At its October 17 meeting, the Town of Parry Sound unanimously approved PSAAT’s request to formally recognize the legacy of our past Chair, Wendall A. Fisher, known affectionately as “Wink.” Wink’s leadership on active transportation initiatives, such as bike lanes and paths like “The Link” trail between McDougall and Parry Sound, has been key to […]
Are you interested in seeing more people cycling and walking more places more often? We’re looking for volunteers to join Parry Sound Area Active Transportation (PSAAT). PSAAT is a grassroots coalition of dedicated individuals and organizations. Our purpose is to make bicycling, walking and wheeling safer, more convenient, and fun. For example, we would like […]
Great to see the new bike lanes on William Street! With this piece of infrastructure now in place, our community is another step closer to enjoying a complete network of cycling routes. Designated cycling routes can help keep cyclists safer, attract new cyclists, and make cycling a more viable means of daily transportation. Plans for […]
“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 […]
This new resource from the Alberta Centre of Active Living supports the call for more biking and walking everywhere. It reminds us of the many benefits of Active Transportation, from boosting the local economy to creating a stronger sense of community to curbing greenhouse gas emissions. To read more about why we need connected and […]
Making your community bike- and walk-friendly involves more than just pressing your way into traffic. If it’s done right, it can change an entire town!