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?
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:
Manager, Sustainable Transportation
Transportation Planning, Public Works
Region of Peel
Phone: 905-791-7800 ext. 4405
10 Peel Centre Dr., Suite A, 6th Floor
Brampton, ON L6T 4B9