The County of Peterborough is in the process of developing an Active Transportation Master Plan, and is looking for your input! To help the study team identify the needs of pedestrians, preferred cycling routes, potential facility types and supporting active transportation programs and policies, visit their booth at Peteborough Pulse next weekend, fill our the […]Read More about Active Transportation Planning for the County
Peterborough Pulse returns to George Street on Saturday, July 16 from 9am to 3pm, opening up a car-free corridor to the downtown. Jog, skate, bike, scoot or stroll from Parkhill Road to Sherbrooke Street, and meet a few folks along the way. The community will be out with activities for all ages! Extreme hopscotch, bike […]Read More about Take a stroll down George Street!
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!