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Learn how to navigate 102 Avenue and 127 Street bike routes on a bike or in a vehicle.

102 Avenue is now one-way for vehicle traffic heading east from 121 Street to 111 Street.

Over 4.2 km of new protected bike lanes, shared roadways and paths have been installed in West Central Edmonton to support and inspire Edmontonians of all ages to try new ways to get around in their communities and in the city. The new bike routes can be found on 127 Street and on 102 Avenue.

Map Legend

Painted Bike Lanes  Painted Bike Lanes

Protected Bike Lanes  Protected Bike Lanes

Shared Roadways Lower Traffic  Shared Roadways (Lower and High Traffic)

Shared-Use Path  Shared-Use Path

In Your Car

  • Watch for new signs
  • Don't stop on the green paint
  • Shoulder check and look both ways
  • Yield to cyclists when turning across the bike lanes

On Your Bike

  • Yield to pedestrians in crosswalks and at bus stops
  • Watch out for new signs indicating how to safely turn at intersections
  • Not sure how to navigate the bike routes? Dismount onto the sidewalk and observe what others are doing

On Your Feet

  • Watch for turning vehicles entering and exiting accessways 
  • When crossing the bike lane to get to a parked vehicle, yield to people on bikes

Be Aware and Take Care

Green stripes and white dashed paint on the roadway mark areas where drivers and cyclists may cross paths. Watch out for each other. 

Travelling slower along the Bike Routes will give you time to see and respond to all the new features. 

Using West Central Bike Route

All-Way Stops

There are a number of All-Way Stops along the 102 avenue bike route. Be aware, cyclists will also be riding in the bike lanes at these intersections.

On Your Bike and In Your Car
  • Come to a complete stop
  • Look both directions for cars or bikes
  • Motorists and cyclists proceed through the intersection in the same order they arrived
  • If road users arrive at the same time, the car or bike furthest to the right has the right-of-way and goes first

All Way Stop

Bike Turn Boxes

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. ​

On Your Bike
  • Move into the green box found either in a bike lane or driving lane
  • Position yourself in your new direction of travel and wait at the red light
  • When the light turns green, proceed through the intersection
In Your Car
  • Do not stop in a green Bike Turn Box
  • When the light turns red, stop at the painted white line behind the Bike Turn Box
In Your Car or On Your Bike
  • When stopped at an intersection, do not stop on the "X"

Bike Turn Boxes


Note: Crossing two lanes of traffic to make a left or right turn from a protected bike lane is not permitted.

Bike Turn Box Video - Turning Left

Bike Turn Box Video - Turning Right

Bike-Triggered Crossings and Bicycle Signals
Bike-Triggered Crossings
  • Help cyclists to cross at intersections

On Your Bike

  • Watch for the "Entering Bike Detection Zone" sign
  • Once you pass the sign, stop and wait; you will be detected by the sensors
  • Cross when the light turns green

In Your Car

  • Be aware of bikes crossing the intersection
Bicycle Signals
  • Will be located throughout these bike routes
  • Refer to these signals when crossing intersections
  • Signal timings may be adjusted as the bike routes evolve

On Your Bike, In Your Car and On Your Feet

  • Watch for signs indicating signal phase changes 

Bike Triggered Crossings

Green Stripes or White Dashed Paint at Crossings

Green Stripes or White Dashed Paint at Crossings indicate that a bike lane is crossing an intersection or accessway, such as entrances into parking lots or alleys.

The paint markings at intersections and accessways will vary depending on the volume of traffic at these locations.

On Your Bike
  • Look both directions before crossing
In Your Car
  • Look both directions before crossing
  • Yield to cyclists in the bike lanes and pedestrians in the crosswalk
  • Do not block the bike lane
  • Watch for the new signs indicating changes to turning rules

Green Stripes or White Dashed Paint at Crossings

Protected Bike Lanes

On-street Protected Bike Lanes are separated from moving and parked cars. These lanes will be either raised to the level of the sidewalk, or will have a physical barrier making driving and cycling more comfortable. Protected Bike Lanes may allow for travel in one or both directions.

On Your Bike
  • Watch for signs and paint symbols indicating the direction of travel
In Your Car 
  • Look both directions and yield to bikes when crossing
In Your Car and On Your Bike
  • Travel slower along the bike routes so you have time to see and respond to all the new features

Protected Bike Lanes

Raised Crossing at Bus Stops

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.

On Your Bike 
  • Slow down and yield to pedestrians
On Your Feet
  • Be aware and look both ways before crossing
  • Do not wait/stand in the crossing

Raised Crossings at Bus Stops

Shared-Use Paths

Shared-Use Paths are for many activities - you can bike, walk, run, and more. 

Some sidewalks may be designated as Shared-Use Paths. Watch for signs.

On Your Bike
  • Use the path to travel in both directions
  • Ring your bell to pass
  • Slow down and pass on the left
  • Yield to slower users
On Your Feet
  • Keep to the right
  • Be aware that others may pass you on the left

Shared-Use Paths

Turning Right - Exiting the Bike Lane

At some intersections, there will be breaks in the protective barrier to allow cyclists to merge out of a bike lane and into the driving lane in order to make a right turn. Watch for signs. 

On Your Bike
  • Shoulder check for vehicles in the driving lane
  • Signal to change lanes
  • Merge into the driving lane when safe to do so
  • Yield to oncoming traffic at the intersection
  • Turn when safe
In Your Car
  • Watch out for bikes entering the driving lane from the bike lane
In Your Car and On Your Bike
  • When stopped at an intersection, do not stop on the "X"

Turning Right Exiting the Bike Lane

Exiting the Bike Lane to Turn

Learn how to turn from a protected bike lane using the break in the barrier.

Request A Ride Along

Interactive tours led by the City's Bike Education Street Team.

What’s Next?

Installation of the 127 street bike route will continue north of 111 avenue to 118 avenue with the Inglewood neighbourhood renewal in 2018.

For More Information

311 Contact Centre

Online Contact 311 Online

In Edmonton: 311
Outside Edmonton: 780-442-5311

TTY 780-944-5555

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