Burnaby

Ride your bike in Burnaby? Interested in local cycling action, education or events?

Email your local Committee Chair to be added to the mailing list. Or join our Yahoo discussion group to follow the public discussion about cycling in Burnaby, and have your say. Click here to join

Current Campaign

The Gilmore Overpass is a dangerous part of the Sea to River Bikeway. We encourage you to email the Mayor of Burnaby and City Planner with Cycling Responsibility, Leah Libsekal, to let them know you want a safe and comfortable place to cycle on the Gilmore overpass.

Committee Contact

Meeting Information

HUB Committee Calendar

 

FortisBC Gasline Upgrades- Cycling Detours between Gilmore Ave and Holdom Ave

Route detour map, linked here. Further questions about how and where the FortisBC upgrades will impact cycling routes in Burnaby? Email burnaby@bikehub.ca or sign-up for updates from FortisBC here.

2018 Municipal Elections - Candidate Survey

Advance Voting October 6, 10 & 13, 2018
General Election Day October 20, 2018
For more election information visit Burnaby.ca.

 

 

Would your local candidates for mayor and council vote in favour of increasing cycling education, investment, and infrastructure that would #UnGapTheMap in your municipality and the region more broadly? And would they make these commitments within the next four-year election cycle?

We asked Burnaby candidates to complete a brief survey about their position on cycling, and the results are in! (Download PDF)

* Candidate responses listed in alphabetical order within each election race, beginning with Mayor.

Current Priorities

  • Designate a HUB representative for the City of Burnaby Bicycle Advisory Group
  • Commitment to improve the cycling entries and exits from the Iron Workers' Memorial Bridge
  • Connecting Burnaby's four town centres with All Ages and Abilities bikeways
  • Gilmore Hwy 1 overpass bikeway
  • BC Parkway improvements between Patterson station and Royal Oak station
  • Douglas Road Lougheed Highway along Highway #1 Overpass to Deer Lake Parkway and Wayburne Drive
  • Boundary Road from Central Valley Greenway to Frances/Union bikeway
  • Completion of the multi-use path on the east side of Sprott Street (crossing Hwy 1) and a 1.5m cycle lane on the west

Successes

  • New 3.5 metre wide pedestrian/cyclist multi-use path on the east side of Willingdon Avenue Overpass (crossing Hwy 1), and a new 1.5 metre wide on-road cycling lane along the west side (2014)
  • New 4 metre multi-use path on the west side of Kensington Avenue Overpass (crossing Hwy 1) and a 1.5m cycle lane on the east side (2014)
  • Plan to widen sidewalks and improve cycling access to Ironworkers Memorial Bridge (2013)
  • Participating in Movement for Health Day by planning a family bike ride at Burnaby Lake (2013)
  • HUB Burnaby committee honoured with an Environmental Award From the City of Burnaby (2012)
  • Assisted with the design of the Victory (2005), Cariboo (2005), Sea to River (2004), and Southeast Burnaby (2003) bike routes
  • Pushed for changes to Burnaby's Official Community Plan to better reflect needs of cyclists (2002)
  • Preservation of the Lougheed Highway bike lanes after construction of the Millennium SkyTrain line (2001)