Active Travel


Take the first step (or pedal) towards a healthy and active life. Active travel is a fun, safe and healthy way to get to work, school or social outings. Let’s make Canberra the cycling capital and Australia’s most walkable city.

The ACT has hundreds of kilometres of shared paths and a relatively flat terrain – ideal for cycling and walking. Find maps, bike stops and other facilities.

Active travel for the community

The ACT has hundreds of kilometres of shared paths and a relatively flat terrain – ideal for cycling and walking. Find maps, bike stops and other facilities.

Active travel for schools

Walk, ride a bike, scooter or skateboard, catch public transport, or combine these to get to and from school. Find out about initiatives to keep children active.

Active commuting

Add exercise to your day – take the stairs, catch a bus, or cycle to and from work. You can ride part of the way with Park & Pedal, run or walk to work, try Bike & Ride or locate a handy Bike Stop.

Health and other benefits

Active travel of any kind has long lasting health benefits. Re-think the way you travel.

Plan your journey

Compare travel times for cycling, walking and public transport with the Trip Planner.

Safety around schools

Find out what you can do to keep children safe around schools and read about the School Crossing Supervisor program.

Bike barometer and active travel data

Check today’s cycling numbers at the tracking location.

Guide to sharing roads and paths

Cyclists, motorists and pedestrians are all responsible for safe and courteous use of roads and paths.

Contact the Active Travel office on 13 22 81 or email TCCS.Activetravel@act.gov.au