Recreational & Commuter Routes


Cycling Safety

  • Cycling Safety Pointers – A list from the City of Hamilton of cyclists’ tips, responsibilities, and news updates, including Hamilton’s new green bike boxes.


Cycling Programs

  • Hamilton Street-Railway’s Mountain Climber Program – Information on the HSR’s new Mountain Climber, which allows cyclists to take their bikes up the escarpment for free on certain buses.
  • New Hope Community Bikes – A learning hub for building and repairing bikes, offering safe cycling education, providing access to affordable transportation, and fostering a rich and inclusive cycling community.
  • CAN-BIKE – Run by Cycling Canada, the CAN-BIKE program is a series of progression courses taught on all aspects of cycling to ride safely, effectively, and enjoyably on the road.
  • Share the Road Cycling Coalition – Share the Road is a provincial cycling advocacy and education organization working to build a bicycle-friendly Ontario by coordinating programs, events, and advocacy efforts across the province.


Government Cycling Policies

  • Cycling Master Plan – Hamilton’s Cycling Master Plan is intended to guide the development and operation of its cycling infrastructure for the next twenty years.
  • Ontario Bicycle Safety – Cycling laws, information, and more helpful resources from the Ontario Ministry of Transportation.


Friendly Streets

  • Friendly Streets Blog – Friendly Streets: Working together towards more walkable, bikeable neighbourhoods is a collaborative initiative between Cycle Hamilton and Environment Hamilton designed to engage community stakeholders in securing safer cycling and walking conditions in urban Hamilton. Check out their blog for more information!
  • Friendly Streets Hamilton Toolkit – Friendly Streets Hamilton recently put together a 14-module toolkit on traffic calming, cycle-friendly business tips, street vibrancy, and more! Check out the toolkit for full details!