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
Week one of the shifting Gears challenge has come to an end, and there are winners galore! We drew names for ten $30 gift cards to local restaurants and stores. Cheers to our winners: • Jamie Fligg, Ontario Public Service • Serena Jewer, Peterborough Public Health • Kate Pitt, Ontario Public Service • Jason Bernard, […]Read More about Week One Winners for Shifting Gears!
The Peterborough Bicycle Advisory Committee will hold its Vernal Velo Event, Cycle into Spring, at the McDonnel St. Activity Centre on Thursday, April 28th from 7-9pm. P-BAC’s Vernal Velo Event celebrates the new cycling season and features guest speaker Justin Jones, Manager of the Bicycle Friendly Ontario program at the Share the Road Cycling Coalition. […]Read More about Cycle into Spring with P-BAC
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
Car Free Wednesdays now offers new ways to participate for both schools and families. Students can walk, roll, bus or Park and Stride for healthy communities and big prizes! Schools can register survey results for monthly prize draws and a chance at the Grand Prize. Families can submit #walktheblock cards for prize draws through May […]Read More about Car Free Wednesdays – Walk, Roll, Bus, or Park and Stride
The City of Peterborough is seeking public input on the draft concepts for the extension of the cycling lanes on George and Water Street from Hunter Street to Sherbrooke Street, including Sherbrooke Street between George Street and Water Street. On-street parking on both sides of the street will be maintained. More details will be provided […]Read More about Public Input Session – George/Water Cycling Lanes
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