City Plan Mobility System
City Plan envisions a city that is more equitable and affordable, where people aren’t paying more than 35% of their income on housing and transportation, and 50% of all trips are made by transit or active transportation.
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Bike routes are open year-round. Learn how to navigate by car, bike, or on foot.
Bicycle signals are located throughout the city’s bike network. Refer to these signals when crossing intersections. Signal timings may be adjusted as the downtown bike network evolves.
Bike-triggered crossings help cyclists cross at intersections.
Green Bike Boxes painted in a driving lane allow cyclists to do two things:
Green Bike Turn Boxes painted at intersections provide cyclists with a safe way to turn left or right. These boxes can be found in the bike lane or in a driving lane.
Note: Crossing two lanes of traffic to make a left or right turn from a protected bike lane is not permitted.
Striped green paint indicates that a bike lane is crossing an intersection or accessway such as an alleyway or entrance into a parking lot.
A raised crossing brings the level of the roadway to that of the adjacent bus stop. Transit users will be getting on and off the bus at this location.
When a shared pathway crosses an intersection, the crosswalk will be lined with white squares. These squares identify shared bicycle and pedestrian crossings and may be controlled by a pedestrian walk light and traffic signal.
Alberta Bicycle Association offers a variety of learning, recreational and competitive opportunities for BMX, Cyclo Cross, MTB XC,MTB DH/4X, PARA, Road, Track, and Recreation & Transport.
The Argyll Velodrome Association offers all age groups and genders riding and racing opportunities.
Bike Edmonton offers maintenance classes, cycling courses, youth and adaptive programs and operates two workshops with all the tools needed to get the job done
Offers workplace workshops that cover a basic mechanical check, recommended gear and road safety.
The City of Edmonton's Bike Safety Program offers free, drop-in Bike Safety Programs for ages 6-12 held at City of Edmonton Recreation Centres.
CAN-BIKE Canada offers a variety of bike training and online resources including an online course. For in-person skills courses, contact Chris Grant who is a CAN-BIKE instructor operating in Edmonton.
Ever Active Schools support the implementation of a variety of cycling initiatives, including safe cycling education, cycling clinics, guided rides, and bicycle rodeos as part of a school's action plan.
The City of Edmonton's Edmonton Bike Plan guides how biking fits into our city in the future and will support the City's vision of a connected, accessible city. Join their project updates to learn more.
Pedalheads offers a bike camp with eight instructional levels which take kids from training wheels to trails.
Mountain Equipment Co-op offers bike maintenance classes.
SHAPE provides encouragement and support to school communities to encourage their students to walk or bike to school. Schools can choose event days, walking programs or a weekly/month Walking Day to promote their plans.
Revolution Cycle offers bike maintenance classes.
United Cycle offers bike demos and bike clinics.
University of Alberta offers a fully-equipped community bike workshop at the University of Alberta campus.
BMX Racing Club allows riders to race as fast as they can over dirt jumps, around banked corners, and across the finish line.
Cranky's Bike Shop offers all age groups and genders riding and racing opportunities.
The Edmonton Mountain Bike Alliance offers riding opportunities for and improving mountain biking in the Greater Edmonton area.
HardCore Cycle offers all age groups and genders riding and racing opportunities.
Mud Sweat and Gears offers all age groups and genders riding and racing opportunities.
Pedalhead Bicycle Works offers all age groups and genders riding and racing opportunities.
Revolution Cycle offers a variety of riding opportunities including Women on Wheels, and road and mountain biking.
SheShreds offers groups for beginner and intermediate riders.
Women on Wheels YEG is a mountain bike club for women of all experience levels.
The Edmonton Bicycle and Touring Club is a recreational not-for-profit volunteer-run group that runs bicycling trips during the spring, summer and fall.
Cycle Logic offers all age groups and genders riding and racing opportunities, and the opportunity to ride in a group.
The Edmonton Road and Track Club offers all age groups and genders riding and racing opportunities.
For riders 30+ years of age, the Edmonton Masters Cycling Club offers road racing opportunities and training for cycling strength.
Red Bike offers all age groups and genders riding and racing opportunities.
Use this interactive and mobile friendly map to discover the bike routes, bike racks and trail cautions and closures citywide.
Detailed map showing Edmonton's Bike Network, including bike routes across the city.
Includes destinations, attractions, points of interest and a listing of bike stores, clubs and organizations.
Map showing Edmonton's Priority 1 Winter Bike Network. This network will be cleared within 24 hours. It includes on street lanes, river valley trails and bridges.
The Province of Alberta Traffic Safety Act, the City of Edmonton Traffic Bylaw #5590 and the City of Edmonton contain formal regulations regarding bicycle traffic and use of transportation and parkland facilities.
Cyclists have the same rights and responsibilities as motor vehicles. They're allowed on all roads as well as shared pathways, bike lanes, and bike routes.
Use the Discover YEG map to plan a route using Edmonton’s bike network. Edmonton’s Bike Plan aims to increase active transportation and safe and direct routes for people commuting to work, running errands, accessing the river valley for recreational trips and improved neighbourhood networks to connect people to local destinations.
Edmonton’s Safe Passing Distance Bylaw provides clear guidance for how much room people driving need to leave to safely pass people biking on the street. Visit Side By Side for complete information on the bylaw.
No. Bike lanes are open year round.
Bike lanes are dashed to indicate to motorists that they may cross the bike lane for certain manoeuvres, provided they have checked and it is safe to do so.
At bus stops, the bike lane is dashed to indicate that the bus can pull across the bicycle lane, and to notify the cyclist that buses will be pulling over.
Cyclists are required to yield to stopped buses as any motor vehicle would be expected to.
Here are a few risks of riding on the sidewalk:
Under the Province of Alberta Traffic Safety Act, the City of Edmonton Traffic Bylaw 5590, and the City of Edmonton Parkland Bylaw 2202, all groups including motorists, cyclists and pedestrians have rights and responsibilities. More information can be found at Cycling in Edmonton. If you believe a cyclist is acting unlawfully, please contact 311 to report.
Whether we are driving, biking, walking, or using a mobility aid, we each have a role to play so we can move safely around each other. The booklet,, outlines what we can do when driving and biking.