Issues

Topics of interests to cyclists in the Region. Includes cycling related news, information, and calls to action.

Featured Issues

Bike Lanes on Charlotte

Bike Lanes on Charlotte

Why is this an issue now? Currently, the City is undertaking road work along three sections of Charlotte Street. Stretches of Clonsilla Avenue and Charlotte Street to the west of downtown are undergoing a resurfacing and restriping process completed once every 20+...

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Cycling Infrastructure and Peterborough

Cycling Infrastructure and Peterborough

How is the way people move around cities changing? Over the past decade or more, cycling has become an increasingly important part of the urban transportation scene. Peterborough is no exception to this trend. In a smaller city such as ours comes greater accessibility...

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Complete Streets

Complete Streets

What are Complete Streets? Complete Streets are simply streets designed and built for everyone. They are different from streets designed for people driving cars first and everyone else second—the way we have built streets for the last century or so. Complete Streets...

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Other Issues

Teach the Reach – Sign the Petition

Teach the Reach – Sign the Petition

Share the Road needs our help to get the required signatures on this petition:The Teach the Reach Act would see the Dutch reach method enshrined in driver’s education, making sure that the next generation of drivers is equipped with the knowledge to prevent ‘dooring’...

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2017 Peterborough Bicycle Advisory Committee Survey

2017 Peterborough Bicycle Advisory Committee Survey

The Peterborough Bicycle Advisory Committee conducted a survey of local people interested in cycling to find out how safe and welcome they feel cycling in Peterborough. The Committee works to make the city and county more bike friendly, so they wanted to see where we...

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Provincial Election – June 2018

Provincial Election – June 2018

It’s Election Time - DON’T LET ONTARIO FALL BEHIND! This year, Ontario will be investing $93 million to provide safe and low-cost commuting options for residents by enabling people to ride their bikes. This represents a doubling of the initial $42.5 million investment...

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Share the Road’s Cycling Survey

Share the Road’s Cycling Survey

Share the Road Cycling Coalition released their 2018 opinion poll data at the 10th Annual Ontario Bike Summit on April 18th. The poll found that "Ontarians most often say they would prefer to ride a bicycle more than they do, and a majority say they would do more...

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