Active transportation allows people to make exercise part of their daily routine.
Methods for healthy transportation include:
People are unlikely to walk or cycle if it feels unpleasant or unsafe, or if distances make it impractical compared to driving. By making these modes safe, convenient, accessible, comfortable and delightful, we can positively affect the health and well being of citizens of all ages.
We use a number of data sources to monitor trends in the health of the city. We monitor progress toward Getting Around using data from transportation surveys and traffic incident statistics.
Sustainable transportation mode share
Number of active transportation trips
Steps toward achieving this goal in the first four years of the Healthy City Strategy.
Our goal is to make walking, cycling, and public transit preferred transportation options. Learn more about our Greenest City goal: Green Transportation.
Our Transportation 2040 Plan provides a vision for how people and goods will move in and around Vancouver for the next 30 years.
Healthy City Action Plan 2015 - 2018
See what we've got planned to help meet our goals.