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Walk, bike, roll, transit: Getting around the Vancouver way

Our goal: to help achieve our Climate Emergency Action Plan target that two-thirds of daily trips taken be by active transportation and transit by 2030.

Over the past 20 years, the number of people living, working, and travelling in Vancouver has grown, and there are more trips than ever.

Despite this, the total number of motor vehicles entering Vancouver and downtown has declined. More people than ever choose to get around by walking, cycling, rolling (mobility aid, skateboard, scooter, etc.), and transit.

By walking, cycling, rolling, and taking transit more often, you’re:

of trips in Vancouver are made by walking + rolling, cycling, or transit.

Walking

Vancouver is rated one of the most walkable cities in the world.

Cycling

Learn more about cycling in Vancouver, including routes, maps, and current projects.

Mobi, our public bike share system

With bicycles located across the network, Mobi by Shaw Go offers a convenient and affordable way to get around.

E-scooters

We've been selected to participate in a three-year electric kick scooter pilot program.

Public transit

Learn more about TransLink’s skytrain, bus and SeaBus network.

Car-sharing, carpooling, and ride-sharing

Save the environment and make new friends. Find out how to join a carpool, car-share, or car co-op.

VanGO

VanGO is dedicated to promoting and encouraging active transportation and transit, as well as reducing private vehicle trips.

School Active Travel Program

Our program seeks to encourage and promote walking, cycling, and rolling to school.

Making Streets for People Program

Review projects that have been implemented to help businesses and support public-life, such as pop-up plazas, Slow Street, and more.

Greenways for walking, cycling, and rolling

We design and build safe, nature-rich paths that encourage you to explore Vancouver without using your car through the Greenways program.

 
Carshare moving towards zero-carbon options
of trips are made by sustainable modes (walking, cycling, rolling, and transit)
of bike networks are designed for all ages and abilities (AAA) as of 2021
kilometres of Slow Streets installed to make it easier for people to walk, cycle, and roll
kilometres of cycle routes as of 2021
daily cycling trips made in 2020

Transportation safety

Vancouver's transportation safety action plan has a goal to move towards zero traffic related fatalities.

Visibility and safety tips

Know how to stay seen and safe during dark times of day and wet weather.

Signs, signals, and regulations

Recognize the signs and signals used in Vancouver and know the regulations that help keep everyone safe.