Active Travel

The Active Travel Office (ATO) serves as the single point of contact within Government on active travel policy and implementation, including coordination and engagement with the community on active travel matters.

Active travel means a mode of transport which involves physical activity such as walking and cycling to get from one destination to another - including travel to and from the places we live, work, learn, visit and play. These are some of the most efficient and effective ways to incorporate regular exercise into our daily lives, reducing many long-term health risks and contributing to our mental and physical health and well being.

The ACT Government remains committed to delivering on a healthy, active and vibrant Canberra under the Healthy Weight Initiative.

Together, let's make Canberra the best city in Australia to walk and cycle.




Walking has a range of health benefits and can be an efficient way to travel short distances.



A range of information including how to choose a bike and cycling to work.

Active streets for schools

Active Streets for Schools

Making the environment around schools safer to ride, walk, scooter or skate.

About the ATO

About the Active Travel Office

Bringing together active travel stakeholders and promoting initiatives.


For more information contact Access Canberra on 13 22 81.

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