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    Bike Lanes

    What is a Bike Lane?Bike Lane Sign

    • A dedicated space on the road for cyclists.
    • In addition to Regulatory signs, Bike Lane symbols are painted on the road along with a solid white line.

    Benefits:

    • Reduces traffic and speeding;
    • Promotes alternative mode of transportation;
    • Provides identified space for cyclists; and
    • Promotes healthy living (active transportation).

     

    Who can use a Bike Lane?

    • All cyclists can use Bike Lanes.
    • EMS and Fire Trucks may cross or occupy a Bike Lane when responding to an emergency situation.
    • Private vehicles under contract to ActiVan Accessible Transit may pick up or drop off members in Bike Lanes.

     

    Restrictions:

    • Pedestrians are not to walk in Bike Lanes. They are to walk on sidewalks, multi-use paths or trails only.
    • Any motorized vehicle, including taxis, delivery trucks and motorists are not allowed to park, stop, or drive in Bike Lanes.

     

    Future Plans:

    • Town staff will monitor the operation of Bike Lanes and consult with the community.
    • The Town of Halton Hills has developed a comprehensive Cycling Master Plan (2010) to guide the implementation of Town-wide cycling infrastructure.
    • This cycling network will be implemented over the next 10 years and beyond.
    • See the Cycling Master Plan page for more information.

    Questions regarding the purpose, efficiency, and use of Bike Lanes should be directed to the Traffic Coordinator: 905-873-2601 Ext. 2215

    Questions regarding maintenance and repair of Bike Lanes should be directed to Public works: 905-873-2601 Ext. 2603
    Questions regarding Bike lane Laws and Parking should be directed to Corporate Services: 905-873-2601 Ext. 2903

     

     


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