Advocacy Tools & Resources

Want to learn more about cycling in Hamilton and the surrounding area? We’ve compiled a list of some of the best resources to help you with everything from cycling safety to navigating the local trails. See the various categories below to learn more.

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  • Cycling Programs

    • 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.

    • 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.

    • 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.

    • 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.

  • 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.

  • Friendly Streets

    • 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!…

    • Friendly Streets

      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…

  • Government Cycling Policies

    • Ontario Bicycle Safety

      Cycling laws, information, and more helpful resources from the Ontario Ministry of Transportation.

    • 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.

  • Recreational & Commuter Routes

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