We aim to improve your quality of life by making Vancouver a city where moving on foot or by bike is safe, convenient, and enjoyable.
Transit should be fast, frequent, reliable, and accessible, and public spaces should be vibrant.
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Over the next four years, we will provide better infrastructure to get more people out of their cars and onto their feet, bikes, or public transit.
The metrics for Green Transportation rely on:
Mode share totals for baseline year (40% of trips in 2008) was based on data gathered through the National Census and Translink-administered survey, both are conducted only once every five years. A new methodology involving an annual Vancouver residents-only survey was introduced in 2013 to capture the same information, and will be used for measuring both Green Transportation indicators going forward.
This metric is maintained by the Transportation Division within Engineering Services at the City.
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The City of Vancouver's Transportation 2040 Plan provides a vision for how people and goods will move in and around Vancouver for the next 30 years.
Find out about Vancouver's protected bike lanes – how they work, where they are, and how often they get used.
VIVA Vancouver is a program that transforms road spaces into vibrant spaces for walking and gathering.
In summer 2016, we will launch a public bike share (PBS) system – a network of shared-use bicycles available for short-term use for a fee.
When you need to "go the distance", find pedestrian and bike-friendly alternatives to driving. Ride the bus, train, plane, or ferry.