Help protect yourself and others by only traveling if you must. But if you need to share a ride for an essential trip, there are a few things you can do to help stay safe and reduce your risk of exposure to COVID-19.
Click here to view and download carpooling guidelines to ensure that every trip is a safe trip for the driver and the passenger.
Please note that SustainMobility recommends that all carpool activity is suspended until such time as deemed appropriate by the Ontario Public Health authorities.
Carpool Ontario is a state-of-the art ride‐matching software that allows users to find carpool partners based on a customized search criteria.
Whether you wish to drive a carpool or share a ride, Carpool Ontario is here to help! Save money, time and fuel and minimize your carbon footprint!
Click here to register a free account today!
* New registrants are required to verify their accounts to be entered into the prize draw. Verification is easy! Simply click on the link in the verification email that is sent to you after filling out the registration form.
If you do not see the verification email in your inbox, please check your Junk/Spam box.
Don’t miss out on the health benefits associated with physical activity! Get moving with the Active Switch Workplace Program by choosing active travel modes for your commute and other daily trips.
The Active Switch workplace online tool allows users to set goals, track and monitor progress and converts the distance travelled to illustrate the amount of calories you have burned and greenhouse gas emissions you have saved.
Track all your active trips on activeswitch.ca/workplace for a chance to win monthly prizes!
Note: Please select "Peterborough Public Health" workplace under City of Peterborough when creating an account on Active Switch.
Not sure how to register? Click here to download the Active Switch Flyer for instructions on how to register an account
As an employee at a participating Commute Ontario workplace, you are eligible for the Emergency Ride Home (ERH) program.
If you have an unforeseen emergency on any day you use a sustainable method to commute to work, you can request a reimbursement of up to $75 for your emergency transportation costs.
To submit an ERH claim, kindly click on the "Submit ERH Claim" link on the left navigation bar and complete the form.
Peterborough Moves promotes healthy and sustainable transportation including public transit, cycling, walking, carpooling and telecommuting. We offer programs geared to schools and workplaces and cycling skills courses. This site is Peterborough’s home for Commute Ontario information.
Click here to find out more about the program.
In Peterborough & the Kawarthas all roads lead to trails. Enjoy hiking, walking, cycling, horseback riding, and snowmobiling while taking in the seasonal beauty all year round.
Click here to find out more.
Ontario's Guide to Safe Cycling provides important information, tips and techniques to help make you a safe, confident cyclist whether you are a new or experienced rider.
Click here to view the guide.
Looking for a place to meet up with your carpool partner before entering the highway system? Take advantage of free Ministry of Transportation (MTO) carpool parking lots today.
Click here to find a carpool parking lot near you.
Carpool lots are restricted to a maximum of 120 consecutive hours. Selected lots are also served by public transit.
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Cut the costs of driving alone by carpooling. Enter to WIN $500 towards your gas purchases by logging in or creating an account on Carpool Ontario from carpoolmonth.ca
But Wait! There's More!
Earn an additional entry into the prize draw for each successful registration on Carpool Ontario. New registrants will be asked to provide the referring person's email address.
September is Transit Month!
Whether you are a regular rider or trying transit for the first time, Transit Month Ontario is a time to celebrate and reward transit riders.
Peterborough Public Health has teamed up with Commute Ontario to offer its employees FREE sustainable commuting programs for an easier, healthier, and more enjoyable commute. Click here to download an information package to learn more.