Sustainable Transportation

Transportation is the largest source of greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) in Caledon. You can reduce your carbon footprint by how you choose to travel. Try active transportation (walking or cycling), carpooling and using vehicles that use alternative low-carbon fuels (such as hybrid, biodiesel and electric).

Electric vehicles

A key strategy to reduce emissions from transportation and mitigate the impacts of climate change is to use electric vehicles. Driving an electric vehicle is estimated to save drivers between $1500 - $2000 annually, due to reduced maintenance and fueling costs. 

Incentives

The Province of Ontario has a Green Vehicle License Plate program. The program allows vehicles with green plates to use the high occupancy vehicle (HOV) lane even if you are the only person in the vehicle.

The Federal Government offers incentives up to $5,000 for the purchase of electric vehicles in Ontario.

Charging stations

There are more than 4,500 public charging stations in Canada. The Province has funded 500 stations (Level 2 and Level 3) in Ontario.

Charging levels 
Level 1
  • This is the slowest charging station
  • It charges about an 8 km driving range per hour of charge
  • It takes about 8 to 10 hours to fully charge most electric vehicles
  • This is the typical charging station people install in their homes
Level 2
  • This is the most common charging station
  • It charges about 30 km of driving range per hour of charge
  • It takes about 4 to 6 hours to fully charge most electric vehicles
  • These charging stations are typical in businesses, recreation centres and malls
Level 3
  • This is the fastest charging station
  • It charges about a 250 km driving range per hour
  • It takes about 40 to 45 minutes to fully charge most electric vehicles
Caledon-owned charging stations

View the Town of Caledon Electric Vehicle Charging Stations Map for more information regarding the location and status of our electric vehicle charging stations.

You can also find the location of other charging stations on Plug Share.

Electric Charging Station Location and Fees
Location and AddressCharge LevelCharging FeeNumber of ChargersNumber of Connectors
Ann & Samuel Sterne Municipal Parking Lot- 7 Timothy St, Bolton Level 2 $1.00/hour* 2 2
Albion Bolton Community Centre- 150 Queen Street South, Bolton Level 2 $1.00/hour* 1 1
Albion Bolton Community Centre- 150 Queen Street South, Bolton Level 3 $0.20/minute 1 2
Caledon Centre for Recreation and Wellness- 14111 Regional Road 50, Bolton Level 2 $1.00/hour* 2 2
Caledon East Community Complex, 6215 Old Church Rd, Caledon Level 3 $0.20/minute 1 2
Caledon Town Hall- 6311 Old Church Rd, Caledon  Level 2 $1.00/hour* 4 6
Caledon Village Place- 18313 Hurontario St, Caledon Level 2 $1.00/hour* 1 2
Caledon Village Place- 18313 Hurontario St, Caledon Level 3 $0.20/minute 1 2
Humber River Centre- 28 Ann St, Bolton  Level 3 $0.20/minute 1 2
Humber River Centre- 28 Ann St, Bolton  Level 2 $1.00/hour* 1 1
Margaret Dunn Valleywood Branch- 20 Snelcrest Dr, Caledon- Out of Service  Level 3 $0.20/minute 1 2
Southfields Community Centre-225 Dougall Ave, Caledon Level 2 $1.00/hour* 4 8

*Please note all Level 2 charging stations are subject to a surcharge of $5.00/per hour after more than 4 hours of charging.

If you have an issue with a charging station, contact Charge Point at 1-877-850-4562 or Flo at 1-855-543-8356

Electric Vehicle Charging Fee (2024)

Beginning in 2024, all Town of Caledon owned level 2 charging stations may be subject to a $1.00/hour fee with a surcharge of $5.00/hour for charging sessions that exceed four (4) hours.

Fees for level 3 charging stations will remain the same at $0.20/minute. 

Active transportation

Walking and cycling are other forms of sustainable transportation. We have more than 260 km of publicly accessible trails for you to explore. Learn more about active transportation and our trails.