Celebrating 30 years

Getting Around

Winnipeg Transit bus & bike rack (Source: www.winnipegtransit.com)

Travel is part of our daily life – to the grocery store, library, a friend’s house or the movie theatre. You need to get there, but you don’t want to sit and stew in traffic, or burn a lot of gas and money in the process. Find an option that fits your schedule and budget.

Walking and cycling

Pull on your comfy running shoes or tune up your bike to discover how easy, fun and fast it can be to get to work on foot or by bike.


Taking the bus is an inexpensive and easy way to get around. If you haven’t tried it in a while, you’ll be pleasantly surprised by all the new features. Try transit!


Share a ride sometimes or every day. Drive always, sometimes or never. Whatever your reasons, carpooling can work for you.


Put in a full day of work without even leaving the house. You can save yourself the time and stress of the daily commute by working from home.

Fuel efficient driving

Reduce your fuel consumption, save money at the pump, and at the same time reduce CO2 emissions. Learn more about ecoDriving!

Active & Green e-newsletter

Sign up to receive the Active & Green e-newsletter, published 3 x per year. Hear about the latest news and events in Winnipeg related to green commuting.

Practical Living Tips

Plan your commute

The week of the Commuter Challenge is a perfect time to try…

GoHappy – Our Services

We offer a range of options to help you assess, plan and…

GoHappy – Featured Projects

Over the past 10+ years, we have worked with many employers, such…

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Family Living – Green Action Centre Style!

From diapers and clothing to holidays and travel, Green Action Centre staff share their favorite family-friendly blog posts.

Cycle through the fall or put your bike away?

Riding through the fall can be fun but also presents a few challenges. And if you’re putting the bike away until spring there are a few things to consider.

Seven things I learned in 5 years

30th Anniversary Guest Blog: Active transportation advocate Bruce Krentz shares 7 truths he’s learned in 5 years including his theory on why riding a bike on a busy road is kind of like wearing his wife’s underwear…

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Active commuting improves psychological well-being

Want to improve your mental health? This longitudinal survey from the UK shows a positive link between walking, cycling and even transit with psychological well-being.

Lack of exercise responsible for twice as many deaths as obesity

While this study reveals that physical activitiy is even more damaging than…

Mobilizing Knowledge on AT in Canada

This report summarizes effective approaches to Active Transportation across Canada, as well…

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David Suzuki at Work

The David Suzuki Foundation has created a great tool and resource for any and all eco-minded business women and men wanting to empower their co-workers into building a sustainable workplace.

Bike Winnipeg

Bike Winnipeg provides the latest news on commuter cycling issues, upcoming events, and tons of resources to advocate for improved cycling conditions in your community. And much more!

Victoria Transport Policy Institute

The Victoria Transport Policy Institute offers a wealth of information on sustainable transportation for free on its website to help improve transportation planning and policy analysis.