Projects & Successes

We work with local and regional governments, community groups & businesses on projects related to cycling policies and infrastructure, bike education, and awareness; these projects help build healthier, happier, more connected communities.

Current Projects

  • UnGapTheMap: Defining priorities for an all-ages and abilities (AAA) regional cycling network, connecting all Metro Vancouver communities. Find out more >>
  • Supporting the TransLink Mayor’s Council 10 Year Vision for new transportation & funding recommendations on vital improvements to Metro Vancouver’s transit, biking and walking systems. Find out more >>
  • Ensuring accessibility of major bridges for bicycles and pedestrians in Metro Vancouver. Find out more >>
  • Recommending cycling-related changes to the Motor Vehicle Act of BC to improve road safety for vulnerable road users. Find out more >>
  • Bike education standardization and access across the region. Find out more >>
  • Engaging with provincial health authorities to obtain support for Bike to Health promotion across Metro Vancouver. Find out more >>
  • Supporting integration of cycling and related improvements to commercial streets and business districts across Metro Vancouver.
  • Working with key stakeholders to promote bike theft awareness and prevention. Find out more>>

 

Successes

HUB encourages government decision-makers, stakeholders, business and resident groups, to improve cycling conditions in Metro Vancouver.

Many improvements we've recommended to municipal and provincial governments, plus TransLink, have resulted in wins for active transportation, road safety and healthy communities. Here are some key accomplishments we’re proud to have been part of:

  • Additional 33% increase in BikeBC funding and over 300% increase in TransLink funding to connect the cycling network (2016)
  • Protected bike lanes in Maple Ridge and Surrey (2016)
  • City of Vancouver's landmark agreement to purchase of CP's Arbutus railway lands, and commitment to develop a 9-km greenway (2016)
  • Cycling safety improvements on the Stanley Park Causeway (2015-16)
  • 50% increase in BikeBC funding to connect the cycling network (2015)
  • Ironworkers Memorial Bridge east side bikeway widening completed (2015)
  • Approval of AAA Cycling Network Plan for the City of North Vancouver (2014)
  • Bike route and safety improvements & traffic calming in Kitsilano (2013 & 2014)
  • Revisions & updates to ICBC online driver's training regarding interactions with people on bike (2013)
  • Commitment from Provincial Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure and the Vancouver Park Board to improve cycling safety on the Stanley Park Causeway (2013)
  • Cycling Education Commitment from City of Surrey to Reach All 100 Elementary Schools (2013)
  • Canada Line Bridge, Cambie Bridge, and Union-Adanac Bikeway Improvements Approved and Construction Started (2013)
  • Comox-Helmcken Greenway Phase 1 Opening (2013)
  • Ironworkers Memorial Bridge Bikeway Widening Commitment (2013)
  • Cycling education in all New Westminster middle schools (2012)
  • North Shore Cycling Map Developed in partnership with HUB Local Committee (2012)
  • Downtown Vancouver Separated Bike Lanes Made Permanent (2012)
  • Surrey: Opening of the Pioneer Overpass, Completion of Surrey's First Neighbourhood Bike Boulevard, Opening of Cycling Overpass over Hway 1 at Tynehead Park (2011)
  • Canada Line Separated Cycling Bridge between Richmond and Vancouver Completed (2009)
  • Central Valley Greenway Opening (2009)
  • Burrard Bridge Separated Bike Lane Opening (2009)
  • Bike Racks on all Buses (2007)
  • Pedestrian & Cycling Improvements on Queensborough Bridge (2006)
  • Bikes on SkyTrain (2003) & Expansion of Access (2005)
  • Patullo Bridge Sidewalk Off Ramp Improvements (Surrey, 2003)
  • Wider Sidewalks for Cyclists on Lions Gate Bridge and Stanley Park Causeway, Preservation of the Lougheed Bike Lanes (2001)

 

Get Involved

HUB Local Committees are in most Metro Vancouver municipalities, working to improve cycling education, infrastructure and policy. Join HUB and attend monthly meetings to get involved with a working group.