“No matter how safe vehicles, roads and drivers are, all of these things will fail beyond certain speeds.” (Love 30 Canada) Municipalities around the world are reducing the speeds of motorized traffic, particularly on roads where vehicles and people mix. Research shows both the probability of a collision and the probability of fatal collisions increase […]
CAN-BIKE coming soon…
Want to help raise the profile of cycling in our community and make our streets safer for all users? Sign up for CAN-BIKE’s Advanced Cycling Skills course. Registration closes Mon July 10
West Parry Sound Cycling Routes
Did you know that West Parry Sound has over 225km of on road cycling routes? If you’re interested in road cycling or touring in Parry Sound, please check out our links page. The West Parry Sound Active Transportation Committee has compiled a resource of all the major on road cycling routes in the West Parry Sound Area. […]
Canadian Environment Week – Commuter Challenge!
The week of June 5-11 is National Environment Week and everyone is encouraged to take on the Commuter Challenge! Walk, ride a bike, take public transit or another form of environmentally friendly transportation to your destinations for the week of June 5-11. Nearly 50% Canadians are physically inactive (Heart and Stroke Foundation, 2011). Driving a car 18,000km costs $9,525 (Canadian Automobile Association, 2004) It takes […]
Biosphere Walk, Run, Pole Fundraiser for the WPSHC
On Sunday May 29, 2011 the West Parry Sound Health Centre is holding the Biosphere Walk Pole Run fundraiser event. Revenue generated will go to help support the West Parry Sound Health Centre in our community. Where: Charles W. Stockey Centre When: Sunday, May 29, 2011 Please check out the PS Run website (Link on our links […]
Follow Us On Facebook!
The West Parry Sound Active Transportatoin Committee has just launched its Facebook Page. Check it out through the ‘Find Us On Facebook’ link on our homepage or login to Facebook and search for West Parry Sound Active Transportation Committee. On our page you’ll find photos of Active Transportation routes in Parry Sound and information about where we are headed in […]