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
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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
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 sun is setting much earlier this week. To help you get ready for the new bike season, the Peterborough Bicycle Advisory Committee wants to share a few tips on how to be more visible on your way home from work or play this evening. There are many ways to be more visible when riding […]Read More about Be Bright, Be Visible
The City of Peterborough has announced that the Ashburnham/Lansdowne East section of the TCT – linking the City of Peterborough section to the Lang-Hastings section is now complete. This new section of trail is 1.8 km long including 1.2 km in the city limits from Lansdowne Street to just south of Technology Drive and 650 […]Read More about Opening of Trans-Canada Trail Link
Effective September 1, 2015, there are new rules about driving that everyone should know, and the Peterborough Bicycle Advisory Committee (P-BAC) wants to help spread the word. Until now, there has been no rule stipulating how much space a motor vehicle must leave when passing a cyclist. Now, drivers must leave a one-metre distance or […]Read More about New Rules of the Road