TandemEyes is a cycling club for people with vision loss. We provide the tandem bikes (bicycles built for two) and training for all captains (experienced cyclist on the front of the bike) and stokers (person with vision loss on the back of the bike). We need people to captain our tandems on Monday and/or Wednesday […]Read More about TandemEyes Needs Experienced Cyclists
Author: Susan Sauve
Author: Susan Sauve
In case you missed it, last week was the wrap-up celebration and awards announcements for this year’s Shifting Gears Transportation Challenge. Highlights this year featured more weekly prizes, a sleek trip tracker, some new workplaces participating with impressive results and some keen community participants. The wrap-up was super fun with our new bicycle powered blender […]Read More about Shifting Gears Wraps Up with Blender Smiles!
Date: Wednesday, June 8 Time: 4 – 6 p.m., awards at 4:30, door prizes at 5:00 Location: Millenium Park Display Room, beside the Silver Bean Everyone is welcome to come to the Shifting Gears Wrap-Up Celebration. We have something for everyone including awesome door prizes, free B!KE check-ups, new cycling maps, snacks and if it […]Read More about Shifting Gears Wrap-Up Celebration
GreenUP is working with the City of Peterborough and other partners to encourage families to walk, bike or bus to school. A new element of the program is Park & Stride, where parents walk the last few blocks with their children to school. The media release provides more details.Read More about Walking to School Hits its Stride in Peterborough Area
The Grade 8 Transit Quest is back! This program encourages students to use Peterborough Transit by providing them with a FREE transit pass for March Break. The Quest works to increase the familiarity of city youth with the Peterborough Transit system as they begin to travel independently. By increasing comfort levels at this age, transit […]Read More about Grade 8 Transit Quest is Here!
Have you noticed traffic congestion around schools just before school starts and finishes? Have you also noticed a lot of little ones trying to make their way home at the same time? Car Free School Days is working to protect our children by requesting that on every Wednesday, parents either walk their children to school […]Read More about Car Free School Days Expanding
On behalf of the City of Peterborough, get a one-year Student CarShare membership for only $40 ($75 value), if you register by Monday, January 25th 2016. Check it out at www.studentcarshare.ca/PTBO and use the promo code PTBO126. You do not have to be a student to join the carshare. Anyone with a driver’s license can […]Read More about CarShare Membership Deal This Week
The City of Peterborough and GreenUP are teaming up to offer a discount for this great transportation alternative! Pay only $40 for a one-year Student CarShare membership ($75 value). Everyone can join Student CarShare – you do not need to be a student. Learn more and Join using promo code 126GREENUP. This offer ends on […]Read More about CarShare Membership Deal This Week!
The 2015 Shifting Gears Awards Lunch will be held Thursday, June 11 from noon – 1 p.m. at Millennium Park in the room behind the Silver Bean. This is the first year that the program has grown beyond workplaces to the community. The Secondary School and Workplace Awards will be presented, as well as recognition […]Read More about Shifting Gears Awards Lunch
Registration is now live for this year’s cycling courses, taught by GreenUP and B!KE instructors. Build confidence, meet other cyclists and keep the rubber side down!Read More about Cycling Courses for Offer