Core Policy and Procedures Manual - Amendment Summary
June 2005

11.0 Transportation

11.3.2 Privately Owned Vehicles – policy 4 provides for voluntary use of a bicycle under the following conditions:

  • Employee wears an approved bicycle helmet and has taken a safety course;

  • Bicycle is in good working order and employee has insurance covering loss of bicycle while on government business; and

  • Commuting time is comparable to other modes of transportation.

11.3.3 Government Vehicles – policy 11 provides ministries the option of purchasing bicycles where the number of employees choosing to cycle warrants the costs of ownership and administration. The following conditions apply:

  • Employee wears an approved bicycle helmet and has taken a safety course;

  • Regular bicycle maintenance is provided by a private bicycle shop; and

  • Ministry-provided bicycles are securely stored at all times.

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