The Regional Municipality Of York


York Region is a great place to get out and explore by bicycle. Cycling clubs, specialty and repair shops, multi-use paths and YRT bike racks are all available, as are safety and education programs. We encourage our citizens to consider cycling. Cycling is a quick, smart and environmentally-friendly form of transportation.

These design guidelines help consultants prepare tender packages for York Region. They help with designs for road and water and wastewater, as well as pedestrian and cycling infrastructure projects.

Programs and resources, are available to improve your skills, confidence and enjoyment of cycling.

Resources for residents and visitors to plan cycling routes to work, school, shopping or to explore York Region by bike.

The Lake to Lake Route will be a major recreational and commuter Regional trail and is expected to be a major destination and amenity for all York Region and City of Toronto residents and visitors.

The bike boxes have been implemented to provide cyclists with a safe way to make left turns at intersections. This avoids cyclists having to cross three lanes of traffic to get into the left turn lane, and then turn across the rapidway bus lanes and three lanes of opposing traffic.

Pedestrian and Cycling Municipal Partnership Program, related policies and guidelines for consultants.

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