- 2/3 of trips in Vancouver will be by active transportation and transit
- 50% of kilometres driven on Vancouver's roads will be by zero emission vehicles
Nearly 40% of carbon pollution in Vancouver comes from burning gas and diesel in our vehicles.
Reducing our emissions means:
- Making transit and active transportation the easiest and safest choice
- Using zero emission vehicles when we do need to drive
Building the future we want
In a city that has transitioned away from fossil fuel vehicles, we'll enjoy:
- Cleaner air to breathe
- Better physical health from walking, biking, or rolling
- Quieter neighbourhoods
- Reliable, efficient, and affordable transit
Help change the way we move
Land-use planning is a foundational tool to create more complete walkable neighbourhoods.
We advance climate-friendly travel by:
- Building infrastructure, like sidewalks, bike lanes, bus bulges, and EV charging
- Delivering policies and programs to support walking, biking, rolling, transit, and zero emission vehicles
This work often involves collaborating with regional partners like TransLink External website, opens in new tab, BC Hydro External website, opens in new tab, other levels of government, and the private sector.
No matter how you get around Vancouver, there are resources and programs to support you.