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Active Transportation

Active Transportation refers to the use of 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 improve 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

More Information

For more information, please contact:

  • Wayne Chan
    Manager, Sustainable Transportation
    Region of Peel
    Phone: 905-791-7800 ext. 4405
    E-mail Wayne Chan
  • Mailing Address:
    Region of Peel
    10 Peel Centre Dr., Suite B, 4th Floor
    Brampton, ON L6T 4B9

Revised: Friday October 14 2016


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