How We Move

Icon representing transportationThe road network in rural areas is a lifeline providing access to amenities like gas stations, grocery stores, community centres and support programmes. Transportation is the largest contributor of greenhouse gases from fossil fuels in the County at 70%.


Get On Your Bike and Ride!

A person in a blue shirt bike riding on a cement two lane bike trail surrounded by treesThe County of Wellington and its partners have worked to implement the Active Transportation Plan since 2012 (Active Transportation - Wellington County). The plan identifies existing and proposed routes for commuting and leisure active transportation. More information about trails and routes in each municipality can be found here:

Wellington County Tracts and Trails offer a range of experiences for leisure active transportation. Visit our County Trails webpage to learn more!


Electric Vehicles

Individual charging their electric vehicle from their home garage.Recent announcements about electric pickup trucks coming to market and advancements in battery performance, EV manufacturers have addressed the needs of rural residents. With ranges of up to 400 km on a single charge, rural drivers can confidently complete most daily trips without the need to recharge. And if you do, access to charging infrastructure is increasing in Wellington County and surrounding areas. The County of Wellington provide three fast chargers (Puslinch library, behind the Old Poste Office in Guelph, Arthur library).

 

Pinpoint Icon  Chargers are mapped through Plugshare. PlugShare - EV Charging Station Map - Find a place to charge your car!

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