There are two amazing local cycling maps available through Peterborough & the Kawarthas Tourism, and at all local bike shops. One is the Cycling and Trails map that has an overview of all the multi-use trails and cycling friendly roads in the Peterborough area. The other is the Peerborough Short Routes map, which provides details […]Read More about Trail and Cycling Maps At Local Cycling Shops
Author: Susan Sauve
Author: Susan Sauve
On August 9th from 4-7 pm, join us for a Kids Bike Swap at B!KE. The swap will take place in the alley behind B!KE and can be accessed from King Street near the entrance to the parking garage. B!KE aims to keep bicycles safe and affordable. In that sprit this swap is aimed at […]Read More about Kid’s Bike Swap Today!
Do you have favourite places to ride your bike, and places that you wish you could ride? Is Peterborough more bike friendly than 3 years ago? The Peterborough Bicycle Advisory Committee (P-BAC) wants to know, and are asking you in their newly released survey. Whether you and your bike are somewhat strangers or encounter each […]Read More about Peterborough Cycling Survey
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
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