are urged to travel safely to and from school. Videos are part of a package of educational materials produced by Peel School Safety Committee. Partners included: Peel District School Board, Dufferin-Peel Catholic District School Board, Peel Region Police, Region of Peel, City of Brampton, City of Mississauga, Brampton School Traffic Safety Council, Safe City Mississauga, IBC/BAC, CAA and BikeBrampton, to encourage active transportation for kids.
Peel School Walk & Bike Handout – Peel School Safety Committee
Peel School Walk & Bike Presentation – Peel School Safety Committee
Peel Walk & Bike to School “Did you Know” Posters
Bike Boosters Safety Tips
Make biking a fun activity that gives you freedom to go places! Bike Boosters cards were prepared by Smartcommute Metrolinx and BikeBrampton, with a grant from Ontario Ministry of Transportation. These safety tips are a handy reminder for kids and adults, and can be downloaded from links below!