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Cycling on the Carrall St. Greenway

City projects to improve our cycling network

Designing cycling routes

Read the 10 "rules of thumb" that we consider when building cycling routes for people of all ages and abilities (AAA).

AAA Design Guidelines PDF file (1 MB)

Cycling for all ages and abilities

We are building and expanding Vancouver's cycling network with low-stress, high quality routes that are:

  • Safe and comfortable—regardless of your age and ability
  • Convenient, connecting you to destinations such as schools, community centres, transit stations, and shopping and employment areas

Guided by Transportation 2040, we will consult on and implement five-year plans that prioritize:

  • Creating routes with the highest existing or potential demand
  • Closing critical gaps and making spot improvements
  • Making high collision areas safer
  • Connecting key destinations

Learn more about current projects in the list, below.

Current projects to build, upgrade, and expand the cycling network

10th Avenue Corridor Project

10th Avenue Corridor Project

We're proposing to upgrade the 10th Avenue Corridor between Victoria Drive and Trafalgar Street to be more safe, convenient, and comfortable for everyone to walk and cycle.

People cycling on the Union-Adanac Corridor bike route with a person sitting on a bench

Union-Adanac Corridor

Learn about proposed improvements to the Union-Adanac Corridor between Gore Avenue and Kamloops Street planned for 2017.

Canada Line Bridge

Canada Line Bridge Pedestrian and Cyclist Connections Project

This project will link the Heather, Cambie, Ontario, and Kent Avenue bikeways with the Canada Line Pedestrian-Cyclist Bridge between Vancouver and Richmond.

Illustration of proposed Comox Helmcken Greenway

Comox-Helmcken

The Comox-Helmcken Greenway provides an important east-west connection through Downtown from False Creek to Stanley Park. It is being developed in two phases.

The traffic diverter at Union St and Hawks St on the busy Adanac bikeway benefited from a safety upgrade (photo by Pual Krueger)

Cycling Spot Improvement Program

Learn what measures we are taking to address bikeway maintenance issues and make the cycling network safer and more comfortable by reducing motor vehicle traffic. The focus will start where bicycle traffic and the potential to encourage more people to ride are highest.

Shared path in Kitsilano Beach Park along Cornwall Avenue

Kitsilano Beach Park bike path

Review the options to replace the informal diagonal path at the west of Kitsilano Beach Park to improve safety and accessibility.

People cycling in bike lane downtown

Downtown bike network

We are planning to upgrade and expand the the downtown bike network in summer 2016. Find out what routes will be affected.

Mobi by Shaw Go bike

Mobi, our public bike share system

Vancouver’s public bike share program - Mobi, bikes we share – launches in summer 2016. Learn more and sign up.

Point Grey Road - Cornwall Avenue Corridor

Seaside Greenway Completion and York Bikeway

The Seaside Greenway Completion and York Bikeway provide a safe, convenient, and comfortable walking and cycling connection between Burrard Bridge and Jericho Beach.

People cycling and driving private motor vehicles on SW Marine Drive

Southwest Marine Drive Bikeway Improvements

The City will repave SW Marine Drive, widen its bike lanes, and add buffer space to improve the safety and comfort of people cycling.

Cyclists on a trail

Stanley Park Cycling Plan

The Park Board is improving cycling facilities in Stanley Park to make the park friendlier and safer for people walking, cycling, using transit, driving, and for people with limited mobility.

Union-Adanac CorridorCanada Line Bridge Pedestrian and Cyclist Connections ProjectCycling Spot Improvement ProgramDowntown bike networkMobi, our public bike share system10th Avenue Corridor ProjectSouthwest Marine Drive Bikeway Improvements