Share The Road: Modernizing The CAN-BIKE Program

CANBIKE_Report_Image_copyCAN-BIKE is the cycling skills training standard in Ontario and Canada’s national cycling skills certification program. Since 1985, CAN-BIKE has offered a series of courses that aim to provide youth and adults with the skills and knowledge needed to safely and confidently ride a bike.

Through a highly-engaged and collaborative process, a set of recommendations for more targeted, modular and effective delivery are being implemented.  The goal is to increase the participation rate tenfold – from 1,100 per year to 11,000, within three years, with a longer term goal of 40,000 annually.

Read more about this positive undertaking here.

Author: Alan Medcalf

Alan is a post-corporate, volunteer, community builder living in Brockville, Ontario. He seeks to create sustainable lifestyle advantage for the community by creating opportunities for more people to choose to walk and to ride bikes. He promotes the health, social, environmental and economic benefits of active mobility.