Our goal: Make walking, cycling, and public transit preferred transportation options
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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Our target: Make the majority (over 50%) of trips by foot, bicycle, and public transit
Our target: Reduce the average distance driven per resident by 20% from 2007 levels
Progress we've made so far
To learn more about this metric, see the 'How We Measure Success' section below.
How we measure success
The metrics for Green Transportation rely on:
- Annual survey data from Vancouver residents about chosen transportation modes and distances travelled
- Previous Translink Trip Diary survey data, which is conducted every five years; National Census transportation data; city and regional fuel sales data; and ICBC Aircare odometer data
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Initiatives that are helping us reach our goal and targets
Our plan provides a vision for how people and goods 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 the City of Vancouver’s public space innovation platform.
Vancouver’s public bike share program - Mobi, bikes we share – launches in summer 2016. Learn more and sign up.
When you need to "go the distance", find pedestrian and bike-friendly alternatives to driving.