Active Transportation

Active Transportation means using human power to travel between places. Walking, cycling, using a wheelchair, in-line skating and skateboarding are all forms of active transportation.

Active transportation programs in Peel

Why Use Active Transportation?

Better health

Using active transportation can better your health and well-being by:

  • Keeping you physically active on a regular basis.
  • Lowering your blood pressure.
  • Increasing your energy.
  • Increasing your muscle strength.
  • Lowering your stress levels.

Less money plus a cleaner environment

You’ll save money — and cause less wear and tear on our roads — each time you leave your vehicle at home.

Active transportation also cuts down on:

  • Greenhouse gases
  • Air pollution
  • Noise pollution
  • The need for new parking lots and roadways

For more information, please contact:

Wayne Chan
Manager, Sustainable Transportation
Transportation Planning, Public Works
Region of Peel
Phone: 905-791-7800 ext. 4405

Mailing Address: 
10 Peel Centre Dr., Suite A, 6th Floor
Brampton, ON L6T 4B9

Revised: Wednesday October 19 2011

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