2014 Fall Fun Ride — Saturday, October 4
Plans are underway for this year’s community bicycle ride! Participants will depart from Parry Sound Mall at 10 a.m. and head for McDougall Recreation Centre. All welcome! More info coming here soon…
What is Active Transportation
Active Transportation is any form of human-powered, non-motorized transportation, such as walking, cycling, paddling or rolling.
Using Active Transportation In West Parry Sound
Case for Active Transportation in our Community
Imagine if more travel in and about Parry Sound was made by bicycle or on foot:
- Cleaner air
- A stronger, more vibrant community
- Healthier residents
- Less traffic congestion
- Increased accessibility
- Safer streets
Imagine if YOU made more trips in and about Parry Sound by bicycle or on foot:
- More money and better health
- A sharper mental edge
- Free and easy parking
- Pleasant ( perhaps surprising) daily social encounters
- Less stress and more time outdoors
- Great role modeling
- More FUN!
DID YOU KNOW?
Experts agree that moderate physical activity reduces the risk of premature death related to chronic disease and improves psychological and emotional health.
In Canada, more than half of car trips are less than five kilometers, ideal distances to cover by walking, cycling, in-line skating and other modes of transportation.